Commissioning Technician II

Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Job Reference 1190682

Location Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 22, 2023

Our client, a Major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Commissioning Technician II, to work on a 12-month assignment (subject to extension), in Carlsbad, NM.

Commissioning Technicians focus on the hands-on execution of field-based commissioning activities within their discipline, including verification of installation, energization, and function testing. The role is characterized by:
  • Strong technical skills within the specified discipline (e.g., Mechanical, Rotating Machinery, Electrical, Telecoms, Instrumentation) with a significant portion of experience being ‘hands-on’ fieldwork in their respective discipline.
  • Ability to efficiently work with other groups (engineering, construction, quality) to resolve issues.
  • Good communication skills and assertiveness to intervene when work is being done unsafely or not per required procedure.
  • Commitment to project priorities of safety, quality, and schedule.
  • Provide support for relevant discipline Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) as the company’s witness
  • Provide input for the development of A & B check sheets
  • Review and provide input for function test procedures
  • Support System Owners and Discipline Leads throughout Mechanical Completions & Commissioning Phases particularly with Field Activities
  • Organize discipline commissioning activities at system level
  • Ensure Red Line Mark-Up’s of P&IDs, SLDs and other critical drawings are controlled
  • Facilitate and participate in discipline and system walk downs
  • Track and witness construction A check sheets & commissioning B check sheets. Ensure correct information is recorded on the check sheets and other data required for handover to operations.
  • Monitor instrument punch clearance progress. Verify closure of raised punch items.
  • Identify any safety-related issues during commissioning activities at site
  • Participate and lead tool box talks
  • Develop and review Job Safety Analyses (JSAs) for suitability to task
  • Participate in regular safety hazard walks
  • Act as the first company contact for safety issues in relevant discipline scope/systems
  • Prepare daily discipline commissioning progress report
  • Identify, intervene, and recommend corrective action for any shortfalls affecting safety, schedule, or quality during the discipline commissioning process
  • Track permit to work compliance, bypass and override approvals for commissioning activities on a system and subsystem level
  • Serve as link from Operations to the Project Team for completion of outstanding work after Turnover activities relating to their discipline
  • Participate in Pre Start-Up Safety Reviews (PSSRs) and Final Walk downs
  • Assist the effort to capture commissioning lessons learned
  • Monitor the working conditions, cleanliness and overall condition at a system or subsystem level
  • Interface between Company, Contractor, Subcontractors, and Vendors in order to effectively do work
  • Previous experience in a closely related position
  • Discipline-appropriate certification(s) or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficient in Work Management Systems
  • Effective communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely describe conditions in the field and recommend remediation steps
  • Team Player; exhibits effective teamwork when working with persons over whom the person may have no direct authority and willingness to assist others
  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Knowledgeable of Project Completions activities and typical commissioning practices including typical Systems Completion Database software (e.g., WinPCS, MC+, CoConsole, Orbit)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.

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