Electrical Commissioning Lead

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1190388

Location Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Commissioning

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 15, 2023


Location: Stockton-on-Tees
Contract duration: initial 3 month contract
Contract type: PAYE contract inside IR35 - hourly rate basis
Start Date: ASAP
Project: Elbenhafen Brunsbuttel LNG

Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Account Manager: Ryan Kirkpatrick

As a leading global provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be in a position to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans in 2023.

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Commissioning Lead to support the Elbenhafen Brunsbuttel LNG project based in Germany. The successful individual(s) will be engaged on a PAYE contract basis, with an initial contract duration of 3 months.

The Commissioning Lead – Electrical is responsible for the coordination, planning, and execution of all Electrical pre-commissioning activities. The Incumbent will follow the Project Completions Framework to deliver a seamless facility testing, commissioning and start up process that focuses on the end user. The Pre-Commissioning Electrical Lead is responsible for accepting Electrical systems into service, ensuring all pre and post energization checks are completed utilizing the approved test records.

  • Implementation of the Project safety management systems during the planning and execution of Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Startup project phases, adapting them to the specific needs and unique risks
  • Responsible for HSSE performance for all personnel and facilities under their control
  • Participate in the development and implementation of detailed execution plan for non-energized, energized testing activities, including schedule and budget fully integrated with the project schedule and budget including:
    • System and sub-system scoping
    • Pre-Commissioning procedures
    • Commissioning procedures
    • System testing procedures
    • FAT & SAT coordination
  • Commissioning Raw materials, intermediates and spares list
  • Functional Loop checks of system Electrical
  • Function checking of actuated valves.
  • Redline AFC drawings
  • Facilitate test equipment calibration and certification verification
  • Assembling Loop Check field packages
  • Risk Management (system specific) and mitigations
  • Ensure compliance with engineering procedures, codes, standards & approved codes of practice
  • Review & approval of all Instrument engineering documents created by the contractor for commissioning.
  • Input to the Completions Management Tool (CMT) including review & approval of project specific ITR’s. (Check Sheets).
  • Provide input into project plans and schedules, achievement of agreed schedule.
  • Develop Instrument I&C commissioning staff Mobilization Plan.
  • Promote safety and environmental awareness through inductions, training, inspection, and promotions
  • Assist in investigation all incidents/accidents and near misses and present reports accordingly.
  • Monitor the Contractor’s Instrument equipment installation and pre-commissioning activities and ensure these are executed in accordance with the project HSE, technical specifications, quality standards and procedures defined in the contracts.
  • Monitor material and equipment delivery and ensure storage, preservation and maintenance are performed and recorded, in line with vendor requirements.
  • Review and comment on the Contractor’s documents on Instrument equipment including method statements, ITPs, work procedures and practices.
  • Prepare relevant Electrical equipment/system commissioning/energization and testing procedures
  • Ensure that the Instrument pre-commissioning and commissioning activities are properly organized, scheduled and conducted in a structured and safe manner, to test and certify that the installed equipment/systems, comply with the agreed performance parameters indicated in the design documents and specifications.
  • Responsible for the I&C Commissioning team and to oversee training, competency, supervision, and de-mobilization of personnel.
  • Responsible for the safe and timely execution of all Commissioning activities and integration of these activities with both Project and Operations.
  • Interfacing and coordination with the DCS & Automation Commissioning Coordinator.
  • Proactive in the promotion of HSSE at site, supporting the Client Management Team and Client HSSE.
  • Responsible for the development and communication of the requirements and timing for Electrical materials, resources and external services for Commissioning and ensures these requirements are secured.

  • The Commissioning Lead must have knowledge, skills, and ability to manage a diverse group of Electrical personnel.
  • An Electrical specific background in Power generation, Petrochemicals or Oil & Gas with Commissioning specific experience.
  • A degree / diploma in Engineering or similar with relevant experience is essential.
  • Experience in a commissioning or Maintenance role, including Completions and Commissioning of complex installations to effectively lead, supervise and resolve execution issues on a day-to-day basis.
  • Experience in computerized Project Completion and Certification System.
  • Experience in EPC/EPCM Contract management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with good communications skills are essential.
  • Thorough understanding of the risks and the technical/commercial issues associated with the development of oil and gas projects and operation of such plants/facilities
  • Extensive experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.
  • Must exhibit a strong track record of completion and success in delivery of commissioning and projects safely.
  • Identify efficiencies in work scope execution methodology and sequence.
  • Functional knowledge of all project discipline systems, design and reporting processes.
  • Be able to liaise with the completions team to ensure that all certification and handovers are in place against schedule and identify risk.
  • Strong Software skills.
  • A fluent understanding of LOTO process and Permit to Work.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

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