Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

Singapore , Singapore

Job Reference 1193283

Location Singapore , Singapore

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Commissioning

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 27, 2023

Airswift is seeking to invite an experienced mechanical commissioning lead on a short-term contract, project based.
Responsibilities are but not limited to:
  • To independently review & develop various complex commissioning deliverables, analyze the documents and highlight the shortfalls through vigorous review process and address these shortfalls with the team.
  • Develop Offshore Commissioning Procedures for Topsides Mechanical systems.
  • To support in developing project deliverables as per project & client requirement.
  • Prepare & Review of company development work methodology / procedures.
  • Capable of managing demanding expectations of clients which may range from addressing gaps to unexpected work scope variations while ensuring conformance to the project, regulatory and contract requirements.
  • Independently deals with regulatory authority, class, vendors and clients with regards to comments or queries on commissioning deliverables and develops technical/engineering solutions to the issues raised.
  • Compliance with the company’s HSEQ policies and objectives
  • Participates in meetings with the project team to review progress and addresses interface/implementation/execution issues where necessary based on the standard procedures, practices and lessons learnt from past projects to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.
  • Leads site execution team on performing pre-commissioning and commissioning activities planned for the Topsides Mechanical systems, managing the interfaces with Construction and Pre-Operations teams, ensuring adherence to Operations safe system of work regarding all the Topsides System Commissioning SoW.
  • Commissioning of Topsides Mechanical systems, Functional tests and system certification with Class Society.
  • Ensure all regulatory and statutory testing and requirements are performed and records are maintained.
  • Perform Risk assessment for the commissioning scope, conduct toolbox meetings
  • Ensure to supervise Technicians to carry out commissioning activities in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW requirements
  • Day to day Planning of work, Manage schedule & targets of the project as required.
  • Identify and manage resource requirement to meet schedule and targets.
  • Prepare and maintain commissioning records of site observations, testing processes and checklists
  • Coordination of functional testing of commissioned systems and engaging the Operations Team when and where needed
  • Troubleshoot the logic function, suggest modification plan of logic diagram, liaise with I&C engineer as well as ICSS vendor, and implement.
  • Execute pre-commissioning and commissioning as per procedure and sign-off respective documents with Client representative for system closure. 
  • Lead the team to perform Start-up at offshore following the start-up procedure, stabilization and performance testing.

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Minimum experience of 14 years work in onshore/offshore Oil & Gas area or FPSO line(s).
  • Ability to define concepts of completion process.
  • Experience in Complex Gas Compression, Injection, Export Systems and Thermodynamic requirements for Heat Recovery and Steam systems.
  • Have proven project experience and skills within the field of Testing, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning execution and startup at offshore
  • Experience in offshore plant startup and stabilization and able to provide Operations with technical support throughout start-up, stabilization and performance testing.
  • Experience on commissioning and startup of Gas Compression and Gas Treatment plants.
  • Experience on commissioning and startup of Water Treatment and Water Injection plants.
  • Work experience within strict regulatory environments and aligning commissioning independencies with engineering compliance and contractual requirements.
  • High safety awareness is mandatory.  A good knowledge of managing simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) is essential. Significant knowledge of multiple technologies, projects and applications.  Working knowledge of competing and alternative technologies.
  • Familiar in use of Software, Database systems related to System Completion, Project Management (MS Project / P6) and General computer literacy (MS office).
  • Shows evidence of good Organizing / Management skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to take lead.
  • Good communication skill.
  • Commitment to take responsibility.


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