Commissioning engineer

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Summary

Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

  • To promote HSE behaviour within the commissioning activities and verifies that HSE procedures are implemented by the commissioning team.
  • To develop a strategy in order to minimize offshore commissioning and minimize lost time due to interfaces.
  • To define, mobilize and manage an organization which will cover the preparation and the execution of commissioning
  • To manage the preparation of pre-commissioning/commissioning procedures and reporting tools (including technical database when applicable, planning, punch list control).
  • To manage the execution of commissioning to achieve maximum productivity, minimize cost and achieve smooth hand over.
  • To co-ordinate with other project entities/existing facilities.
  • To supervise the reporting of commissioning execution to ensure that all technical, contractual and cost information is properly recorded, collected and available for inspection/reference as required by law regulations and company policies.
  • To supervise the schedule of commissioning in order to reach the planned end date
  • Commissioning preparation phase: Responsible for the review and the approval of the various commissioning preparation tasks to be performed by the Contractor: work repartition, priorities, resources, schedule, coordination of the preparation team.
  • Review and approve the commissioning management procedures (hand over, interfaces, punch list, internal organisation‚Ķ).
  • Review and approve the commissioning dossiers prepared by the Contractor (including database populating and operational test procedures writing).
  • Coordinate activities of the Company commissioning supervision team (system engineers, discipline supervisors, planning/punch list controller).
  • Identify and address all interface issues with other project packages with respect to commissioning.
  • Prepare overall commissioning plan.
  • Commissioning execution phase: Responsible for the overall safety of commissioning activities.
  • Responsible for witnessing and monitoring the pre-commissioning activities performed by the Contractor.
  • Countersign all pre-commissioning dossiers at Ready For Commissioning (RFC) status.
  • Control all commissioning activities performed by the Contractor.
  • Check progress against planning and recommend any necessary corrective actions, close follow up on the punch list.
  • Ensure correct reporting of commissioning activities in the time frame.
  • Report immediately any unexpected events which may affect the commissioning of the plant or the startup
  • Review and approve the commissioning dossiers after completion of commissioning activities and sign the Ready For Start-Up and hand over certificates
  • Any other related activities that may be assigned by the hierarchy

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Education: Engineer
  • Professional experience: 8 to 10 years of experience in a lead commissioning role. Previous work experience in FSO/FPSO is a plus. Familiar with Total Opercom methodology, fluency in English, strong management and communications skills
  • Formal qualifications waived in lieu of proven campaign experience.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools.

Primary Skills:

  • Commissioning, HSE, FPSO.

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