Commissioning & Start Up Engineer - 3421578

Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS)
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    Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS)
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Job Description

Purpose of the Job

Lead preparation, planning and execution of Commissioning & Start Up activities in medium projects ($US100M-$US500M), in accordance with COMPANY procedures and processes In large projects ($US500M - $US1B) lead aspects Commissioning & Start Up activities as assigned by the designated Commissioning Lead

Dimensions Critical Interfaces

Direct Opex none

Direct Capex Medium project Shared responsibility for Commissioning & Start Up budget up to $US50M

Manpower Direct reports up to 5 Commissioning & Start Up Supervisors and 20 Commissioning & Start Up Technicians; Indirect reports up to 50 Contractor Commissioning Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians

Critical Interfaces Project Manager, Engineering and Construction Leads, Asset Owners organisation, Design, construction and commissioning contractor(s) and equipment Vendors and specialist service providers

Principal Accountabilities

People

Specify Commissioning & Start Up team resourcing needs

Manage assigned Commissioning & Start Up Supervisors and Technicians, including contractor resources

Coach practitioners regarding application of the Commissioning process and associated methodologies

Process

Produce project commissioning & start up deliverables (plans, schedules, manpower, budget, procedures) in line with corporate standards and methods

Develop and implement Flawless Project Delivery plans, including flaws identification, assessment and mitigation actions

Specify requirements for commissioning contractor support, including needs for temporary equipment and specialist services, and provide input to bid evaluations

Propose project commissioning budget and manage as delegated by project manager

Contribute to project design and quality assurance activities and deliverables

Provide input to, and support implementation of, project Risk Management, HSE and Quality Plans

Manage commissioning & start up execution activities and associated Permit to Work (PtW) requirements

Monitor and report status of commissioning & start up activities and plans, including commissioning contractor performance

Review approve commissioning & start up deliverables commensurate with own Technical Authority (TA) level

Technology (Systems and Tools)

Manage repository for project commissioning & start up documentation

Manage project application of Completions and Certification Management System (CCMS) and ensure timely and accurate data entry

Contribute to COMPANY Commissioning information repositories, including identification and selection of materials for inclusion as guidance, templates, checklists and best practice examples

Challenges

Historic performance in delivering timely, safe and efficient start up, and sustainable operation, of new or modified assets has been problematic This is largely due to inconsistent application of standards and processes and an underlying shortage of fully competent and experienced discipline members The Commissioning & Start Up Engineer is key to ongoing improvement in this regard by diligently adhering to standards and processes and requiring same of own team members and commissioning contractors From the construction phase onwards, the role may be performed on a rotational basis in conjunction with a back-to-back counterpart


REQUIREMENTS

Experience Qualifications Needed

Diploma level qualification or higher in an Engineering Discipline (Mechanical Static Rotating, Electrical, Instrumentation Control and Automation, Process Chemical)

Typically 8 to 10 years oil and gas industry experience including front-line supervisory roles for operations andor maintenance andor engineering andor commissioning Experience in commissioning field of oil and gas facilities (ie oil, gas plant, LNG, midstream and downstream facilities, power plant) Experience in sour operations is desired

Performed in lead role for Commissioning and Start Up activities in projects through multiple phases (Identify Assess, Select, Define, Execute) including

Implementation of commissioning strategy and execution plan;

Developing, implementing and managing commissioning plans, procedures and budgets;

Specifying commissioning contractor technical support requirements;

Leading multi-disciplinary pre-commissioning and commissioning activities (process, mechanical, instrument, electrical);

Technical and HSE risk identification and mitigation (including Flawless Project Delivery);

Application of a computerised Completions Management System;

Experienced in structured technical review or audit

Experienced and effective technical coach mentor up to and including SG4

Effective communicator, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate subject area within multi-disciplined project team

Challenges

Historic performance in delivering timely, safe and efficient start up, and sustainable operation, of new or modified assets has been problematic

This is largely due to inconsistent application of standards and processes and an underlying shortage of fully competent and experienced discipline members

The Commissioning & Start Up Engineer is key to ongoing improvement in this regard by diligently adhering to standards and processes and requiring same of own team members and commissioning contractors

From the construction phase onwards, the role may be performed on a rotational basis in conjunction with a back-to-back counterpart

Key Competences

Under review competences will come from JCP COMPANY-CSU Engineer-JG4

ElementProficiency Level

Lead HSSE Risk Management Skill

Prepare HSSE Risk Management Skill

Apply HSSE Risk Management Skill

Deliver CSU activities in Front End Knowledge

Deliver CSU Activities in Define & Execute PhaseKnowledge

Manage Project to Asset handover Knowledge

Develop operating standards, procedures, work instructions Skill

Define FPD Strategy and plan in Front End Knowledge

Lead a project FPD program during Define & Execute Knowledge

Conduct FPD health check assurance

Evaluate & Frame Opportunities Knowledge

Identify & manage project risks Knowledge

Develop project execution strategies and plans Knowledge

Integrate operational requirements and philosophies into project

Manage detailed design activities Knowledge

Manage operations readiness & assurance including CSU Knowledge

Handover & close-out work Knowledge

Manage the schedule and resource planKnowledge

Specify Quality Assure Control, develop PQP, perform QA QCKnowledge

Develop Lesson Learned participate in audits & reviews Knowledge

Set-up and manage project teams Knowledge

Operate well and facilities within operating envelopes Knowledge

Assure technical integrity and assess equipment system fitness for purpose Knowledge

Note For Discipline CSU Engineer focus shall be on discipline elements including Know how, How to do, troubleshooting, construction, pre-commissioning, maintenance procedures, application, etc

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:18th Aug 2020

Company Profile

Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS) is a professional petroleum engineering consultancy and services that has been established in 2008 with employees of over 30 years of experience in the sector of Oil&Gas upstream business.
Our extensive experience in the oil and gas industry has enabled us to gain remarkable position where we are able to deliver practical and cost effective solutions.
Our vision is to become the lead solutions provider for the oil and gas sector in the globe.



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