Projects - Commissioning Lead

  • Category
    Engineering - Mechanical
  • Contract Type
  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta

Projects - Commissioning Lead Job
Calgary, AB

We are currently seeking a Projects - Commissioning Lead for our large Oil and Gas client in Calgary, AB. The Commissioning Leads focus is on planning and coordination field execution of commissioning activities, including development or review of deliverables as well as oversight of project team discipline commissioning specialists for a single discipline or defined scope. Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience leading commissioning on medium sized projects, $100M in total project costs with a portfolio of projects.

The Projects - Commissioning Lead job responsibilities include:

Assists Project Managers to develop Systems Completion strategies, execution plans and procedures for projects that are aligned with start-up strategies
Assess proposed Systems Completion Plan and provide key Commissioning and Operations inputs into Contractor deliverables including but not limited to Process system boundaries, sequence and priorities, P&IDs, ISOs, Procedures, Schedules, Plans, Check Sheets, Fishbone Diagrams, Skylines, Loop Folders, Leak Test Packs, Work Packs, Permit to Work (PTW), TCPs, etc. and communicate impact to commissioning, start-up and ongoing operations where applicable
Lead the development of Systems Completions Plans for individual projects
Demonstrate commitment to safety through engagement in Commissioning Permit to Work, Mechanical and Electrical Isolation and Safety Work Manuals to ensure efficient and safe execution of the work. Provides input in the field to JSA’s and Risk Assessments. Monitor workforce’s adherence to Procedures and participate in Safety Walks, Hazard Hunts, attend toolbox meetings.
Assists the Project Manager to identify resource needs at key project phases and to finalize Commissioning input to the Project Organization Plan.
Provides early engagement and guidance to project team
Provides input to equipment design and procurement, as well as construction plans
Lead and provides guidance to the Contractors in the development of Systems Completion documents during detailed design (Mechanical Completion, Systems/Sub-systems development, Turnover and Completion Plan, check sheets, preservation plan)
Receives and coordinates Systems Completion documentation submitted by Contractors to obtain appropriate approvals.
Assists the Project Manager to coordinate and execute Systems Completion activities required by the Systems Completion Plan.
Assists Contractors to update the Systems Completion Plan at appropriate Check Points to ensure it is in accordance with the approved Project Systems Completion Strategy.
Collaborates with Start-up Leads to ensure a safe and effective execution of Systems Completion activities
Coordinates/supervises the activities of the Commissioning Discipline Leads.
Assists Project Manager in working with the Startup Team to achieve successful turnover, start up, and acceptance by Operations.
Lead all Commissioning activities including factory and site acceptance tests.
Identifies commissioning issues and proposed resolution.
Interfaces with project team, Turnover and Acceptance Coordinator, Start-Up Team, and Operations to ensure Ensures Commissioning and Start-up Teams are fully conversant with the Systems Completion Model.

The Projects - Commissioning Lead job qualifications include:

15+ years of closely related professional experience
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Discipline appropriate certification(s), or equivalent professional experience
Proficient in Work Management Systems
Demonstrated leadership skills through previous supervisory position, team leader position, engineering lead position or other leadership positions
Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to management
Good facilitator with the ability to build consensus in areas of contention while enhancing working relationships; must have a high level of assertiveness to ensure commissioning status, issues and concerns are effectively communicated laterally and vertically in the organization
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)

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