Company: QEDI
Skills: Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, TX, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Personal qualities, Aptitudes and Skills:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to safety
  • Flexible and able to comply/adapt to company and client requirements
  • Delivery focused and committed to achievement of project goals
  • Ability to interact with other departments / disciplines
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative
  • Able to work in a multi cultural environment

Competencies - Generic:

  • Able high level of understanding of O&G related HSE processes / procedures and their implementation
  • Ability to work and deliver project milestones in a consistent and structured manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment and provide guidance to other team members
  • Ability to follow / comply with procedures and recognised working practices
  • Familiar with O&G industry Permit to Work Systems

Competencies - Technical:

  • Ability to interpret procedures and drawings in particular extensive understanding of P&ID's / SLD's / D&ID's etc.
  • Ability to produce technical documents and procedures covering all aspects of the commissioning process
  • IT literate in all major software packages [Word / Excel / Power Point etc.]
  • Excellent knowledge of petrochemical, oil and gas mechanical equipment commissioning, operation, installation and repair - or similar knowledge from an equivalent industry eg nuclear
  • Excellent knowledge of petrochemical, oil and gas process control systems or from an equivalent industry
  • Familiar with O&G industry Permit to Work Systems

Competencies - Project / department specific:

  • Conversant with completions / commissioning management software
  • Fully conversant with the completions / commissioning process

Primary Function:

  • Accountable for the safe and timely preparation and execution of the project Mechanical commissioning workscope, in adherence with project HSEQ safety targets, procedures and practices
  • Accountable for ensuring all mechanical commissioning is carried out in accordance with project commissioning specifications, standards and procedures
  • Accountable for developing the project Mechanical commissioning strategy and approving Mechanical procedures
  • Accountable for ensuring Mechanical commissioning is carried out in accordance with project schedules and budget

Key Objectives:

  • To play an active role in ensuring that all project HSE goals are achieved and where possible exceeded
  • To process safe completion of designated Mechanical commissioning activities in line with the project schedule and milestones in a consistent and timely manner
  • To assist in maintenance of the project budget through diligence and utilisation of efficient and working practices


Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the safe completion of the project pre-commissioning/commissioning work-scope
  • Supervise and support the project Mechanical Commissioning Team
  • Provide mechanical input into project Mechanical system design during the project design phase
  • Provide Mechanical commissioning input to the project plans and schedules
  • Develop project Mechanical commissioning strategy documents
  • Review/approve and supervise the design and installation of minor temporary Mechanical systems / supplies
  • Review and approve Mechanical commissioning procedures - ensure compliance with project standards, specifications and procedures
  • Ensure all Mechanical commissioning activities adhere to all applicable site / project safety procedures and practices
  • Actively participate in all company and project safety initiatives
  • Liaise with the Mechanical engineering office to ensure that the Mechanical fabrication drawings are produced in line with commissioning requirements
  • Audit site/project Mechanical activities on a regular basis to ensure all compliance with project safety, environmental, and quality requirements
  • Monitor and report Mechanical commissioning progress on a regular basis
  • Approve all Mechanical system/sub-system mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning sign-off certificates/milestones
  • Ensure a safe Mechanical Permit to Work and isolation system is in place and adhered to
  • Manage/attend project HAZID's / Risk Assessments

Other duties may include:

  • Provide input into audit reviews
  • Provide input into budget management and cost control
  • Provide input into planning process as requested
  • Provide input into safety reviews / walk-rounds

Essential experience:

  • Proven experience as a Instrument commissioning engineer on oil and gas projects or related industry
  • Conversant with the completions process and associated completions management software [WinPCS, Mancon, EDS etc.]
  • Experienced in the supervision of personnel and team working
  • Good knowledge of O&G related HSEQ safe working practices / procedures

Desirable experience:

  • Offshore experience in similar role
  • Knowledge and use of planning systems

Essential qualifications:

  • HNC/HND - Instrumentation, Electrical Engineering or related subject
  • BOSIET / UKOOA Medical (or equivalent)
  • QEDi Mandatory Training (Induction, Risk Assessment etc)

Desirable qualifications:

  • BSC Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering
  • PTW Training
  • HAZID / HAZOP Training

qedi is a technology driven engineering company specialising in the provision of mechanical completion and commissioning services for large CAPEX projects and operational assets. Our global track record demonstrates reassurance in providing specialist Completions, Commissioning and flawless start-up services to companies within the Oil and Gas Industry and their major contractors.

The company’s commitment to research and development, continuous improvement and investment into new technologies has cemented qedi as the market leading provider of Technical Integrity Technology and specialist personnel for the management of Greenfield and Brownfield projects Worldwide.

qedi’s GoTechnology® suite of applications are now well accepted as the market leader and are embedded as corporate technology within International Oil and Gas companies and the leading Engineering and Procurement Contractors.

As a valued partner of the global Oil and Gas majors, with extensive experience in FPSO’s, Subsea, Pipelines, Offshore and Onshore Production Facilities, qedi are committed to HSEQ, training and the innovation of services and products ensuring our position as an international market leader in our sector.

In early 2011, qedi was acquired by AMEC, the leading supplier of high-value consultancy, engineering and project management services to the World’s Oil and Gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, water and environmental sectors. Being part of the AMEC group allows qedi to gain access to AMEC’s global networks and customer relationships, retain our independent position and cement our market leading position.

qedi’s offices are positioned globally in Oil and Gas ‘hot spots’ to provide engineering support, technical expertise and immediate response to our ‘in country’ offices.

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