Company: Petroplan
Skills: Decommissioning, Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Lead Commissioning Engineer

The Lead Commissioning Engineer works closely and coordinates with other groups within and outside Client Establishment to prepare and execute a complete commissioning plan which includes;

  • Developing Company mechanical completion manual.
  • Developing and implementing mechanical completion and Commissioning procedures Project by Project.
  • Resource planning for each project.
  • Developing and implementing handover procedures.

Educational Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Experience profile

  • 15 years varied Instrumentation/Electrical/System design, installation hook up and commissioning.
  • Working knowledge and experience in offshore oil and gas industry codes, specifications and practices and of international standards and specifications including various equipment certifications.
  • Experience in instrumentation, Electrical, Control systems including Distributed Control System (DCS) and Programmable Logic Control (PLC).
  • Hands on Mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and Commissioning experience.
  • Offshore experience (required to work for offshore for short term and long periods).
  • Working knowledge of various control system manufactures/supplies including but not limited to Allen Bradley, Honeywell, Emerson, Invensys and the various types of Control systems they provide such as Control Logix.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures for commissioning such as Permit to Work, Lock out Tag out (LOTO) and familiarity with Process Safety management, mechanical completions.
  • Competencies / Skills / Others
  • Effective verbal and written English language communication skills ensuing effective report writing skills.
  • Comfortable to communicate, with the ability to influence, with personnel of all levels whilst working in a remote and multi-cultured environment.
  • Instrumentation selection and DCS, PLC and Human Machine Interface (HMI) Programming skills.
  • Proficient in various software/hardware development and trouble shooting skills.
  • Leadership skills to deputise for senior personnel (group Manager or Lead Engineers) at times when not available in the office.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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