Company: Wood
Skills: Construction Superintendent
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Coordinator with extensive Oil & Gas / Renewables experience.

The position is located in Houston, TX and LA

"Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required"

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Supervise and lead mechanical commissioning team to a successful completion and injury free activities and tasks. This includes instrument leads oversight and assignment of systems.

KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB: Keen safety awareness and advocacy; multi-discipline technical team leadership, planning and coordination of work within a simultaneous operations environment, having technical expertise relevant to design and operation of assigned systems and liaising with equipment engineers, equipment vendors, construction personnel and operations team members.

CRITICAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Be responsible for understanding and executing Woods's Safety Policies and Procedures throughout all phases of the project. Personal safety awareness and team safety awareness are necessary.



  • Assist the Commissioning Manager in planning development and reporting
  • Developing detailed commissioning and start-up procedures for assigned systems
  • Provide daily, on-site/in-field leadership, coordination and management of a multi-discipline team of mechanical commissioning leads and technicians
  • Interact with Engineering and Operations team for input and draw from past experience and knowledge when developing procedures
  • Ensure preparation and approve job cards for Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning activities
  • Liaise with Construction/Mechanical Completion groups on a daily basis
  • Supervise the Mechanical Commissioning Team in meeting scheduled deadlines and ensuring the technical integrity of work carried out
  • Control of job card allocation and completion
  • Assist Construction with inspection and Punch Lists of installation and vendor packages
  • Acceptance of Mechanically complete sub-systems packages
  • Manage the completion of walk-downs and Punch Lists of offered system/sub-systems
  • Manage instrumentation/automation vendor support during the commissioning phase for the assigned systems
  • Verification of Pre-Commissioning certification
  • Updating and forwarding the Punch List per system to the CMS/Database Operator
  • Addressing Mechanical Commissioning issues and resolving schedule conflicts within the Mechanical team
  • Ensure all documentation; tools, consumables and equipment are available to perform work scope
  • Ensure Technicians work is carried out in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW system
  • Coordination of Certifying Authority witnessing on site
  • Coordination of functional testing of commissioned systems and engaging the Operations Team when and where needed
  • Provide Operations with technical support throughout start-up, stabilization and performance testing
  • Provide Turnover Coordinator with the required handover documentation, ensuring a smooth handover to Offshore Operations
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with direct supervision and other departments
  • Other duties as may be assigned or requested


Skills / Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate should be a motivated self-starter with complex problem solving ability. Excellent communication skills and team oriented personality required to interface with Construction and Operations Teams. A detailed working knowledge of onshore gas processing facilities and LNG facilities is required including:



  • Commissioning and Start-up of process and utility systems
  • Fluent and expert in reading and interpreting P&ID's, Piping Isometrics and Production Flow Diagrams
  • Millwright, piping and workshop knowledge
  • Gas compression equipment
  • Rotating equipment
  • Process flow equipment, gas and oil pipeline systems
  • Operations and maintenance of production facilities
  • Leak testing (HeN)
  • Lube oil flushing, chemical flushing of production systems
  • Report writing and records maintenance
  • Permit to Work System
  • Project management skills; cost, time and project scope
  • Occupational hazards, standard safety procedures and safe work practices

Education and Experience:

Proven background, typically 10 years minimum in onshore Oil & Gas Completion and Commissioning activities in a Lead Technician or Engineer's role, preferably with oil & gas, field, offshore construction, and commissioning industries . Proven Supervisory experience in a Commissioning role in mechanical, piping or rotating equipment. Proficient written and oral English language communication skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Higher National Certificate (or equivalent) in a primary Engineering discipline.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.