Company: Wood
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Workover or Completion
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Ingleside, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently searching for a Process/Piping Commissioning engineer with extensive oil and gas experience. This position would be located in Ingleside, Texas and transition to the offshore phase.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Support client commissioning team to a successful completion and injury free activities and tasks. This includes planning activities and procedure writing/ reviewing for Systems Completion and commissioning.

CRITICAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Be responsible for understanding and executing Wood'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
  • Develop commissioning and start-up procedures for assigned mechanical/process systems
  • Interact with Engineering and Operations team for input and draw from past experience and knowledge when developing procedures
  • Read, interpret and work from vendor documentation, project drawings, schematic diagrams and equipment manuals
  • Identify personnel and equipment resources necessary to perform mechanical commissioning activities for assigned systems
  • Attend key mechanical/process equipment factory acceptance tests
  • Requisition parts and supplies and maintain spare parts inventory
  • Manage mechanical vendor support during the commissioning phase for the assigned systems
  • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on mechanical and process systems
  • Produce and maintain As-built drawings and documentation
  • Assist Operations during Offshore Start Up, 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
  • Analyze work problems and make corrections, which will facilitate the completion of assignments
  • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures
  • Proficient with BSEE, ABS and USCG Regulations for Offshore Deepwater Facilities
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with direct supervision and other departments
  • Other duties may be assigned or requested

Skills / Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Knowledge of:
  • 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
  • Systems Completions within process systems
  • 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 offshore Oil & Gas Completion and Commissioning activities in a Lead Technician or Engineer's role, preferably with offshore deepwater experience. 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 consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.