Company: WorleyParsons
Skills: Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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WorleyParsons is currently recruiting for a Lead Commissioning Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry for a period of up to 12 months to be based at our offices at Royfold, Aberdeen.


Purpose / Role

  • Accountable for expediting the safe and timely preparation and execution of the Project Commissioning work scopes, in adherence with Project HSEQ safety requirements, procedures and practices.
  • Accountable for the development and ongoing management of the Commissioning teams and interfacing with other Project departmental Managers, the Client and Vendors / Sub-contractors.
  • Accountable for ensuring all Commissioning activities are carried out in accordance with Project / Company procedures in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Accountable for developing and approving Commissioning strategy, procedures, testing, sign-off and handover documentation.
  • Accountable for delivering all Commissioning activities in accordance with the Project schedule / budget and ensuring high standards are maintained and continuously improved.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Supervise and support day-to-day Commissioning activities / personnel in the safe and structured delivery of workscopes and processes, ensuring all applicable Site / Project safety procedures are fully and properly implemented.
  • Demonstrate high profile and visible safety leadership by example and communication with teams.
  • Constantly strive to obtain maximum productivity and economical use of labour and equipment in order to keep costs within budget.
  • Produce study, assess and verify all Commissioning drawings, specifications and instructions and escalate any issues identified.
  • Development, issue and update of all applicable Commissioning strategies, procedures / working practices and system / sub-system boundary P&ID's required for the delivery of the Commissioning process - ensure compliance with all Project standards, specifications and procedures.
  • Ensure that all work is to the required standard and that all drawings, specifications, inspections and certifications are strictly adhered to as well as all Company systems of quality assurance.
  • Co-ordinate the mobilisation and de-mobilisation of Commissioning resources to meet schedule requirements. This will include the necessary tooling and temporary requirements which are to be managed and controlled in a cost-effective manner.
  • Preparation of Jobcards for Commissioning activities and ensure these are approved and input into the Project schedule.
  • Ensure, before any work commences, that all items of material, equipment, scaffolding etc required are available to avoid abortive and unproductive use of labour.
  • Approve all system / sub-system mechanical completion Commissioning sign-off certificates / milestones.
  • Manage / review all change control associated with the Commissioning process.
  • Maintain primary contact and a good working relationship with Vendors / Sub- Contractors Management and site representatives. Be fully familiar with their methods of Commissioning, scheduling and procedures to resolve any apparent conflicts and ensure they are fully aware of their obligations and responsibilities.


The Lead Commissioning Engineer position carries full responsibility for all commissioning and associated aspects, including but not limited to budget, schedule, personnel, contractors and interfaces required to define, document, execute and successfully handover the commissioned project as 'Ready For Hydro Carbon' introduction.

The Commissioning Team lead is required to have an Instrument bias to meet the general technical bias of the project but must also be fully conversant and experienced with all commissioning aspects, including electrical, piping and mechanical, including working leak testing experience.The Commissioning Lead is expected to perform offshore rotation once full commissioning commences as a back to back with a second Commissioning control person, along with other discipline commissioning personnel and technicians, working under the Commissioning Lead.

The position shall report directly to the Project Manager.