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Commissioning Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: 928463
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 31/10/2019

Commissioning Mechanical Engineer - 928463

Job Description:

  • The role will initially be based in Leatherhead (UK) before re-locating to the selected fabrication facility in Baku (Azerbaijan)
  • Promote and praise good behaviour
  • Have quality conversations with the team and listen to their concerns
  • Be actively involved, in the site safety systems, including but not limited to:
  • Site Management Safety walk through
  • Risk assessments
  • Risk Assess It, Talk It, Check It (RTC)
  • Permit to Work (PTW)
  • Incident reporting and investigation
  • Safety Observation and Conversation (SOC)
  • Behavioural Observation safety System (BOSS)
  • Provide HSE Leadership and work with the contractor to deliver fully expectations on HSE.
  • Attending Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT's)
  • Review and comment on Engineering contractors AFD documents, provide commissioning perspective to Design.
  • Review of Engineering Contractors AFC design documents.
  • Participation in Mechanical and temporary systems Hazops as required.
  • Specifying and raising Purchase Orders for required Mechanical and Rotating equipment and Mechanical Test Equipment.
  • Control of 'As Building' documents in accordance with project procedure.
  • Responsible for raising of Mechanical discipline LUNs and ensuring that all work carried out on Live Systems is completed under a Permit to Work.
  • Responsible for issuing RFDC for Mechanical systems and Rotating Equipment packages.
  • Provide Technical input to Site queries and review of all Mechanical changes.
  • Coordinate Vendor call offs in accordance with construction and commissioning schedule ensuring Vendors are mobilised when required and are aware and understand the safe working practices of the site and receive all the necessary site specific safety training.
  • Attend tri-party and bi-party walkdowns with Construction and Operation. Raise/agree appropriate punch items and progress them to closure
  • Support leak testing of Mechanical systems and Rotating Equipment packages.
  • Attending project meetings as required.
  • Identify mechanical temporary system requirements for commissioning
  • Providing engineering assistance to the construction contractor for resolution of mechanical issues, etc.
  • Witnessing and approving site acceptance tests.
  • Review and acceptance of contractor supplied procedures and activities for installation of all Mechanical and Rotating equipment at all site locations.
  • Responsible for the compilation of relevant Commissioning Test Procedures (CTP) for the Mechanical systems and Rotating Equipment.
  • Responsible for the execution of all relevant work-scopes detailed within the CTP's.
  • Compilation of all necessary reports as/when required.
  • Ensuring all Mechanical commissioning personnel carryout their work and are fully trained in accordance with site PTW procedures
  • Encourage development of Azerbaijani National personnel
  • Provide advice, coaching and training of Azerbaijani National personnel


  • A high-level of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Significant experience of construction and commissioning of piping, mechanical systems and rotating equipment packages including knowledge of associated codes and practices.
  • Experience of static and dynamic commissioning during Hydrocarbon live phase of a project
  • Similar experience on a greenfield project
  • Experience of effectively interfacing and working together with Commissioning cross-discipline teams, Design / Construction Contractors and Operations entities.
  • Experience with HSSE issues related to on-site commissioning activities.
  • Deep understanding of Construction & Commissioning Defined Practices for both Greenfield and Brownfield projects and the latest international standards that assure integrity of build and construction/commissioning quality.
  • Cross discipline technical and commissioning awareness would be a distinct advantage

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