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ICAPS Commissioning / Methods Engineer

  • Job reference: 926022
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Salary: EUR600 - EUR750 per day + net rate + accommodation and transportation
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Commissioning / Hook up, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 14/06/2019

Our client, an international oil & gas oeprater, requires an ICAPS Commissioning Enginer for a long term contract opportunity based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.


  • The ICAPS Methods Engineer is responsible for all matters related to the management of ICAPS commissioning database, punchlist, commissioning documentation and planning.
  • He/she has the responsibility of the ICAPS hotline for the whole project as Administrator.
  • Provide assistance to Company & Contractor personnel for any problem linked to commissioning database.
  • Provide if necessary regular training and optimisation of the use of the ICAPS database.
  • Ensure ICAPS database is well parameterised, populated for precommissining / commissioning activities.
  • Verify and monitor the preparation of precommissioning/commissioning dossiers.
  • Review and follow up the use and the update of ICAPS database by contractors.
  • Define adequate reporting to follow up and control the Precommissioning and the Commissioning activities.
  • Set up a technical planning describing relevant activities defining critical path.
  • Supervise / manage the overall planning for resources and Vendors in collaboration with Systems Leaders.


  • Ensure pre-commissioning and commissioning data are correctly processed up to commissioning stage
  • Provide reports as per project requirements.
  • Ensure that each subsystem dossier has reached the "ready for commissioning" status with associated punch list.
  • Ensure that each subsystem dossier has reached the "achievement of commissioning" status with associated punch list.
  • Monitor and follow up the execution of commissioning schedule to achieve smooth hand over.
  • Ensure a particular overall tracking for Punch List Clearance activities (sort according to priorities level, control delivery date for spares/equipments,…).
  • Liaise with the CONTRACTORS' Commissioning Site Leader and the different Systems Engineers.
  • Review and comment the commissioning progress reports issued by contractors.
  • Generate reports on progress of Commissioning and Punch List activities either on System /Sub-System basis or on the Task basis such as Loop checks / Functional tests / Item / Packs / Process Functions / Punch lists.
  • He/she coordinates with the construction teams for clearance of the punch list items. He updates the punch lists status in ICAPS.
  • Update project progress S curves (for commissioning only).
  • Other related activities assigned to him/her by the Commissioning and Start-Up Leader.


  • Extensive experience in Oil & Gas upstream facilities including 5 years of experience with OPERCOM / ICAPS methodology,
  • In a key data and completions dossier administration position in Commissioning,
  • Hands on and computer literate ; thorough knowledge of ICAPS system (ICAPS software administrator),
  • Ability to communicate and to work with all COMPANY and CONTRACTOR / SUB-CONTRACTOR personnel,
  • Strong communications skills
  • Experience in Oil & Gas upstream facilities including
  • Experience in a lead commissioning role.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive rate and benefits package.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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