Electrical Commissioning Lead

Job Title: Electrical Commissioning Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-18
Reference: BH-97856
Contact Name: Daniel Fernandez
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2019 16:08

Job Description

The Electrical Commissioning Lead is a position in the commissioning group responsible to assist and support the commissioning manager to complete all electrical activities to meet project deadlines, system completion and handover targets. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a particular work area and associated systems

  • Facilitate communication of various project executive-issues among electrical team that affect design operation safety and regulatory compliance of equipment and facilities

  • Gain alignment with Project Team on project electrical engineering needs objectives and requirements

  • Evaluate/comment on work performed by the contractor sub-contractors and long lead equipment vendors to insure that the work is being executed in accordance with project specifications client standards and regulatory requirements

  • Attend/delegates attendees FATs Model reviews as required

  • Participate in project HSE program

  • Oversee electrical activities within assigned work areas including quality cost schedule and contract administration issues

  • Oversee/enforce lock-out-tag-out procedure (LOTO)

  • Coordinate/communicate various issues among project team that affect commissioning operation safety LOTO and regulatory compliance of equipment and facilities

  • Ensure contract specification verification performed according to contract

  • Identify/assess deviations to contract technical specifications and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure all electrical activities adhere to project specifications

  • Respond to project review requirements and information requests in a timely manner

  • Support project quality assurance and quality control requirements

  • Ensure required documents are processed to client’s satisfaction

  • Support other discipline commissioning targets and objectives

  • Support development of commissioning and maintenance manuals and procedures

  • Support/populate completions database

  • Oversee activities such as solo motor runs polarity checks etc.

  • Ensure project lessons learned are documented/recorded

  • Manage all commissioning activities ensuring project deliverables are produced in a timely manner.

  • Prepare commissioning progress reports for project management

  • Attend meetings with project team and updates progress reports commissioning activity status.

  • Assist/supports commissioning manager in the development of relevant electrical activities in regards to the following:

    • Vendor supplied packages

    • HV/MV/LV Systems and switching

    • Power generation

    • Power management/distribution systems

    • UPS Systems

    • Transformers/voltage regulation

    • Variable speed drives (VSDs)

    • System and equipment energization

    • Load shedding systems

    • Equipment/structure grounding requirements

    • Cathodic protection

    • Electrical zoning regulations

    • Lock-out tag-out

    • Utility equipment including water systems air/N2 systems power generation and turbine driven equipment

  • Ensure CPD actions are executed
Experience and Education
  • Minimum 15 years’ oil and gas commissioning offshore experience required
  • Engineering degree or professional certification preferred
  • Knowledge of appropriate regulatory restrictions
  • Proficient usage of advanced system completion database computer software
  • Strong interpersonal skills ability to communicate well with others

  • Management of work systems and best practice procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to travel offshore and internationally