Lead Instruments Commissioning Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at WTS Energy

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The Lead Instrument Commissioning Engineer will:

  • Be the focal point within the instrument discipline for the entities involved in the definition and preparation of the commissioning activities related to the instrument discipline
  • Ensure that all activities related to Instruments discipline commissioning are defined correctly.
  • Review the Contractors testing and commissioning procedures, schedule, and execution plans.
  • Identify and address all interface issues with other Project packages with respect to the instrumentation commissioning activities.
  • Organize the preparation and supervise the safe execution of the instrumentation commissioning activities.
  • Assist the FPSO commissioning leader in all FPSO commissioning issues.
  • Define the sub-system boundary limits and commissioning packages within sub-systems.
  • Definition of instrument pre-commissioning and commissioning scope within the sub-systems.
  • Follow up and review intervention in contractor’s preparation for pre-commissioning and commissioning scope for both onshore and offshore related to all instrument and control equipment.
  • Ensure contractors PTW and instrument isolation procedures and practices are in line with Company expectations.
  • Develop a progress reporting and planning system, check progress and ensure correct reporting of the commissioning activities and issue weekly and monthly Instrument commissioning reports.
  •  Development of methods and strategies for commissioning. Approval of contractors system commissioning procedures and Operational Test Procedures. Approval of the instrument OTPs and the instrument content of other OTPs.
  •  Witness the contractor’s performance of pre-commissioning to achieve Instrument completion on a sub-system basis.
  • Approve the contractor’s punch list activities and control of punch list items including sign-off of punch list items.
  • Witness the contractor’s performance of onshore commissioning to achieve RFSU on system and sub-system basis for all instrumentation related equipment.
  • Approve the of contractor’s pre-commissioning and commissioning dossiers.
  • Follow up of contractor’s FAT activities at supplier premises.
  • Assistance and follow up the contractor during off-shore installation, hook-up and commissioning and production start-up.
  • Co-ordinates the preparation of instrument commissioning activities with all project entities/existing facilities
  • Develops a strategy in order to maximize onshore commissioning and minimize lost time due to interfaces, along with a commissioning sequence
  • Manages the preparation of pre-commissioning / commissioning procedures and reporting tools (including technical database, planning, punch list control).
  •  Assist the FPSO commissioning leader.
  • Prepare and supervise the execution of instrument commissioning to maximize productivity, respect the schedule, minimize cost and achieve smooth hand over.
  • Supervise and  monitor  the  preparation and  the  realization of  the  testing  activities  by  the Contractor(s)
  • Ensure that the pre-commissioning schedule is implemented in line with commissioning planning and priorities
  • Check progress and ensure correct reporting of the commissioning activities
  • Follow up punch list register
  • Ensure that preservation is performed as per the procedures before FPSO sail-away
  • Any other responsibilities/activities within the limits of the Service holders capabilities
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