Vacancy Details

Lead of Commissioning Mechanical Static Piping

Lead of Commissioning Mechanical Static Piping

Job Specification

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for overseeing MSP pre-Commissioning & Commissioning activities to ensure EPC Contractor delivery of all aspects of planning and execution of systems completions including pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.

Key Accountabilities

(Duties include but not limited to)

  • Provides MSP pre-comm/comm expertise, for planning and execution and leadership driving EPC contractor to deliver in accordance with project deliverables and execution schedule.
  • Directs the preparation and stewardship of MSP pre-comm/comm scope of work in EPC contract, supports contractor by helping address gaps, coordinate with operations and other disciplines within the team.
  • Maintains close liaison with members of Engineering, quality, construction and operations Teams to deliver clear plans and efficient execution of the MSP scope of work.
  • Accountable for ensuring execution of work is technically aligned and in compliance with project objectives and specification.
  • Manages EPC Contractor's MSP pre-comm/comm activities including validation of resources, personnel qualifications and experience; usage of appropriate tools; adherence to project objectives, requirements, specifications, and verification processes.
  • Assesses and validates EPC Contractor's capability in providing all procedures, progress measurement and reporting to steward the MSP systems completion activities.
  • Manages the MSP discipline deliverables and field engineering in support of pre-comm/comm activities.
  • Responsible for the schedule of MSP activities and related milestones, provides data (rundown curves, charts, graphs) and recovery plans to address any schedule delays if any.
  • Accountable for knowledge of and sharing previous lessons learned, capturing and communicating current lessons learned to support review teams and future projects.
  • Review, update and amend MSP procedures and specifications to ensure that all pre-comm/comm references are up to date and relevant.

Reporting and Relationships

  • Reports to Head of Commissioning Barzan EPC3.

Internal - Regular interface and collaboration with Engineering Division Manager, Engineering disciplines, construction, quality, Interface sections, Operations Advisors and Project Engineers within the NFE Onshore Project organisation.

External - Regular interaction with EPC Contractor, Vendors, Subcontractors, and engineering/specialist consultants. As required engagement with QP/asset owner's representatives.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • This position is responsible to ensure all planning and execution activities associated with the MSP pre-comm/comm by the EPC contractor, including third parties such as vendors, consultants, sub-contractors etc are executed to NFE Project's specifications and QG requirements.
  • Major challenges for this role include (1) effectively managing EPC contract and pre-comm/comm team to produce timely deliverables up to RFSU and start-up. (2) maintaining constructive working relationship with EPC contractor to ensure delivery and execution of pre-comm/comm workscope in accordance with project requirements and (2) maintaining relationships with stakeholders (e.g. Operations, quality, engineering, construction) to ensure alignment of systems completions execution.
  • Delivering a complex Brown-field scope of work connected to very large existing and new Facilities to achieve project expectations, in particular design and construction for multi-diciplinary Tie-ins in existing facilities.
  • Delivery of Commissioning of complex Offsites, common Storage and Transport Facilities.

Minimum Requirements

Technical and Business Skills

  • Excellent written and oral English skills
  • Strong organisational, planning and coordination skills
  • Strong technical, prioritisation and management skills
  • Good communication, influencing and interface skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs, etc

Behavioural Skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with several organisational levels.
  • Planning & Organising
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Teamwork and inter functional support
  • Communication and information sharing


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • Minimum of eight (8) years experience as a Mechanical Static/Piping Commissioning Lead.
  • Expertise in systemization, completions database, development of pre-comm/comm procedures
  • Strong leadership skills, experience leading multi-displine and multi-cultural teams in commissioning field execution
  • Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Startup of Brown-field onshore MSP systems. Hands-on experience with testing and start-up of complex MSP systems.

Equal Opportunities:

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