Commissioning & start-up leader
Naurex Group
4d ago
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Commissioning & start-up leader in Nigeria

Nigeria salary not specified Contract


Job dimension

The job holder will ensure that all activities related to the job are performed within the framework to integrate the existing Amenam organization and Base Support and secure their assistance for commissioning and start-up.

Commissioning Responsibilities :

  • Acts as prime contact for Commissioning and participates in Project committees
  • Co-ordinates commissioning activities with other project entities / existing JV entities
  • Defines facilities handover procedures to the AMENAM operations team and Base Support
  • Mobilizes a team to supervise the commissioning preparation and execution integrating the operations personnel who will execute the start-up
  • 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).
  • Manages execution of commissioning to maximize productivity, minimize cost and achieve smooth hand over.
  • Supervises commissioning reporting to ensure that all information is properly recorded, collected and available
  • Supervises the schedule of commissioning in order to reach the planned end date
  • Trains and evaluates collaborators of the Commissioning team
  • To ensure proper implementation of all Precomm / Comm requirements.
  • Ensure that CC and CIC contractors’ databases are completed in a timely and efficient manner, with particular attention to the system / subsystem breakdown, the test / check sheet formats developed, etc.

    and to carry out or coordinate checks and audits so as to guarantee the quality of the database.

  • To ensure that lists of pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures are fully comprehensive; to implement the proper control of all commissioning procedures issued, including operational test procedures.
  • To review pre-commissioning and commissioning schedules and timelines and ensure that these remain consistent with project milestones and operational constraints.
  • To ensure proper control of the pre-commissioning status and proper handover to commissioning (RFC).
  • To implement the effective supervision and coordination of all commissioning activities pertaining to both the CC and CIC contracts;
  • in particular, to closely monitor the updating of the commissioning schedule and provide input as required (e.g. planning

    of baseline inspection activities); to ensure that commissioning activities are completed on schedule; to ensure that inter-

    discipline checks are duly planned and performed; to control the timely issuance and the accuracy of all progress reports; to ensure (and

  • coordinate if need be) the intervention of vendors, including OJT required by training and operations entities; to ensure thattemporary utilities, tools, spare parts and consumables are available;
  • to liaise with the CC and CIC contractors’ commissioning team.

  • To approve commissioning forms as per the signatory matrix of the project.
  • To ensure the effective handover between project and operations.
  • Start-Up Responsibilities :

  • Acts as prime contact for Start-Up and participates in Project committees
  • Co-ordinates start-up activities with other project entities / existing JV entities
  • Ensure readiness for Start-Up (Procedures & material).
  • Approves the start up plan
  • Responsible for approval of startup procedures and be responsible for the safe startup of platform.
  • Lead the Commissioning / Start Up team in Port Harcourt during the Onshore Commissioning phase and offshore till First Oil.
  • Ensure Start-up preparation & execution is consistent with overall commissioning strategy.
  • Carry out operational reviews of the process and utility equipment start up and operating processes / procedures and if required recommend modifications.
  • Identify and ensure mobilization / supply of material, consumables & Tools and vendor / man-power support requirements for Startup phase.
  • Participate in and carry out operational reviews of the Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) and if required recommend modifications.
  • Participate to PTR and any necessary audits / reviews.
  • Definition and execution / preparation of all studies, procedures, risk / hazard / SIMOPS analyses and management of CC and CIC interface issues associated with commissioning and start-up activities.
  • Be involved in the preparation of the Simultaneous Operations Dossiers for Amenam Complex and the platform.
  • Management of the commissioning / start-up activities during Start-Up phase related to reception of systems from CIC package to be taken over by production team.
  • Ensure all technical interfaces with Work Package at the Operational Hand Over phase.
  • Responsible for the initial start-up of the facilities.
  • Monitor the Troubleshooting and ensure the resolution of start-up problems.
  • To carry out any other activity within the limits of his / her abilities as may be required from time to time.

  • Ensure that Project HSE policy and objectives are cascaded within Field Operations Team.
  • Ensure implementation of Project HSE Management System with pro-active involvement of Field Operations personnel during the commissioning, Start-
  • up and Operations phases.

  • Promote the Think Safety First attitude throughout the Field Operations Team.
  • Ensure Field Operations personnel are included in the Project HSE Training Plan.
  • Ensure that Field Operations Contractors have an HSE Management System that meets the HSE requirements of the company
  • To ensure active participation and contribution of the Field Operations team in project Hazid, Hazop, PTR’s, SPOT Audits,
  • Risk Studies, RAM etc. and follow up on the implementation of any recommendations in order to guarantee compliance
  • Ensure that Risk Assessments are conducted for Field Operations work activities, and implemented via the use of work permits, and daily Tool box talks.
  • Participate in Project HSE Committee meetings.
  • He / she will participate in risk analysis for marine operations (HAZID / HAZOP).
  • He / she will gather lessons learnt’ and provide feedback as required.
  • To fully comply with all security, health and safety instructions.
  • To stay vigilant and maintain continuous awareness of hazards and surroundings.
  • To report to Management on any issue they may face or observe and propose way of improvement.
  • To fully comply with Security rules about Travelling in Nigeria.
  • To fully comply with all HSE requirements at all sites. Particularly the CC and CIC yards.
  • Required profile

    Education : B. Eng (or equivalent) in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Petroleum)

    Professional experience : 15 + years’ experience in oil and gas activities including a minimum of 5 years in commissioning activities at a Senior Management Level, with a proper level of technical understanding of all the disciplines involved (field operations, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control systems, etc.).

    Commissioning activities of offshore oil and gas production, process facilities, utility systems, marine equipment etc.

    Language : Fluent in English, with French an added advantage

    To have experience in :

  • Risk analysis, Safety of persons and facilities
  • Personnel management and evaluation with emphasis on management of multicultural teams.
  • Maintenance methods, Metering, Inspection techniques.
  • Production, oil and gas processes, produced water treatment and disposal.
  • Project Management, Planning and Scheduling.
  • Projects / works, drilling, logistics and Simultaneous Operations.
  • To have knowledge Budget and Cost control management :
  • Requests for Proposals and Contracts and Contract management.
  • Budget and Cost control management.
  • Regulatory framework of the Group / countries.
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