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(2346) Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician posted by All jobs by First Recruitment Group

Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician




Key responsibilities:

Reporting to the Commissioning Manager, (in conjunction with the Maintenance Superintendent & Field Superintendent), the Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician is responsible to provide:

Commissioning expertise on behalf of Chad Operations & Maintenance Management within a green field and brown field project environment as the Senior Mechanical Commissioning Technician as required.

Provide leading operations guidance to ensure that the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of facilities is seamless and delivered in a prescribed manor in preparation for RFO (Ready for Operations).

Facilitate a co-operative working arena within the Project Business Unit and other functional support groups.

Remain current with knowledge and understanding of industry operating standards, practices and technology.

Provide the opportunity for CA&A (Competency Assessment & Assurance) based training of national staff throughout the course of the commissioning process in conjunction with the Operations Maintenance & Production Departments as outlined in the company training plan.

Detailed Description:

Experience in Emergency Response as part of an Emergency Response Team within Production Operations & Maintenance (on-shore & off-shore).

Competent in the preparation of commissioning planning and reporting documentation

Competent in understanding and explaining related documentation (P&ID’s, Piping isometric drawings, construction plans, Plant integrity and inspection procedures and planning, installation and start-up of rotating equipment (centrifugal, & PD Pumps, Prime-movers, Diesel and Gas reciprocating engines), Gas compression facilities, Fired heaters, Vessels and associated process isolation Valve systems

Competent in troubleshooting and interrogating rotating equipment performance.

Track record in developing and working within matrix-type functional support organisational structure.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and in a remote fast-changing developing environment.

Experience within oil/gas field operations and/ or project based facilities development covering well sites, gathering systems and manifolds, testing facilities, production facilities and production operations, in a multi-national commissioning operations team.

Experience with plant upgrading and general process optimisation.


Demonstrate leadership skills in a commissioning environment

Access to technical and operations networks in the industry

Implementation and sharing best practice

Ability to function in a matrix structure with construction, maintenance, engineering and training departments and peers located at site, in country and possibly in an engineering office environment in London and other contractor engineering locations

Extreme cultural sensitivity required in order to integrate in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.

Essential Abilities:

Ability to master new techniques unique to upstream operations

Sound understanding of Mechanical commissioning processes and procedures

Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor national disciplined staff in commissioning best practice and procedures in accordance with industry Competency Assessment & Assurance training practices

Track record in international Oil & Gas Facilities Maintenance & Operations

Effective understanding and sensitivity for cultural diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Potential candidates interested in the Senior Mechanical Technician position MUST meet the following requirements:

HND/ HNC or relevant qualification in a Mechanical engineering discipline

Emergency Management & Control Competent

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our Commissioning Engineer consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates on Commissioning Engineer roles.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.


Start Date : 10/12/2018

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Warrington, Chad, Chad
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills
Experience in Emergency Response as part of an Emergency Response Team within Production Operations & Maintenance (on-shore & off-shore).