Electrical Commissioning Coordinator

Wood Group   •  

Corpus Christi, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 130 days ago

This job is no longer available.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Supervise and lead electrical commissioning team to a successful completion and injury free activities and tasks. This includes electrical leads oversight and assignment of systems.


KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE JOB: Keen safety awareness and advocacy; multi-discipline technical team leadership, planning and coordination of work within a simultaneous operations environment, having technical expertise relevant to design and operation of assigned systems and liaising with equipment engineers, equipment vendors, construction personnel and operations team members.   


CRITICAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: Be responsible for understanding and executing Wood’s Safety Policies and Procedures throughout all phases of the project. Personal safety awareness and team safety awareness are necessary.



  • Assist the Commissioning Manager in planning development and reporting
  • Develop commissioning and start-up procedures for assigned electrical systems.
  • Provide daily, on-site/in-field leadership, coordination and management of a multi-discipline team of electrical commissioning leads and technicians
  • Interact with Engineering and Operations team for input and draw from past experience and knowledge when developing procedures
  • Ensure preparation and approve job cards for Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning activities
  • Work with project HSE leadership to develop appropriate Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) for the electrical commissioning team commissioning activities
  • Ensure Technicians work is carried out in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW system  
  • Read, interpret and work from vendor documentation, project drawings, schematic diagrams and equipment manuals
  • Identify personnel and equipment resources necessary to perform electrical commissioning activities for assigned systems
  • Addressing Electrical Commissioning issues and resolving schedule conflicts within the Electrical team
  • Manage the completion of walk-downs and Punch Lists of offered system/sub-systems
  • Attend key electrical equipment factory acceptance tests
  • Requisition parts and supplies and maintain spare parts inventory 
  • Manage electrical vendor support during the commissioning phase for the assigned systems
  • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on electrical and electronic systems
  • Produce and maintain As-built drawings and documentation
  • Assist Operations during Offshore Start Up, Provide Operations with technical support throughout Start Up, stabilization and performance testing
  • Provide Turnover Coordinator with the required handover documentation, ensuring a smooth handover to Offshore Operations
  • Analyze work problems and make corrections, which will facilitate the completion of assignments.
  • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures  
  • Proficient with BSEE, ABS and USCG Regulations for Offshore Deepwater Facilities
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with direct supervision and other departments

Other duties may be assigned or requested

Skills / Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty             satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


Knowledge of:

  • Electrical theory, work methods, tools and testing equipment used in the commissioning of Oil/ Gas Facilities
  • Telephone, telemetry and SCADA equipment
  • Regulations pertaining to electrical and electronic installation, maintenance and repairs
  • Electrical Distribution Systems including 480V Motor Control Centers      
  • Lighting Systems and Distribution Panels
  • DC and UPS Power Systems
  • Wiring and Troubleshooting abilities
  • PLC logic controls
  • Experience with Turbine Generator Start up and Commissioning
  • Experience with Diesel Engine driven Back up Emergency Generator Sets
  • Experience with 480VAC, medium voltage 4160VAC and above switchgear controls
  • Permit to Work System
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures             

Education and Experience:

Proven background, typically 10 years minimum in offshore Oil & Gas Completion and Commissioning activities in a Lead Technician or Engineer’s role, preferably with Offshore Deepwater experience. Proven Supervisory experience in an Electrical Commissioning role.  Proficient written and oral English language communication skills.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Higher National Certificate (or equivalent) in a primary Engineering discipline.