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.
- 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.