Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Commissioning Engineer – Process for the Gas Train 5 Project. This is an opportunity for you to become a valuable, well-rounded member of an experienced team. The successful candidate will be taking responsibility in coordinating and managing EPC Contractor issues and deliverables on a large Gas Train project in Kuwait, for which Wood has been contracted to perform the role of Project Management Consultant.

  • Create and sustain a good team spirit within Wood project team, KNPC and EPC Contractor
  • Review Contractor pre-commissioning procedures and schedules
  • Monitor and review / witness site inspection and testing related to pre-commissioning, on behalf of PMC
  • Participate in project meetings and report any pre-commissioning issues
  • Participate in Subcontractor evaluations to review pre-commissioning documents and activities
  • Participate in Construction and Pre-commission reviews including vendors, spares, tools, test, equipment, etc.
  • Participate in project risk assessment workshops
  • Coordinate with KNPC personnel in participation to pre-commissioning activities at manufacturer’s facilities, this includes the attendance in manufacturer’s facilities for pre-commissioning activities, as required
  • Support other personnel in monitoring Contractor’s work execution during the construction and pre-commissioning phase, including the participation of MC walk downs
  • Review FAT documents from data pertained to pre-commissioning execution
  • Ensure completion of first fills, lubrication, chemical reviews and preparation
  • Monitor of Contractors’ construction and installation activities in preparation for pre-commissioning execution
  • Prepare PMC pre-commissioning procedure and ensure compliance of PMC personnel
  • Provide input to Completions Team’s schedule, sequence and handover strategy

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in oil and gas industries
  • Track record of over 10 years’ experience in a PMC / EPC organization in the field of refinery / petrochemical industries
  • 8 years’ experience in a similar position under refinery / petrochemical projects
  • Previous pre-commissioning experience on major projects of over US $500 million each
  • Experience and willingness to work in an overseas environment is required, and has range of relevant qualifications in related Engineering discipline
  • A substantial track record in overseas environments, especially in the Middle East, is preferable
  • Proven strong character and self-motivated individual
  • Proven ability to engage in effective dealings with both Client / Owner and detail design Contractors
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and has strong technical skills
  • Must demonstrate project completion systems application fundamentals
  • Attention to details including the importance of milestones delivery dates
  • Understand and demonstrate collective technical integrity delivery