Lead E&I Commissioning Engineer (M / F) at SPIE Oil & Gas Services

SPIE Oil & Gas Services is an SPIE Group that provides a complete range of services to 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific and known as one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network.

JOB TITLE: Lead E&I Commissioning Engineer (M / F)

JOB LOCATION: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Contract Type: Fixed-term-contract
Contractual Hours: Full time
Contract Duration: 9 Months
Employee Status: Employee


  • The Lead E & I Commissioning Engineer main mission is to Lead a team as follows:

Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning Engineering Preparation Phase
As leader in his discipline, he is involved in the following tasks:

  • Prepare all the commissioning documents, including Operational Test procedures prepared by the Contractor.
  • Participate to the construction of the commissioning Database as per OPERCOM methodology.
  • Follow-up the preparation of pre-commissioning/commissioning dossiers.
  • Responsible to ensure that adequate care and maintenance /preservation procedures of equipment issued by vendors are being carried out during the different steps of the project.
  • Involved in Factory Test when they take place for OFP2 subcontracted packages and critical equipment.
  • Involved in witnessing of all the activities to ensure that they are compliant with the Company OPERCOM methodology.

Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning Execution Phase (On The Yards) :

  • Insure that the installation of the equipment is properly done with access for the maintenance.
  • Control the piping preparation / cleaning / drying is done in accordance with the Company requirements.
  • Participate to the meetings with the vendors.
  • Be proactive to highlight any issue to the Project Management.
  • Witness pre-com activities performed by OFP2 contractor and ensure that, for his discipline, each subsystem dossier has reached the “ready for Commissioning” and “ready for start-up” status with associated punch list.
  • Review the operational tests preparation done by Contractor for each piping equipment.
  • With the contractor, review the needs for consumable and temporary equipment required for the commissioning on shore and offshore.
  • Follow-up the punch list items issued by the Contractor and if deems necessary issue additional items which shall be recorded in the ICAPS system, and follow-up the clearance as per the OPERCOM procedure.
  • Liaise with the Commissioning Site Leader and the different Systems Engineers and his counterpart in engineering/construction Company team to coordinate his activities and make sure the progress is in line with the Project planning.

Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning Execution Phase (Offshore) :

  • To supervise the execution of commissioning of piping, To plan the mobilization of the Vendors in accordance with the Project planning and the commissioning progress.
  • To monitor and to follow up the execution of offshore completion activities to achieve the commissioning safely and prepare a smooth hand over the Production team.
  • To validate the results of the functional and operational tests.
  • To manage the commissioning punch list, issue new items if necessary and follow-up the clearance as per OPERCOM procedure in close cooperation with the construction team.


  • Lead E&I Engineer
  • > 10 years experience
  • Knowledgeable of OPERCOM / ICAPS

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