• Contract
  • Full Time
  • Nigeria




To lead the field activities, in the execution of the Integrated Operations, Commissioning and Start up plans, by ensuring the completion, commissioning and start-up of the plant carried out in a safe and efficient manner as per procedures and as directed by Commissioning and Start Up Lead.


  1. Coordinate the Shift teams in the daily commissioning and start up activities to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained at all times and work progress are maintained as per project
  2. Coordinate the team in the regular walk down of process/utility lines, installation, tie-in etc. to ensure that plant is built as per design, to the right quality and to ensure
  3. Act as a signatory (at Shift Supervisor/AGSI (Authorized Gas Safety Inspector) level) to the Commissioning and Start up Permit to Work (PTW) system, authorize Permit to Work (PTW) to the Maintenance/Contractors team for effective control, authorization and safe work execution. Oversight of CSU (Commissioning & Start-Up) Permit to Work (PTW) system and signatory for high-risk permits and activities (major energizations, large equipment testing, high pressure testing, )
  4. Work with the Contractor/Vendor personnel and coordinate the close involvement and oversight on the plant completion, integrity checks and commissioning activities to ensure flawless and safe
  5. Coordinate project execution/tie-in in the Brownfield environment to ensure that plant projects are implemented as per design, properly commissioned with as built document draft available in the shift without any information gap within the shift with regard to the new
  6. Assist in the development of the commissioning, start up and shutdown plans and their execution as assigned by the Commissioning Shift Superintendent for effectiveness in plan implementation
  7. Develop and review operations/commissioning, start up and shutdown procedures for Project scope, capturing lessons learnt and to enable continuous improvement in
  8. Primary signatory for completions and P2A (Project to Asset) activities (handover of Care Custody and Control for systems & areas, post start-up operations testing)
  9. Responsible for managing testing of major equipment through CSU (Commissioning & Start-Up) shift resources, vendors, and contactor resources (i.e. test run of GT, main compressors, large pumps, first fills, )
  10. Responsible for early start-up and operation of utilities to support further CSU (Commissioning & Start-Up) activities (i.e. start-up of IA compressors, nitrogen units, water units,

Job Requirement


HND or Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or other engineering/science discipline.


  • Minimum of 15 years working experience in oil and gas operations with at least 10 years’ experience in Plant
  • Operations as Principal Operator or at Supervisory
  • Experience with Commissioning and Startup of  Oil & Gas facility is considered a qualifying advantage
  • Experience in providing CSU (Commissioning & Start-Up) related design input and working in an EPC (Engineering, Procurement, And Construction) or a plant environment considered an advantage
  • Working experience on part of, or the entire, ORP (Operations Reference Plan) Project life cycle (from conceptual design through to final commissioning and handover) and/or in the front-line Oil and Gas production operations is desirable
  • Experience with Management of Change process, Operations Integrity / Process Safety Management Processes
  • Competency Requirements:
  • Lead HSSE (Health, Safety, Security & Environment) Risk Management
  • Permit to Work Supervisory AGST (Authorized Gas Safety Tester) certification
  • Strong supervisory/leadership skill of leading multi-discipline teams
  • Proven record on safe production and / or commissioning and start-up particularly in Oil & Gas Train process /utility areas
  • Strong team player, willing to overcome differences and collaborate with multiple disciplines
  • Has proven hands on coaching skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-national, multi-cultural environment
  • Other Job Requirements
  • Develop and review commissioning and start up procedures using existing procedures as a guide to capture plant changes and
  • Emergency Response Competency as First Intervention Team (FIT) leader in the assigned
  • Staff Development by coaching, mentoring,
  • Support the SSI (Shift Superintendent) in the implementation of Emergency Response Plan and Procedure on shift

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