Head Project Engineer – Commissioning

Vacancy number • PUB408546

Head Project Engineer – Commissioning

  • Qatar
  • Closes July 1
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


  • Provides pre-commissioning and commissioning organization, coordination and execution support to the Pre-commissioning and Commissioning Division Manager and Areas Heads of Commissioning.
  • Focal point to the Completion and Handover Division Manager to ensure a flawless execution of the combined Pre-commissioning and Commissioning / Completion and Handover activities to secure transfer in accordance with the AGREEMENT key milestones.
  • Supports the overall management and pre-commissioning and commissioning execution of a large “one of a kind” LNG Plant, including associated facilities and infrastructures comprising of four (4) X 7.8 MTPA, sour gas processing, liquefaction trains as well as a large and complex utilities scope including a desalination plant and remineralization unit.
  • Ensures pre-commissioning and commissioning execution is planned, progressed and completed in accordance with the provisions of the AGREEMENT including SHES, Quality Flawless Execution, quality, costs and schedule.
  • Provides risk based evaluation of complex PCC technical, execution, administrative and personnel issues to enable the safe and timely delivery of the projects. Major challenge will be managing a large scope of work with many stakeholders and work fronts.

About this role

  • Provides pre-commissioning and commissioning planning, coordination and execution leadership to the project management team, with close coordination with the heads of pre-commissioning and commissioning and systems owners.
  • Ensure close coordination and supervision of the pre-commissioning and commissioning activities by the Contractor, CTJV, including sharing weekly coordination meeting and in charge of the review and approval of the related minutes of meeting and actions list.
  • Provide close coordination with the Handover and Completion Division Manager and his team, as well as with the Business Division Manager to provide clear and comprehensive weekly and monthly reporting, associated skylines and dashboards to the PMT leadership team, that is also aligned with Contractor, CTJV.
  • Focal point to Business/procurement team for all aspects related to Vendors mobilization (by CTJV) for pre-commissioning, commissioning, and pre-start-up activities. Review the three (3) months look-ahead plan with CTJV.
  • Participate to the review and comment of the pre-commissioning and commissioning deliverables issued by CTJV and its Subcontractors.
  • Participate to all Quality Flawless Execution, Un-interrupted Start-Up (UISU), SIMOPS meetings either internally to PMT leadership team, with LNG and with CTJV: review minutes of meeting and follow-up on actions.
  • At the initial stage upon mobilization and given the scope and size of the facilities to be commissioned, provide pre-commissioning and commissioning management, leadership and execution supervision for the utilities and desalination plant / remineralization unit (year 2024).
  • Focal point to LNG for all aspects, including documentation.
  • Monitors pre-commissioning and commissioning execution performances through Key Performance Indicators, metrics and exception reports to be either prepared by CTJV or within the team.
  • Supports resolution through coordination with the respective the Pre-commissioning and Commissioning Division Manager and functional managers to identify mitigation options and contingency plans.
  • Work closely with Contractor, CTJV, Quality, IM, handover and completion division managers to promote and develop a “paperless approach” for all activities related to pre-commissioning and commissioning.
  • Works with the PCC Heads to evaluate PCC Risks, consequences and treatments to mitigate the risks in view of project strategies and tactics.
  • Develops recommendations for the Commissioning Manager to take forward to the Project Manager for consideration based on trends and issues within the Onshore Project.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Project Management or higher academic diploma such as Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a Project execution related environment within the oil and gas industry with proven experience with pre-commissioning and commissioning preparation and execution.
  • Experience on large and complex, fast track green field projects with multiple Contracts and execution teams, in a multicultural environment.
  • Prior experience in the State Of Qatar or the Middle East would be a plus.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Strong technical, analytical and interface skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience of project management systems.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • Dec 2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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