Lead of Commissioning I&C


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

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

About this role: Lead of Commissioning I&C

  • Responsible for overseeing Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning activities for assigned Areas to ensure EPC PC&C Contractor’s safe and efficient delivery of Complex Instrumentation & Control Systems.
  • This primarily involves planning, set-up, testing, and troubleshooting of various components until final Integration and Dynamic Testing.
  • Ensures planning such as systemization, commissioning/pre-commissioning planning, database set-up and coordination with other stakeholder disciplines is developed.
  • Provides clear guidance to the EPC Contractor and facilitates resolution of pre-comm/comm issues to meet project objectives and milestones.
  • This position is responsible to ensure all planning and execution activities associated with the pre-comm/comm of assigned area is achieved by the EPC contractor, including third parties such as vendors, consultants, sub-contractors etc., and are executed to Project’s specifications and requirements.
  • Major challenges for this role include (1) effectively guide EPC contractor, including vendors and subcontractors and pre-comm/comm team to produce timely deliverables up to Plant Handover. (2) maintaining constructive working relationship with EPC contractor, including vendors and subcontractors to ensure delivery and execution of pre-comm/comm work scope in accordance with project specifications/requirements and (3) maintaining good relationships with stakeholders (e.g., Operations, quality, engineering, construction) to ensure alignment of systems completions execution. (4) Work safely and effectively in SIMOPS and Brownfield areas with adherence to project protocols.
  • Interfaces (pre-commissioning and commissioning) with existing operating facilities and other EPC Projects.

  • Predominantly field based to assist and witness the execution of assigned area Pre-Comm and Commissioning activities.
  • Provides Instrument pre-comm/comm expertise & guidance, to lead safe execution of the instrument Pre-Comm and Commissioning scope of work in accordance with project deliverables and execution schedule. Demonstrate leadership in planning and execution driving EPC contractor to deliver as per project milestones.
  • Provide leadership in the Field and Technical Rooms with EPC Contractor, vendor & Sub-contractors in troubleshooting efforts to diagnose, formulate and resolve issues with field instrumentation / controls systems and difficulties from test execution during SAT/Loop Test and Function Test that impedes efficient progress.
  • Assist to develop, review and approve Instrument Pre-Comm/Comm checksheets, procedures, method statements, work packages, schedules, and provides supervision of pre-comm/comm scope of work by EPC contractor, supports contractor by helping to address gaps and coordination with operations and other disciplines within CPY team.
  • Guides EPC Contractor's Instrument pre-comm/comm activities and validating contracts, including vendors, subcontractor resources, personnel qualifications, usage of appropriate tools; adherence to project objectives, requirements, specifications, and verification processes. Provide assurance of CTR/SCTR adhere to Project SHES procedures.
  • Report generation and validating / invalidating testing and commissioning results.
  • Actively participate in Tool Box Talks, Task Instructions and SHES related walkdowns


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an Instrumentation Commissioning Engineer with a broad knowledge of commissioning planning and execution experience, for LNG liquefaction facilities or Oil & Gas facility.
  • Good understanding of System Completion Process and associated phases such as technical and contractual certificate walkdowns and PSSR procedure.
  • Experience in systemization including checksheet allocation, completions database and development of instrumentation pre-comm/comm procedures.
  • Pre-commissioning & Commissioning experience and understanding of DCS/IPS/FGS/Third Party System, Analyzers, sampling systems and Field Instrumentation, Fiscal Metering Systems, Tank Gauging, Specialty Analyzers / sampling systems, Gas Chromotographs, Control & On / Off Valves, ESDV, Blowdown Valves and accessories, MOV’s, Fire & Gas devices, BMS / Flare Panels and specialty instruments associated with large compressors.
  • Experience with compressors and associated control systems.
  • Both brownfield and greed field experience is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of International (ISA/IEC) Standards and best practices in the areas of Instrumentation installations and testing.
  • Demonstrated experience of using Instrument calibration tools and instrument configuration set-ups.
  • Strong leadership skills, experience leading contractor teams.
  • SHES Focused
  • A Teamplayer with a strong focus on Supporting Others.
  • Communication and Information Sharing.
  • Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Has a proactive approach.
  • Knowledge sharing and Mentoring of others
  • Excellent written and oral English skills.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • 31-Jan-2027 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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