Lead Commissioning Engineer (GTCC)


Engineers at work

About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Singapore

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 44
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023

About this role: Lead Commissioning Engineer (GTCC)

Our client is a leading provider of solutions to the Floating Offshore Oil & Gas market for more than 50 years and are currently looking for a Lead Commissioning Engineer (GTCC) to join us;

Being part of Client means being the protagonist of a challenging career and being in touch with the latest deep-water production systems, knowing that your career begins in Singapore, but your talent can take you anywhere in the world. If you want to be one of the greatest in the market, this is your opportunity!


  • Participate in Engineering Reviews and Engineering Validation Activities including but not limited to HAZID, HAZOP, Studies, Operability, Front Loading Commissioning in design, SCE’s and Performance standards in Commissioning Procedures;
  • To independently review & develop various complex commissioning deliverables, analyze the documents and highlight the shortfalls through vigorous review process and address these shortfalls with the team;
  • Develop Onshore and Offshore Commissioning Procedures for Topsides Mechanical Systems and supporting Mechanical Systems / Thermodynamic requirements for Combined Cycle systems;
  • To support in developing project deliverables as per project & client requirement;
  • Prepare & Review of company development work methodology / procedures;
  • Capable of managing demanding expectations of clients which may range from addressing gaps to unexpected work scope variations while ensuring conformance to the project, regulatory and contract requirements;
  • Attend FAT and SAT depending on project requirements;
  • Independently deals with regulatory authority, class, vendors and clients with regards to comments or queries on commissioning deliverables and develops technical / engineering solutions to the issues raised;
  • Carry forward the HSEQ policies / requirements to the team and meet overall HSEQ objectives in all projects / feedback results to corporate HSEQ team;
  • Participates in meetings with the project team to review progress and addresses interface / implementation / execution issues where necessary based on the standard procedures, practices and lessons learnt from past projects to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly;
  • Perform duties as per directives of reporting authority;
  • Leads site execution team on performing pre-commissioning and commissioning activities planned for the Topsides Mechanical systems, managing the interfaces with Construction and Pre-Operations teams, ensuring adherence to Operations safe system of work regarding all the Topsides System Commissioning SoW;
  • Commissioning of Topsides Mechanical systems, Functional tests and system certification with Class Society;
  • Responsible for verification and close out of all Safety critical elements associated with the package;
  • Ensure all regulatory and statutory testing and requirements are performed and records are maintained;
  • Perform Risk assessment for the commissioning scope, conduct toolbox meetings;
  • Ensure to supervise Technicians to carry out commissioning activities in a safe and controlled manner in accordance with site procedures and PTW requirements;
  • Manage discipline and cohesive environment in the office. Monitor / Guide all commissioning engineers / assistants / administrators;
  • Day to day Planning of work, Manage schedule & targets of the project as required;
  • Identify and manage resource requirement to meet schedule and targets;
  • Prepare and maintain commissioning records of site observations, testing processes and checklists;
  • Coordination of functional testing of commissioned systems and engaging the Operations Team when and where needed;
  • Troubleshoot the logic function, suggest modification plan of logic diagram, liaise with I&C engineer as well as ICSS vendor, and implement;
  • Execute pre-commissioning and commissioning as per procedure and sign-off respective documents with Client representative for system closure;
  • Prepare timely and accurate technical report for management and a reference for future;
  • Travel to offshore project sites and perform offshore commissioning / assist facility startup;
  • Lead the team to perform Start-up at offshore following the start-up procedure, stabilization and performance testing;
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to problem solve with or without the guidance of senior leadership;
  • To conduct analytical review of complex progress reports in order to systematically identify issues and from there, address these issues in a timely manner;
  • Disciplined in time management and independent in handling / prioritizing complex work requirements within the project’s stringent timelines;
  • Interact with other engineering department for obtaining engineering and specific vendor documents & details;
  • Willingness to work and train others in a team environment, assisting other multicultural and interdepartmental team members;
  • Guides and motivates the Commissioning team to carry out work within the stringent project timelines through awareness of the project’s unique constraints;
  • Guides the junior staff to understand the technical and project required functions through discussions or knowledge sharing sessions in the light of the Company’s standards, procedures and engineering requirements;
  • Plans and carries out audits of procedures, safety practices and documentation/records with reference to corporate standard procedures to ensure compliance and, identify gaps and training enhancement requirements of team members.

What you need to bring:


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) with 14 to 17 years work experience (or) Master Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) with 12 to 15 years work experience with minimum of 10 years work experience in onshore/offshore Oil & Gas area or FPSO line(s). Also Diploma in Engineering with 17 to 20 years work experience (making the equivalent to degree) can also be considered;
  • Specialist knowledge of at least Three related project line;
  • Ability to define concepts of completion process;
  • Experience in design of FPSO’s including FEED, detailed design, construction, commissioning& start-up phase;
  • Experience of Topsides Mechanical Production Systems and EPCIC to handover to operations;
  • Experience in Complex Gas Compression, Injection, Export Systems and Thermodynamic requirements for Heat Recovery and Steam systems, especially Combined Cycle;
  • Experience in steam system Commissioning and S/U, including initial cleanup (steam blows);
  • Experience with OTSG (Once Through Steam Generator) a plus;
  • Experience with condensing steam turbines and specific utilities such as boiler feed water pumps and vacuum pumps;
  • Have proven project experience and skills within the field of Testing, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning execution and startup at offshore;
  • Experience in offshore plant startup and stabilization and able to provide Operations with technical support throughout start-up, stabilization, and performance testing.


An Excellent opportunity to work in a reputable organization with stable employment and competitive remuneration. If you are up for a challenge, get in touch with us with your CV.

Anything Else?

Anything Else?

Our Client is committed in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants;

Our client is among the most competitive Floating Offshore Oil & Gas market for more than 50 years. Build your career as a Lead Commissioning Engineer (GTCC).

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Resume
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
Apply now

Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Shinu Alexander is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Shinu Alexander
Brunel Energy Singapore