Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Udelhoven Companies
Houston , TX


This role will be responsible for developing the plan and coordinating the resources to lead: 
• Commissioning of the topsides electrical systems with switchgear and power generator equipment. 
• System walk down and punching management 
• Work completion tracking 
• The Commissioning team is responsible for construction completion verification, cleaning of key systems, function testing of systems and hardware, and assisting operations in achieving initial production. 
• Commissioning is a critical phase of the project where by the duration of the work needs to be minimized while assuring thorough completion of work, managing activities safely, within budget, and within 'person's on board' limitations. 
• Individual should have excellent interpersonal, technical, communications, organizing and planning skills. 

HSE Policy: 
• Comply with the Client's Safety Policy and adhere to Contractor's site policy. Intervene when an employee violates a policy/rule or is not managing risk appropriately. 
• Take Proactive HSSE leadership role and demonstrate same by example. 
• Participate in site Emergency and evacuation drills. 
• Notify Client's management immediately of all incidents or hazardous situations. 

• Assure that the System Commissioning Procedures are developed, approved, and finalized per the planning schedule and include the appropriate content and detail to assure safe and thorough commissioning. 
• Supporting project Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) including: reviewing procedures, assigning resources, periodically attending FAT, and adjusting commissioning scope to integrate FAT successes and deficiencies 
• Coordinating the electrical commissioning activities, both in the planning and the execution phase. 
• Play a key role in implementing the System Handover Management Process (Go Completions). 
• Work with the commissioning team to set priorities for system turnover that allows for productive simultaneous operations (SIMOPs) that allows for safe commissioning of systems while the construction contractor completes and turns over the remaining systems. 
• Assuring that the Commissioning execution plan includes the materials, special tools, and vendor support for a safe and productive pace. 
• Development, tracking, and adjusting commissioning execution schedule. 
• Working with engineering and operations department to promptly find the preferred alternative for alleviating issues discovered during commissioning. 
• Assisting in the development of commissioning spare parts listing and quantities. 
• Individual will be expected to interface effectively with Client's project personnel (project leadership and engineering staff), sub-sea commissioning team, operations team, contract field construction personnel, and vendor support staff. 
• Individual will work in a team environment and must be able to quickly understand the roles of those in the interfacing teams, develop quick relationships, and work effectively to assure that the commissioning work integrates well in the overall project plan. 

• Monitor and report against Commissioning Plan. 
• Regular (initial weekly, eventually daily) Reports during the Commissioning Phase of the project. 

Education, Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 
• This position required an Electrical Engineering degree or a relevant engineering degree from a recognized tertiary level institution. 
• A minimum of 7 years of offshore platform commissioning experience and a preferred 10 years in support of upstream projects or production.