Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

Recruiter
Ajp Recruitment Limited
Location
Blyth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1165356290
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

Our client is a leading international offshore construction company operating throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Due to recent success they now require a Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer to provide support to the Snr Commissioning Engineer to ensure the effective delivery of all products from the stage of pre-contract award, Commissioning Plan Development through to factory acceptance and site installation & test.

The Role:
  • Undertake physical commissioning activities as well as producing relevant reports and documentation.
  • Commissioning Engineers will be engaged in the testing of bespoke equipment to make sure they function correctly and produce the expected results.
  • In doing so they will bring the product or system to a point at which it can be used most effectively.
  • Commissioning Engineers therefore need to possess a thorough understanding of the construction and product use, as well as customer expectations.
  • They will be embedded into a Project Team and will work closely with the Construction Department from concept stage to sea trials.
  • Commissioning Engineering embraces the installation and commissioning of all types of engineering projects, from subsea equipment to deck equipment and offshore lay towers.
  • To assist the Senior Commissioning Engineer in developing commissioning plans for enquiries, proposals and projects, from a Hydraulic/Mechanical aspect.
  • Provide experienced input to develop the commissioning and test plans including FAT's Harbour Acceptance and Sea Trials.
  • To manage and maintain the department's equipment & assets, test equipment, in-house spares, highlighting areas of concern and development to the Senior Commissioning Engineer
  • To assist the Senior Commissioning Engineer and Project Team with the implementation of the commissioning plan and gaining acceptance of the equipment to schedule and budget.
  • To assist with the resolution of Hydraulic/Mechanical issues that may arise during the Commissioning and FAT of equipment.
  • To ensure that Hydraulic/Mechanical aspect LOTO procedure is always in place.
  • To support the development and complete suitable documentation during the commissioning phases including punch lists, test records, acceptance certification and commissioning close out reports.
  • To produce Commissioning, FAT and Acceptance documents from design drawings and information prior to on site commissioning activities take place.
  • Ensure all documentation is prepared prior to commissioning and support activities commencing.
  • To record customer feedback on equipment performance, use this information to improve performance going forward.
  • Complete daily reports (DPRs), progress reports and publish to agreed mailing lists.
  • Liaise with all relevant departments (Design, Construction, and Supply Chain) to ensure smooth transition and sign-off of the contract at all involved phases.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships between the company and client/site/supplier representatives.
  • Participate in training and development programs, to assist in career progression of oneself and others.
  • Ensuring the safe testing and commissioning of completed installations to achieve the necessary Equipment performance in accordance with project schedule requirements.

The Candidate:
  • Skilled in advance Mechanical knowledge.
  • Recognized qualification or apprenticeship in a Mechanical discipline.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Be able to read and understand, Mechanical drawings to a high standard.
  • Permit to work procedures.
  • Have, or be willing to work towards, the Fluid Power Course (minimum level 2).
  • High voltage awareness and fibre optics.
  • Be competent in the use of all Microsoft Office products.
  • Be able to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics/drawings to a basic standard.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • To be able to work away from home for extended periods of time (in general no more than 6 weeks unless mutually agreed).
  • Be able to fault find and provide temporary/permanent solutions on site.
  • Understand the risks when working with high pressure, complex hydraulic machines.
  • Be able to read and understand hydraulic schematics in terms of the operation of a machine.
  • Converse with the Design Engineers to explain a hydraulic issue and agree a course of action.
  • Understand how the hydraulics integrate with the mechanical, electrical and software.
  • Understanding of Permit to Work Procedures.
  • Understanding of SIMOPS procedures.

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