We are looking for a Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Engineer for a project in Dubai

Job Description

Equinor UK Limited as Operator (40%) is developing the Rosebank field located 130 km north-west of Shetland in north-west edge of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) in approximately 1100 m of water together with their joint venture partners Suncor Energy UK Limited (40%) and Ithaca SP E&P Limited (20%).
Altera Infrastructure Production AS (subsidiary of Altera Infrastructure Production Holdings Limited and affiliate of nominated installation operator (duty holder) Golar-Nor (UK) Limited), have proposed the use of the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO built in 2014, which previously was located on the Knarr Field for Shell in the Norwegian Sector of the North Sea. Production at the Knarr field ceased on the 1st of May 2022 and the FPSO left the safety zone at the Knarr field on 28th of July 2022. The Petrojarl Knarr FPSO was towed to the Aker Stord yard, Norway and were safely moored alongside the yard pier on the 30th of July 2022.
A feasibility study, concept study and a FEED study have been carried out to mature the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO for Rosebank relocation project. A detail engineering phase will be carried out with initial start-up in Oslo and with a subsequent move to Drydocks World Dubai where the FPSO will be relocated for conducting field specific modifications, life extension works and UK regulatory compliance work prior starting operations on the Rosebank field.

The Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Engineer reporting to Commissioning Mechanical Utility Lead, will be an integral part of AIP Project Team, working collaboratively within the AIP organization, systems, plans, procedures, and methods.
The Mechanical/Utility Engineer is responsible for monitoring the quality of discipline related documentation on design solution and all engineering activities within EPC towards Mechanical/Utility disciplines. The Mechanical/Utility Engineer shall ensure that all necessary information to execute commissioning and start-up is made available from all Contractor side
Mechanical/Utility Engineer shall ensure that the completion system (PIMS) has the necessary data available to execute system and sub-system definition, have P&ID ready for system boundary mark-up, and information available to develop commissioning procedures.
The Mechanical/Utility Engineer shall also review all FAT- and SAT-procedure and vendor commissioning procedures. Mechanical/Utility Engineer shall also review vendor preservation procedures. A close relation with Engineering, Construction and MC will be required to ensure alignment on plans and progress. Key activities to coordinate will be PFDs/UFDs, P&IDs, boundary drawings, process data sheets, plans, and close follow up of field activities

Qualification Requirements

• Ensure that relevant activities within the discipline are within the company framework and in conformance with contract, Yard Execution Plan, and relevant regulations. The health and safety of personnel, natural and working environment and equipment shall be taken care of.
• Act in accordance with Alteras core values and HSE program and be Alteras representative for the Mechanical/Utility Commissioning discipline performance to ensure that commissioning activities are according to plan and executed actively in cooperation with project team.
• Ensure good cooperation, communication and alignment between the base organization and the project.
• Work with AIP operations team as well as client to ensure clear guidance and clarifications are provided with regards to scope of work definition.
• Work with JV Yard organization, Altera Construction Team and Client to ensure compliance and verification activities required.
• Participate in the process to establish a Commissioning network in the Project Completion System PIMS CMS as basis for planning and management of Commissioning activities
• Ensure that the Commissioning activities are timely planned and executed
• Contribute to the Management of Change process and to project risk workshop. Identify and follow up relevant risk and mitigating actions
• Coordinate and support Construction and Commissioning interfaces across all disciplines, including engineering and contractor
• Act as a driving force for development and implementation of Commissioning activities for Rosebank FPSO project
• Responsible for verification and approval of IDC comments in the commissioning for own assigned systems
• Prepare commissioning dossiers and procedures for Mechanical/Utility systems
• Participate in the handover process from Commissioning to Operations for all assigned Mechanical and Utility systems
• Participate in work pack review sessions as well as work packs preparation
• Participate in design reviews, HAZID’s, HAZOP’s and any other related safety studies.
• Report to Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Lead any delays in progress under his/her area of responsibility.
• Participate in meetings, inspections and tri-party walks
• Collaborate closely with other key disciplines in the Engineering Team. Call off assistance from discipline resources.
• Other duties as required by the Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Lead
• Technical education on Batchelor level or equivalent experience
• Minimum 15 years of relevant experience within operation, project execution and Commissioning
• Previous experience from the Knarr Project for Mechanical and Utility systems is a major advantage
• Operating experience both from the Norwegian continental shelf and international projects will be considered a strong advantage
• Relevant experience from Middle Eastern / Southeast Asian shipyards is a major advantage
• Experience in FPSO redeployment is strongly desired.
• Recent experience of working in a similar role on UK North Sea projects will be an advantage.
• Leadership & interpersonal skills applied to a multidisciplined project team
• Organized, Systematic & Flexible
• English – fluent written and verbal skills


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Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Engineer


MDE Stavanger
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Workplace: Stavanger
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Application deadline: Fortløpende
Title: Commissioning Mechanical/Utility Engineer
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Scope: Project
Number of positions: 1

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