A leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction company is recruiting for a Commissioning Manager to work in West Africa on a Mining project.
As Turnover/Commissioning Manager you will have the following duties & responsibilities:
- Participate in providing a planned, documented, and managed engineering and construction approach to the turnover for pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up, operations and testing, and final hand-over of facilities, systems, and equipment to the client • Walk daily with Owner commissioning / start up representative and team to support the eventual commissioning effort of the plan • Conduct monthly and quarterly interviews and maintain close client relationship with client plant manager, and operations personnel. • Participate in development and management of the commissioning and start up budget • Participate in subcontractor plans for pre-commissioning, turnover, commissioning, training, testing and start up activities • Develop and maintain the system centric integrated commissioning and start up plan and schedule; control all costs associated with commissioning labor and equipment; develop a commissioning and start up plan; and integrate activities and deliverables with engineering, procurement, construction management, EPC Contractors and commissioning and start up • Participate in project Business Risk Management Framework (BRMF) reviews and follow up for mitigation planning and execution • Establish system boundaries, scope of work, and commissioning/start up execution plans • Establish project specific written commissioning procedures for Final Phase Execution (FPE) • Develop and adhere to site business plan by monitoring budgets, performance and utilization and provide periodic reporting for the respective site Project Director. • Prepare commissioning and start up progress reports for management and clients • Develop written test procedures as well as coordinate, witness, and document startup and functional tests • Manage risk as assigned by the Project Director or site management by reviewing risk on a regular basis and identifies significant business risk for Company’s • Implement turnover tracking database for systems turnover • Communicate commissioning roles and scope for members of design and construction teams • Understand the commissioning test plans/protocols, and coordinate and/or attend design, construction and operability reviews • Fulfill contract and Operating System Requirement (OSR)/Operating System Implementation Plan (OSIP) requirement by ensuring that the duties and responsibilities of the project contract are clearly defined, documented and followed by the Company’s team • Prepare project specific staffing plans including man-hour estimates • Support sales efforts by assisting in sales presentations, estimates and proposals • Align and incorporate new team members through coaching and/or other orientation practices • Enhance skills, performance, and development of all employees by sponsoring and promoting training programs so that adherence to specifications is ensured and work of the highest quality prevails • Continually improve personal technical, commercial, and organizational knowledge and skills • Typically manage personnel and provide an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training and development opportunities, and timely performance feedback • Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all business lines, functions, and locations
The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills: • Accredited degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study • Must be fluent in both English and French. • Twelve (12) years commissioning and start up home office and site experience or ten (10) years of operations, maintenance, commissioning and start up, and/or applied home office experience with at least three (3) years minimum experience in a supervisory or managerial role • Seven (7) years control room operations experience (operations/mechanical) • Experienced in Lump Sum Turnkey (LSTK), Program Management Consultant (PMC), Engineering & Procurement (EP), Engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, and Construction/Construction Management (EPFC/CM), Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning (EPCC), Construction Management (CM), Front End Loading (FEL), Front End Engineering & Design (FEED), pre-commissioning, commissioning, training, etc., type project for strategic planning, implementation and execution • Ability to build effective relationships with client, engineering, construction, and vendor personnel • Demonstrated willingness and ability to travel on a short notice both internationally and domestically for short and long term assignments • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office suite of software programs, Knowledge management portals and communities, Lotus Notes and Primavera scheduling software Please only apply for this position if you meet the job specification, speak fluent French and are happy to work in West Africa.
To apply for this opportunity, please contact Anna Holtmon-Jones on <phone number removed> or an e-mailto: <email address removed> or apply online via the link below.
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