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Kent Recruitment

Lead Mechanical Commissioning Technician

USA -Beaumont, Texas
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About the job:

Kent is seeking a Lead Mechanical Commissioning Technician for a long-term Commissioning & Startup project in Beaumont, TX. Will report to Mechanical Commissioning Lead for planning and execution management support and potentially supervise up to 10 mechanical techs on project.

Your responsibilities:
  • Carries out Mechanical commissioning execution work as directed and communicates with the Mechanical Commissioning lead for technical support.
  • Be proficient in Permit To Work systems as a signee and to ensure that all applicable permits required for daily activities are ready and signed on daily by the whole work force.
  • Ensures that resources and consumables are available for technicians to execute work.
  • Reviews and verifies progress and completion of check sheets.
  • Always demonstrate personal HSSE leadership and excellent HSE behaviors and ensure that safety expectations are communicated and maintained.
  • Attend all mandatory training as specified in HSE and Permit To Work training schedule.
  • Oversee the daily closure of project checksheets completed by the team.
  • Ensure all team members are fully aware and understand all the projects safe working practices and adhere to them to maintain a SAFE working environment.
  • Carry out mechanical completion line walks of mechanical and process systems and compile punch lists in accordance with project specifications.
  • Carry out line walks and apply process isolations where instructed.
  • Understand the requirements for vessel inspections, alignments, PSV’s, Flushing, and inspections.
  • Inspect mechanical and process equipment in line with project specifications and complete the associated ITR paperwork.
  • Take part in Tri Party Sub System/System Mechanical Completion walk downs and punch list item categorization.
  • System Handover Management Process pre commissioning check sheet completion
  • As building mechanical and process documents in accordance with project procedure
  • Ensure the projects commitment to Safety is maintained.
  • To complete the work scope assigned within the defined project schedule, ensuring the engineering design standards are achieved and equipment operability satisfactorily demonstrated.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:
  • Proven track record of 5+ years commissioning experience on Mechanical Systems

Skills Requirement:
  • Demonstrated understanding of Commissioning process including:
  • Commissioning of Mechanical, HVAC and Rotating Equipment systems
  • Control of Work/ PTW processes during execution
  • Commissioning of utility and process systems
  • System Handover Management Process pre commissioning check sheet completion

  • Full fluency in English is required.

Core Competencies:
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work with the team in developing improved work processes for the department.
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