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Mechanical Commissioning Specialist

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
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Mechanical Commissioning Specialist

Project - New Build Chemical Plant in Ontario, Canada

- Experience level in these roles should be a minimum of 5 years relevant discipline experience (10+ years is preferable)
- Looking for (as essential skills) strong planning experience as well as good execution experience & Petro-chemical experience (polyethylene cracker as preferred) and/or Utilities plant (Boiler / Cogen Plants).

• Direct report to the Commissioning Area Lead for planning and execution management support.
• Indirect report to the Commissioning Discipline Lead for technical support.
• Directs and supervises the mechanical commissioning execution team in assigned plant areas ensuring full alignment and coordination with other discipline activities in the area.

• System Owner for all systems and sub systems within the Area associated with their discipline as detailed by the Commissioning Area lead.
• Fully integrated with CMT, Start Up and Operations through all phases of the project to initial plant operation, ensuring a seamless handover to Operations and acceptance of the facilities.
• Instructs, supervises and provides technical direction to technician teams, vendors and specialist subcontractors/third party personnel in the area to deliver to Static & Dynamic Commissioning targets.
• Supports the Area Commissioning Leads on mechanical commissioning issues.
• Accountable for maintaining the mechanical commissioning teams performance, efficiency, productivity and delivery to schedule.
• Detailed work preparation including job packs, materials, tools plant and equipment.
• Work planning, resource planning and forecasting, including Level 5 planning development and support.
• Progress and productivity reporting against the Area schedules and ISCT performance metrics.
• Support maintenance of the Systems Completion Database and Planning interface for MC and Commissioning progress tracking, reporting certification, and quality purposes.
• Understanding of and works in accordance with Project design, standards and specifications, the Systems Completion Plan and Control Procedures.
• Ensures all test documentation, records, as-builts and related Commissioning and Handover documentation is completed correctly and comprehensively (supported by TO/HO team ).
• Support development of Commissioning (Static & Dynamic) Management Procedures, Systems Acceptance Procedures/Progress Monitoring, Turnover and Completion Packages, and provide input to Start-up and Operating Procedures.
• Identify and manages mechanical discipline commissioning resource needs, tools , test equipment , plant, spares etc.
• Ensure the right resource levels and technical skills are assigned to meet the Area’s schedule and commissioning execution requirements.
• Ensure required competencies and work standards are maintained in the team and any deficiencies are addressed.
• Coordinates with the Mechanical Commissioning Lead for scheduling, call out, direction and control of vendors or third party commissioning specialist.
• Area Blue Room regular attendance and reporting.
• Support the TO/HO team with MC Turnover from Construction, and with the Handover of Commissioned Systems to Operations.
• Ensuring that equipment and systems are fully commissioned at Handover, and ready to operate in compliance with the TCP.
• Interface with Company Safety Advisor and Contractor Safety Officers to ensure a safe and environmentally sound job area.
• Responsible for Safety and Environmental controls for activities in all buildings, systems and zones within their areas of activity under ISCT Care, Custody and Control (support from ISCT HSE team).
• Assurance of required permitting, isolations, zero energy states and full compliance with ISCT and Area Prime Safe Working practices, methods and processes including JSA’s / FLRA’s / Toolbox talks etc.

• College technical diploma and/or equivalent discipline/vocational qualification or 10+ years of relevant and transferable mechanical commissioning experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas Environment.
• In-depth knowledge of Project Completion standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria.
• Established track record in supervision of large teams through Mechanical Completion, Commissioning, Start Up and initial plant operations.
• Proven strong technical skills in discipline subject matter.
• Strong understanding of work planning, scheduling and tracking.
• Demonstrated work ethic with delivery focus with strong organizational ability.
• Exposure to Oil Company practices, processes, and expectations with respect to Systems Completion, Preservation, Commissioning and Start Up operations.
• Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as required to function effectively within a project team and to communicate with project management, contractors, and sub contractors.

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