Lead Commissioning Engineer



Posted on: 2 Jun 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Building on our past. Ready for the future

Worley is a global professional services company of energy, chemicals and resources experts. We partner with customers to deliver projects and create value over the life of their assets. We're bridging two worlds, moving towards more sustainable energy sources, while helping to provide the energy, chemicals and resources needed now.

Primary objective

To effectively manage and provide technical direction to their Commissioning Engineering team or teams to assure the design integrity of a specific project or projects including team performance within stated budget and schedule constraints.

Overseeing the commissioning activities in the interior in a safe manner, within budget, on time and in accordance with the applicable Company Procedures and Technical Specifications

Specific Accountabilities
- Review the scope of construction and identify any possible anomalies during construction.
- Input commissioning expertise into the design process.
- Monitor the HSE performance of all commissioning contractors in the area (against the Departmental, Project or Contract HSE Plan) and to ensure that all work sites under his control are operating in a safe manner.
- Review marked-up as built drawings (PEFS) of the completed construction before commissioning and handover to Operations. Highlight any deviations from the original design to the Head of Construction.
- Manage Vendors field or specialist commissioning engineers.
- Encourage intra-discipline and inter-discipline communication, to facilitate effective project collaboration. In particular, establish good communications with the project management team.
- Able to deal professionally, fairly and ethically with third parties such as vendors and contractors with due regard to commercial and contractual responsibilities.
- Promote the understanding and application of risk management techniques within the discipline.
- Monitor the installation progress against the schedule and ensure that any required commissioning activities are planned and scheduled appropriately.
- Manage site pre commissioning, commissioning and performance testing of system (s).
- Closeout of the commissioning documentation including punch list, ITP and handover certificates.
- Monitor the performance of the system after handover until full asset acceptance
- Provide technical Input into commissioning work packs within discipline. Feedback from team members and quality of commissioning work packs.

Essential Skills/Experience
- Degree in an engineering discipline (B.Sc.) or HND Strong years experience
- Minimum strong years total post graduation experience.
- Minimum of strong years post graduation experience in oil and gas projects
- Minimum relevant years post graduation experience as commissioning engineer involving oil & gas projects
- Must have pre commissioning, commissioning and performance testing experience

Matching Indicators
- Demonstrated ability to manage and lead teams of engineers and designers in the execution of projects.
- Sound technical knowledge of the discipline
- Significant prior experience with a major engineering design services provider
- Some 'hands-on' experience in a construction or operating plant environment would be well regarded

Moving forward together

We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone feels they belong, can bring themselves, and are heard. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by law.

We want our people to be energized and empowered to drive sustainable impact. So, our focus is on a values-inspired culture that unlocks brilliance through belonging, connection and innovation.

And we're not just talking about it; we're doing it. We're reskilling our people, leveraging transferable skills, and supporting the transition of our workforce to become experts in today's low carbon energy infrastructure and technology.

Whatever your ambition, there's a path for you here. And there's no barrier to your potential career success. Join us to broaden your horizons, explore diverse opportunities, and be part of delivering sustainable change.


Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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