Lead / Senior Instrument Commissioning Engineers - Expression of Interest

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Commissioning is looking for experienced Lead / Senior Instrument Commissioning Engineers for a number of upcoming onshore and offshore contract opportunities both domestically and internationally:



  • Accountable for the safe and timely preparation and execution of the project Instrument commissioning work scope in adherence with project HSEQ safety targets, procedures and practices
  • Accountable for ensuring all instrument commissioning is carried out in accordance with project commissioning specifications, standards and procedures
  • Accountable for developing the project instrument commissioning strategy and approving instrument procedures
  • Accountable for ensuring instrument commissioning is carried out in accordance with project schedules and budget
  • To play an active role in ensuring that all project HSE goals are achieved and where possible exceeded
  • To process safe completion of designated instrument commissioning activities in line with the project schedule and milestones in a consistent and timely manner
  • To assist in maintenance of the project budget through diligence and utilisation of efficient and working practices


  • Supervise the safe completion of the project instrument pre-commissioning / commissioning work-scope
  • Supervise and support the project Instrument Commissioning Team
  • Provide Fire & Gas input into project instrument system design during the project design phase
  • Provide instrument commissioning input to the project plans and schedules
  • Develop project instrument commissioning strategy documents
  • Review / approve and supervise the design and installation of minor temporary instrument systems / supplies
  • Review and approve instrument commissioning procedures - ensure compliance with project standards, specifications and procedures
  • Ensure all instrument commissioning activities adhere to all applicable site / project safety procedures and practices
  • Actively participate in all company and project safety initiatives
  • Liaise with the instrument engineering office to ensure that the electrical fabrication drawings are produced in line with commissioning requirements
  • Audit site / project instrument activities on a regular basis to ensure all compliance with project safety, environmental, and quality requirements
  • Monitor and report instrument commissioning progress on a regular basis
  • Approve all instrument system/sub-system mechanical completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning sign-off certificates / milestones
  • Ensure a safe Instrument Permit to Work and isolation system is in place and adhered to
  • Manage / attend project HAZID's / Risk Assessments
  • Provide input into audit reviews
  • Provide input into budget management and cost control
  • Provide input into planning process as requested
  • Provide input into safety reviews / walk-rounds

Skills / Qualifications


  • HNC / HND (or equivalent) in Instrumentation Engineering or related subject
  • BOSIET / OGUK Medical (or equivalent)
  • Company mandatory training (Induction, Risk Assessment etc)
  • BSc (or equivalent) in Instrumentation Engineering or related subject (an advantage)
  • PTW Training
  • HAZID / HAZOP Training

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Proven experience as an Instrument Commissioning Engineer on oil and gas projects or related industry
  • Conversant with the completions process and associated completions management software (WinPCS, Mancon, EDS etc.)
  • Experienced in the supervision of personnel and team working
  • Good knowledge of O&G related HSEQ safe working practices / procedures
  • Offshore experience in similar role
  • Knowledge and use of planning systems
  • High level of understanding of O&G related HSE processes / procedures and their implementation
  • Ability to work and deliver project milestones in a consistent and structured manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment and provide guidance to other team members
  • Ability to follow / comply with procedures and recognised working practices

Personal Attributes: 

  • Driven passion for behavioural site safety programmes
  • Demonstrates a commitment to safety
  • Flexible - able to comply /adapt to company / client requirements
  • Delivery focused and committed to achievement of project goals
  • Ability to interact with other departments / disciplines
  • Confident and ability to work on own initiative
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com