• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Permanent
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Construction Commissioning Manager

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Commissioning Planning:
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive commissioning plan for the construction project, outlining the strategy, schedule, and resources required for the successful commissioning of systems and equipment.
  2. Collaboration with Project Teams:
    • Work closely with project managers, engineers, and construction teams to integrate commissioning requirements into the overall project plan.
    • Collaborate with design and construction teams to ensure commissioning considerations are addressed during the design and construction phases.
  3. System and Equipment Inspection:
    • Oversee the inspection of installed systems and equipment to ensure they meet design specifications, codes, and industry standards.
    • Conduct pre-commissioning inspections to identify and address potential issues before the commissioning phase.
  4. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain detailed records of commissioning activities, including inspection reports, test results, and equipment performance data.
    • Prepare and submit regular commissioning progress reports to project management.
  5. Commissioning Tests and Procedures:
    • Develop and implement commissioning test procedures for various systems and equipment.
    • Coordinate and oversee the execution of commissioning tests, ensuring they are conducted in accordance with project requirements.
  6. Issue Resolution:
    • Identify and address any issues or discrepancies discovered during the commissioning process.
    • Work collaboratively with project teams to resolve technical and operational challenges.
  7. Training and Handover:
    • Develop and deliver training programs for operations and maintenance personnel on newly commissioned systems.
    • Ensure a smooth and organized handover of commissioned systems to the operations and maintenance teams.
  8. Safety and Compliance:
    • Ensure that all commissioning activities adhere to safety regulations and industry standards.
    • Verify compliance with relevant codes and regulations during the commissioning phase.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. Advanced degree is a plus.
  2. Certifications:
    • Relevant certifications in commissioning management or project management. (e.g., API Certified Commissioning Specialist, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional).
  1. Experience:
    • Minimum    of    8-10    years    of    experience    in    construction commissioning, with a focus on maintenance, installation, and crude refining projects.
    • Proven experience managing commissioning activities for largescale projects.
  2. Technical Skills:
    • In-depth knowledge of commissioning processes, systems, and equipment in the construction and refining industry.
    • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards related to commissioning.
  3. Communication Skills:
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse project teams and stakeholders.
  4. Leadership Skills:
    • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, with the ability to lead a commissioning team effectively.
  5. Problem-Solving Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and address commissioning issues.
  6. Safety Awareness:
    • Thorough understanding of safety protocols and practices in construction and commissioning projects.
  7. Software Proficiency:
    • Proficiency in project management software and planning tools.

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