SOCAR Petrofac is looking for an Instrument Commissioning Engineer

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Position title:  Instrument Commissioning Engineer

Key Accountabilities:

The Instrument Commissioning Engineer will be responsible for delivery of Instrument

commissioning of assigned systems for the Project, with specific emphasis as follows:

  • Lead a team of Instrument Commissioning Technicians in executing commissioning activities in order to deliver Topsides, Drilling & LQ facilities in accordance with the project technical standards and schedule
  • Provide HSE Leadership and work with the contractor to deliver fully on the company expectations on HSE
  • Control of ‘As Building’ documents in accordance with project procedure
  • Responsible for raising of Instrument discipline LUNs and ensuring that all work carried out on Live Systems is completed under a Permit to Work
  • Responsible for issuing RFDC for Instrument systems
  • Provide Technical input to Site queries and review of all Instrument changes
  • Coordinate Vendor call offs in accordance with construction and commissioning schedule ensuring Vendors are mobilised when required and are aware and understand the safe working practices of the site and receive all the necessary site specific safety training
  • Attend tri-party and bi-party walkdowns with Construction and Operation. Raise/agree

appropriate punch items and progress them to closure

  • Attending project meetings as required
  • Identify Instrument temporary system requirements for commissioning
  • Providing engineering assistance to the construction contractor for resolution of instrument

issues, etc.

  • Review and acceptance of contractor supplied procedures and activities for installation of all Instrument equipment at all site locations
  • Responsible for the compilation of relevant Commissioning Test Procedures (CTP) for the

Instrument systems

  • Ensuring all Instrument commissioning personnel carryout their work and are fully trained in accordance with site PTW procedures
  • Act as an Area Authority within companies Permit To Work Procedures.


  • Educated to Degree Level or technical diploma

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • A high-level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Significant experience of construction and commissioning of instrument systems and

equipment packages including knowledge of associated codes and practices

  • Experience of static and dynamic commissioning during Hydrocarbon live phase of a project
  • Similar experience on a greenfield project
  • Experience of effectively interfacing and working together with Commissioning cross-discipline teams, Design / Construction Contractors and Operations entities
  • Experience with HSSE issues related to on-site commissioning activities
  • Deep understanding of the company Construction & Commissioning Defined Practices for both Greenfield and Brownfield projects and the latest international standards that assure integrity of build and construction/commissioning quality
  • Cross discipline technical and commissioning awareness would be a distinct advantage

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position title “Instrument Commissioning Engineer”  in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.