Commissioning Engineer-Refinery

Date: 22/11/2022
Place of work: Port Harcourt

  • Position: Commissioning Engineer-Refinery -CME
  • Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
  • Start Date: February 2023 (24 months extendable contract)


Ensures the development of the deliverables of the Project pertaining to commissioning within the project. Operates in compliance with the quality requirements, health/environmental/safety regulations and following the stated procedures. Act as Commissioning Superintendent when on leave and/or on business assignment. 

Hierarchical position

CME reports to the Commissioning Manager or, in complex organizations, to the Commissioning Superintendent. He is assigned to the Project by AVIMP / Commissioning Head of Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

CME 's main responsibilities are:

  • Prepare the project documents and deliverables (such as systems breakdown structure, mark-up of P&I diagrams, schedule of activities, pre-commissioning manual, pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures) in compliance with the project requirements. 
  • Coordinate with the Engineering Dept. the preparation of the engineering data base and follow the updating, in home office and at Site. 
  •  Support the implementation of the electronic Project Completion System linked to the engineering data base. 
  •  Finalize the certification matrix. 
  •  Prepare the schedule of activities, follow up the updating and monitor the progress. 
  •  Analyze the Construction completion packages (DAC) once issued from construction and advice CMM or COT about the status of verified DAC prior to formal acceptance by Commissioning team. 
  •  Coordinate with the Construction team for the closing of the punch list in order to facilitate the systems hand over following the target dates and priorities defined with the Commissioning Manager. 
  • Facilitate the completion of the pre-commissioning activities through the check of certificates and punch list.
  •  Participate in reviewing and planning of availability of lubricants, chemicals, catalysts and other products required for commissioning. 
  • When requested from the Commissioning Manager coordinate the field activities assigned to the Supervisors. 
  • Participate in preparing the Commissioning Dossier. 
  • Collect and organize the discipline DAC punch list ensuring that the punch lists issued by commissioning team are properly filled and correct them when required before forwarding them to QC.
  • Coordinate the presence of the vendor specialist, ensuring all data and reports are collected. He is supported by discipline Superintendent and Supervisors.