Job Opportunity Information

Position Title

Commissioning Engineer III

Position Type



San Diego, CA/Hybrid



Added on

Tuesday, January 9th 2024

Deadline to apply


Job Description

Commissioning Engineer Goals

· Ensure planning, coordination, and cooperation between sub-contractors and vendors on site.

· Ensure the application of the highest safety standards in the start-up and commissioning phase as well as full compliance with the safety rules.

· Fulfill the agreed reporting with reliable data and within the requested deadline.

· Ensure that all equipment supplied by Anaergia and plant functional tests have been carried out.

· Establish and maintain the Commissioning Program.

· Ensure relevant documentation is in place.

· Ensure correct procedures are followed.

· Ensure a safe system of work is established and maintained

· Coordinate training and ensure that training programs are completed as specified.

· Provide/assist in training activities on the relevant equipment

· Produce Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) for specific commissioning activities as required.

· Review the RAMS of sub-contractor commissioning or undertaking remedial work on the plant

· Manage the activities of sub-contract commissioning teams.

· Report non-conformance issues to the Commissioning Manager.

· Update drawings and operational documentation to reflect changes made during the commissioning phase.

· Ensure that Site Acceptance Tests (SAT’s) are completed, defects recorded, and arrangements made to rectify any plant faults.



Commissioning Engineer Tasks

· Prior to the start of commissioning, obtain all up-to-date As-Built documentation (Drawings, test sheets, contingency plans). Retain a copy of this on-site.

· Carry out the commissioning process and tests in accordance with approved procedures and checklists, identify additional requirements for testing as required, prepare documentation and procedures to allow commissioning activities, and ensure commissioning activities are carried out in a safe manner. Monitor and plan the delivery of supplies and services (expediting and logistics) unless it is not covered by the supply chain

· Manage the activities of sub-contract commissioning teams.

· Manage directly and/or via contractors the Quality Assurance / Quality Control;

· Provide technical knowledge for all areas of the plant.

· Arrange for operations staff to attend scheduled training sessions

· Follow and adhere to the commissioning schedule;

· Maintain works methodologies, contractor test plans, and equipment check sheets;

· Complete I/O check sheets for digital input/outputs and analog input/outputs.

· Coordinate all resources involved in site activities, both internal or external (outsourcers/sub-contractors), either through the updating and distributing of detailed schedules and/or setting regular site meetings;

· Early identification of project risks for and early adoption of appropriate countermeasures;

· Manage relationships with vendor and sub-contractor for what is concerning technical issues and organization of tasks, including technical correspondence, leaving to the PM the management of contractual-related communication;

· Complete relevant commissioning test sheets.

· Manage and update defects/punch lists.

· Configuring and setup of PLC hardware and HMI Panels.

· Troubleshooting PLC code, confirming signals to and from PLC inputs/outputs, and field instruments.

· Configuring and setup of instrumentation devices in the field.

· Configuring and setup of industrial communication devices and protocol/signal converters.

· Troubleshooting industrial network devices and communication equipment in the field.


Job Qualifications

Job Requirements:


Holds a technical diploma or graduation in Mechanical engineering / Electrical Engineering / Mechatronics Engineering / Automation & Instrumentation Technologist or Technician equivalent.


Minimum of 5 years experience as a Commissioning Engineer in the Industrial Plant business.


The Commissioning Engineer has the following technical skillsets:

· Deeply understands and has the ability to manage contracts for supplying complex plants;

· Specialty in control systems, industrial networks, and communication protocols, programming PLCs, development of SCADA systems, and experience with Siemens S7 via TIA Portal and Allen Bradley Controllogix and Compactlogix via Studio 5000.

· Specialty in programming HMI Panels, experience with Siemens Intouch and Allen Bradley PanelView series HMI’s.

· Solid Waste / Wastewater / Biogas / Power Generation specific competencies.

· Some experience in purchasing is required;

· Ability to manage detailed job schedules;

· Knowledgeable in “site” project administration;

· Skilled in understanding technical drawings, documents, and specifications;

· Widely, rather than deeply, knowledgeable in all the disciplines involved with the construction and installation (civil, mechanical, electrical, instrumental, etc.);

· Knowledgeable in construction codes and regulations;

· Knowledgeable in quality control of all supplies;

· Experienced in training resources on safety and technical matters

· Experienced in managing relationships with Customers;

· Experienced in leading and coordinating the assigned resources;

How to apply

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