SOCAR-Petrofac Caspian is looking for a Commissioning Engineer


Position title:  Commissioning Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for pre-commissioning and commissioning activities related to the project offshore pipelines and associated spools, subsea structures and SSIV, including ensuring that commissioning scope is executable within a brownfield environment.
  • Actively engage with numerous teams (operations, engineering, brownfield, commissioning contractor etc) to develop and build alignment on company commissioning philosophies, strategies and associated engineering documentation
  • Provide assurance on contractor personnel competency and resource levels and ensure equipment is in place to perform the pre commissioning and commissioning work;
  • Review all pipeline related commissioning documentation provided by the commissioning contractor to ensure that it meets the project objectives and standards and is technically acceptable.
  • Provide technical assurance to the development of Subsea commissioning procedures, execution plans and brownfield workpacks.
  • Work with the commissioning lead to ensure that Subsea commissioning requirements are accurately reflected in the Project schedules.
  • Offshore oversight and support to the commissioning contractor during commissioning activities.
  • Participate in engineering and process safety review including Peer Review, Integrity Risk Reviews, HAZIDs and HAZOPs.
  • Ensure commissioning risk, especially high consequence risks are identified and managed effectively.
  • Ensure compliance with project approved Engineering Technical Practices and specifications.


  • Degree level in relevant technical field

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • More than 12 years’ experience in pipelines/ subsea commissioning engineering with specific, demonstrable knowledge and experience in both brownfield and greenfield commissioning activities.
  •  Extensive experience in managing commissioning contractors on pipeline/ flowline related scopes in an offshore platform based environment.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and agile team environment, with competing priorities and the ability to understand the roles of the in the interfacing teams, develop collaborative working relationships.
  • Desirable to have knowledge or experience of System Handover Management.

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

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.