Commissioning Instrument Superintendent

Date: 12/08/2023
Place of work: Port Harcourt

Job Title:

Commissioning Instrument Superintendent


PIR 423905270


Rehabilitation & Revamping of Port Harcourt Refinery

Job Location:

Port Harcourt, Nigeria


Monday to Saturday; No Rotation

Salary range:

Excellent salary package with benefits



Job summary/Role description

He supports the Commissioning Manager in the activities of planning, execution,

documentation preparation and hand over to the Client of the facilities as per project


He ensures at site the implementation of the procedures.

He operates in compliance with the quality requirements, health/environmental/safety

regulations and following the stated procedures


He reports to the Commissioning Manager.

He is assigned to the Project by Commissioning Head of Department.



Duties and responsibilities

His main responsibilities are:

-Ensure that all pre-commissioning and commissioning activities are carried out according to

stated procedures and agreed schedule.

· Ensure that quality standards and safety procedures are being followed by commissioning

staff, including adherence to work permit requirements.

· Review the pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures for all installations under his

responsibilities (field instrumentation, fire and gas units, on line analyzers, telecommunication


· Develop new or review the existing inspection forms for the pre-commissioning and

commissioning activities pertaining to instrument activities.

· With reference to the General Pre-commissioning Schedule system wise, prepare the

detailed program for all Instrumentation items. Define the daily activities and develop the

day by day planning following the priorities agreed with the Commissioning Superintendent.

· Coordinates Field instrument activities with Commissioning Control Systems

Superintendent in order to ensure a smooth execution of the Commissioning Plan, in line

with the constrains and priorities defined by the Commissioning Manager.

· Monitor and ensure the activities are carried out as per schedule.

· Assign the tasks to the supervisors/assistants;

· Support the CIS and cooperate with the other Commissioning discipline Superintendents

(mechanical, electrical, and control systems) in order to complete the pre-commissioning

and commissioning activities to allow a smooth hand-over of the project within the target

dates and priorities defined with the Commissioning Manager.

· Report and update on the progress of the activities.

· Liaise with Client Project Team, Project Management, Subcontractors, Vendors Representatives.

· Propose to the Commissioning Manager and CVC the needs for mobilization of Vendors

specialists. Organize and follow up in field all the activities required to implement the

Vendors requirements and activities at Site.

· Support the Vendors specialists in the execution of the job and coordinate their actions

with the Commissioning supervisors.

· Ensure availability of commissioning spares and consumables for the execution of activity

-Can be the authorized person designated by the site manager to receive or issue a Permit

-To Work according to the project Permit To Work Procedure.

· Coordinate and supervise the Construction support activities during the execution of the

pre-commissioning, commissioning activities.


Special Requirements and Comments

  • Attention to detail, management skills



Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent Study background.


  • Management experience for an EPC company in for, at least, two plants as Commissioning Instrument Superintendent.

  • Plants for the gas treatment

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail, management skills

  • Team-oriented skills,  self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution

Special Requirements and Comments

  • Attention to detail, management skills