Commissioning Technician Job Description

Commissioning Technician Job Description

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Commissioning technician provides troubleshooting and repair of facility electrical equipment that includes single phase AC circuits and DC circuits.

Commissioning Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Direct crews as necessary during critical work junctures
A Senior Commissioning Engineer is expected to support several capital projects occurring at the same time
Perform system walkdowns and inspections and provide oversight to assist owner in ensuring EPC contractor complies to verify compliance with the technical specifications and project documents
Review procedures and support/witness SAT and ISAT for the RIEs and CCR
Review loop check and functional and complex loop check and SIS validation procedures
Participate in PAS serial and functional interface tests to third party packages
Participate and support SIS function tests
Inspects assembled equipment to ensure proper installation
May involve Permit To Work (PTW), Lock out - Tag Out (LOTO) duties
Will be working with Medium to High Voltage

Commissioning Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Commissioning Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NICET, II, OSHA

Education for Commissioning Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the commissioning technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Technology, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Military, Engineering, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Commissioning Technician

Desired skills for commissioning technician include:

O&G related SHEQ safe working practices and procedures
Completions process and the ability to understand / complete related check - sheets
Excel
AC/DC circuits
AutoCAD and Office Software
Industry engineering fundamentals and business operations
Microsoft Office Suite - Word
Multiphase power distribution
Networks
Outlook

Desired experience for commissioning technician includes:

Must be able to pass medical and site inductions
Knowledgeable in Panel wiring
Have the ability to read P&I Diagrams and loop drawings
Must have working experience with pressure, flow, density and conveyor instruments, electrical lockout procedures, PLC and Remote IO panels & pneumatic valve
Able to modify or re-wire PLC and Remote IO panels
Must be able to inspect, test, adjust, and fault find electronic and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record, and control conveyors, mills, crushers and other mining process equipment

Commissioning Technician Examples

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Commissioning Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of commissioning technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for commissioning technician
  • Competently edit and author design specifications
  • Participates in and oversees the design start of new projects
  • Takes responsibility for monitoring the project’s design costs, tracking potential design change orders and negotiating these change orders with the client
  • Coordinates with sales leads, cost estimators, Project Manager’s, detailing and field personnel on the development of design projects
  • Participates in design start meetings for a new project
  • Develop schematic level designs to be used to estimate rough order of magnitude and guaranteed maximum project values
  • Coordinates electrical power, space and pathway requirements with the project’s architectural, electrical and structural drawings
  • Manages the generation of estimate-to-complete design costs for each month
  • Manages the preparation of design fee proposals for a variety of project types that appropriately reflect the effort required on any given project
  • Assists with the collection of design payments for electrical projects
Qualifications for commissioning technician
  • Must be able to fault find pneumatic systems on control valves for defective wiring and tubing
  • Must be able to calibrate level readings on instruments according to vendor manuals and datasheets
  • Minimum five years in a commissioning based position
  • Supervisory/Lead experience preferred
  • 10+ Years Medium to High Voltage Electrical experience in an industrial setting
  • Technical school certifications or degrees preferred
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Commissioning Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of commissioning technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for commissioning technician
  • Perform installation and testing of field modifications
  • Carry out checks as defined in the “B”Check Sheets and Loop Sheets during Static Commissioning activities
  • Understanding and execution of commissioning procedures during Dynamic Commissioning activities
  • Carry out checks as defined in the “B” Check Sheets during Static Commissioning activities
  • Authorized person to effect the electrical lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) of electrical equipment, specifically High Voltage (HV), where authorized
  • Assist other disciplines and vendors where the work scope overlaps (flexible work practice)
  • Attend regular Safety meetings, and demonstrate safety awareness in the performance of normal work functions
  • Observe COMPANY safety rules and regulations, including the Permit to Work system, and comply with same
  • Maintain good housekeeping conditions in the electrical workshop, job sites, and switch rooms
  • Responsible for economical use of materials and equipment, high volume/high quality work, and the proper care and protection of tools and equipment
Qualifications for commissioning technician
  • Knowledgeable in tests accuracy of flowmeters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, density meters and other recording, indicating or controlling instruments to locate defective components in system, using test equipment, such as pressure gauges and multi-meters
  • 70E Certification preferred
  • PTW and LOTO experience preferred
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers Internal external
  • Good customer management skills are required in order to maintain customer confidence both internally externally
  • 10 or more years related experience and/or training
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Commissioning Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a commissioning technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for commissioning technician
  • Perform on-site, commissioning, startup, routine repair and calibration after installation of HVAC and EMS systems
  • Handle basic/complex products and/or problems, referring highly complex problems to higher-level technical support
  • Use experience and technical skills with system operations to determine service/repair requirements
  • Install, setup, and commission various HVAC units and building control systems
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings in reference to layout, location and operation of the system(s)
  • Represent the company by having a professional demeanor and positive, caring attitude
  • Advise manager and details quality issues and corrective actions that may be required to be taken
  • Work as an individual, under minimal supervision to perform required tasks
  • Continually enforce safety to the highest standards working in a safe manner on a daily basis and ensure that all safety measures are taken at all times
  • Complete administrative tasks including but not limited to time sheets, expense reports, and on-site documentation
Qualifications for commissioning technician
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) preferred
  • 2-year Associates degree in Wind Turbine Technology, Electrical Engineering, or related field (Solar, Nuclear, Mining, Oil, Hydroelectric) (Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred)
  • 2–4 years of comparable experience in the wind industry, in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship/training experience in the mechanical/piping field, three of which must be in the construction/commissioning of oil and gas or petrochemical facilities
  • Ability to understand and interpret the Mechanical Codes, schematics, P&ID’s & Logic Drawings
  • Comply with all safety programs and practices
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Commissioning Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a commissioning technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for commissioning technician
  • Ensure all commercial site commissioning is conducted in a safe manner with accurate JHAs in use and appropriately trained personnel on site using proper PPE per task
  • Setup monitoring and communications configuration on site utilizing various computer interface programs including tracker commissioning where required
  • Travel to and inspect commercial solar installations for mechanical quality, electrical soundness and reliability for 20+ years of operation
  • Troubleshoot and drive corrective actions during performance validation for each site including component replacement and shade analysis using a SunEye or equivalent
  • Support of commissioning engineers on Clean Utilities Systems
  • Performing minor equipment repair
  • Assisting Craft technicians in equipment installation & repair
  • Accompanying & supervising Sub-contractors
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with Health, Safety & Environmental regulations, permit to work and client procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Ensuring all work on site will be carried out in compliance with statutory, corporate and client procedures, guidelines and protocols
Qualifications for commissioning technician
  • Experienced in the walk-down and punch listing of systems and subsystems
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID’s, Vendor Mechanical Drawings, schematics, isometrics and Logic Drawings
  • Ensure “as-built” drawings are marked up and updated, and passed to the appropriate CONTRACTOR Supervisor and Discipline Engineers
  • Skilled in the use of all test equipment required during Static and Dynamic Commissioning activities
  • Familiar with industry standard static and dynamic commissioning check out forms, turn over documentation, red line drawings, as-built drawings and the ability to complete required documentation accurately and legible
  • Minimum of 5 years post apprenticeship/training experience in the electrical field, three of which must be in the construction/commissioning of oil and gas or petrochemical facilities
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Commissioning Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of commissioning technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for commissioning technician
  • Completion of all related documentation in compliance with site and regulatory rules and guidelines
  • Keep training current in line with client’s requirements, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), EWI’s (Engineering Work Instructions)
  • Liaise with client engineering
  • Any other activities as directed by the Veolia Site Manager
  • Delivering, installing, handing over, briefing and commissioning of new crane products
  • Promotes a safe work environment by following established safety procedures
  • Adjustment of level, temperature, pressure, composition, flow, voltage, speed, position and response parameters
  • Hazard detection including fire, gas, explosion, occupational, and impact risks
  • Permit To Work responsibilities
  • Participate as a member of the after hours on call support team and respond to any request for technical assistance
Qualifications for commissioning technician
  • Experienced in High/Low Voltage Switchgear, Power Terminations, VFD’s, Motor Control Centers, Programmable Logic Controls, Electrical Load Calculations, PAGA systems, Power Generation, Field Bus, High & Low Voltage Motors and Control Systems, Start-up & Functional Check Out of all Electrical Systems
  • Experienced in the walk-down and punch listing of systems and subsystems, including witness of cable tests, test runs of vendor/specialist equipment/plant, and signing documentation to verify ACCEPTANCE
  • Graduate from accredited technical school in Instrumentation, Process Technology, and Electrical or recognized union/nonunion four year apprentice program
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID’s, Loop Drawings, Electrical One Line Drawings, schematics, isometrics, instrument data sheets, and Logic Drawings
  • Ensure “as-built” drawings are marked up and updated and passed to the appropriate CONTRACTOR Discipline Engineers
  • Ability to troubleshoot, maintain and service electrical distributing systems, motors, generators, rheostats, control panels, switchgear, voltage regulators, rectifiers, electronic equipment, transformers, meters and automation equipment and controls in liaison with other departments to ensure continuity of safe operations

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