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On behalf of our Client, a leading international EPC main Contracting Company, we are seeking an experienced Commissioning Manager for Greenfield Chlor-Alkali Plant located in the UAE.
  Commissioning Manager Chlor-Alkali Plant
Work location
Type of work
6 months, extendable up to the end of the project
Start date
October 2016
Job description
Essential duties:
  • Prepare and finalize the commissioning strategy of the project and assure its implementation throughout the entire project life. For specific topic, such as planning, involving high level of expertise, the Commissioning Manager operates in co-ordination with the Site Construction Manager and the Project Management & Control Manager;
  • Assure the preparation of the project deliverables, their consistency with contract requirements and their quality through a dedicated team;
  • Approve all the pre-commissioning and commissioning related deliverables, including the Subsystem Operational Test Procedure;
  • Assure the compliance of site running cost with the assigned budget;
  • Participate to project review meetings, HAZOP and constructability studies and 3D model review;
  • Interface Engineering Departments, Client and Vendors representatives in the execution of the job;
  • Finalize the organization chart, the mobilization plan for personnel and vendors;
  • Assign and define duties among the discipline superintendents and supervisors for supporting the Vendor representatives;
  • Organize and co-ordinate all site activities, from pre-commissioning up to the performance test, as requested in the contract through the Commissioning Superintendent;
  • Accept the Mechanical Completion Certificates or other forms issued by Construction  department;
  • Provide commissioning priorities, per system/subsystem, to the Project Manager and Project Control Manager, to ensure the Completion Schedule and support the start-up sequence;
  • Propose corrective actions to overcome problems and delays at site in order to fulfil the overall target of the project;
  • Organize the technical training/certification sessions for the teams according to Department standards and Client requirement;
  • Ensure that site risk assessment is submitted to Contractor Site Manager with the work method statement;
  • Ensure that the HSE site risk management procedure is correctly implemented during Construction phase;
  • Participate in the conduction of risk assessment for the work they are about to undertake, when requested;
  • Use the outcomes of the risk assessment for conducting the JSA with the workers;
  • Ensure that all the pre-commissioning and commissioning activities are performed in accordance with HSE Standards;
  • Ensure that all the Pre- commissioning and commissioning activities are maintained to standards or corrected in order to meet operating and HSE requirements;
  • Conduct regular HSE inspections and audits to ensure that all Subcontractors are aware of and comply with the HSE requirements;
  • Verify that inspection and audit follow up activities are fully and timely taken;
  • Participate in the investigation of high-risk incidents and accidents;
  • Promote corrective actions in case of unsafe acts or unsafe conditions are identified;
  • Ensure that the team comply, promote and participate in the PTW System;
  • Can be the requester as per PTW Procedure;
  • Coordinate with the Project HSSE Manager for the pre start up HSSE survey;
  • Develop and foster working relationship with the Client Project Management in order to enable a seamless handover;
  • Participate to the performance test either Vendor package or units where required;
  • Issue the Site Acceptance Certificate relevant to the different items (packages) following the SAT procedure execution at site with or without Vendor assistance;
  • Issue the Ready for Commissioning Certificates from Contractor side;
  • Approve the Operational Test Certificates from Contractor side;
  • Provide and ensure the Red Marked up documentation is available at site and correctly updated;
  • As per the Contractor standard practice, additionally to the above mentioned duties, Commissioning Manager shall:
  • Provide the Commissioning Close Out Report that includes all observations related to the project concerning organization, manpower and technical aspects;
  • Provide feedback to the Commissioning Head of Department concerning problems arising from the implementation of methodology and work instructions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department; organize the most important observations in the form of instructions for improvements;
  • Provide feedback to the Commissioning Head of Department in elaborating the job costing regarding supervision manpower, Sub Contractor manpower, cost of operations sub-contracted, utilities quantities and cost associated with the execution of Precommissioning, consumables and materials utilized for the execution of activities.

  • Suitable university degree, preferably in chemistry
  • at least 2 experiences as Commissioning Manager in a Chlor-Alkali Plant highly desired
  • Fluent English spoken and written

To apply for this job please send your updated CV by e-mail at
ACZENTA International GmbH
Badenerstrasse 580
8048 Zürich - Switzerland
Phone +41 (0)44 342 30 10
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