• Port Harcourt, Rivers State

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Vacancy details

General information

Organisation As an international multi-technical services subsidiary of the SPIE group, SPIE Oil & Gas Services provides the oil and gas industry with a complete range of resources and skills for exploring and investigating new fields, building and operating facilities and optimising production in the best possible conditions in terms of safety, costs, lead times and quality.

With around 3,200 employees of 73 different nationalities working in 30 countries in Europe, Africa, the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East, SPIE Oil & Gas Services offers services across five business major lines – well delivery & management, projects, engineering & construction, assessment & competency development, commissioning & start up, operations, maintenance & asset integrity – for its customers, including operators, engineering firms, and oil and gas contractors.

With around 47,200 employees and a strong local presence, SPIE achieved in 2019 consolidated revenues of €6.9 billion and consolidated EBITA of €416 million.

Reference 2021-18561

Position description

Job title

Lead E&I Commissioning Engineer* M/F

Contract type


Contractual hours

Full time

Contract duration

9 Months

Employee Status


Job description

SPIE SERVICES NIGERIA LIMITED is currently looking for a Lead E&I Commissioning Engineer to join her work force here in Nigeria.

The Lead E & I Commissioning Engineer main mission is to Lead a team as follows:


As leader in his discipline, he is involved in the following tasks:

  • Prepare all the commissioning documents, including Operational Test procedures prepared by the Contractor.
  • Participate to the construction of the commissioning Database as per OPERCOM methodology.
  • Follow-up the preparation of pre-commissioning/commissioning dossiers.
  • Responsible to ensure that adequate care and maintenance /preservation procedures of equipment issued by vendors are being carried out during the different steps of the project.
  • Involved in Factory Test when they take place for OFP2 subcontracted packages and critical equipment.
  • Involved in witnessing of all the activities to ensure that they are compliant with the Company OPERCOM methodology.


  • Insure that the installation of the equipment is properly done with access for the maintenance.
  • Control the piping preparation / cleaning / drying is done in accordance with the Company requirements.
  • Participate to the meetings with the vendors.
  • Be proactive to highlight any issue to the Project Management.
  • Witness pre-com activities performed by OFP2 contractor and ensure that, for his discipline, each subsystem dossier has reached the “ready for Commissioning” and “ready for start-up” status with associated punch list.
  • Review the operational tests preparation done by Contractor for each piping equipment.
  • With the contractor, review the needs for consumable and temporary equipment required for the commissioning on shore and offshore.
  • Follow-up the punch list items issued by the Contractor and if deems necessary issue additional items which shall be recorded in the ICAPS system, and follow-up the clearance as per the OPERCOM procedure.
  • Liaise with the Commissioning Site Leader and the different Systems Engineers and his counterpart in engineering/construction Company team to coordinate his activities and make sure the progress is in line with the Project planning.


  • To supervise the execution of commissioning of piping, To plan the mobilization of the Vendors in accordance with the Project planning and the commissioning progress.
  • To monitor and to follow up the execution of offshore completion activities to achieve the commissioning safely and prepare a smooth hand over the Production team.
  • To validate the results of the functional and operational tests.
  • To manage the commissioning punch list, issue new items if necessary and follow-up the clearance as per OPERCOM procedure in close cooperation with the construction team.


  • Lead E&I Engineer

10 years experience * Knowledgeable of OPERCOM / ICAPS

Position location


Port Harcourt

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of experience required

10 years or more

Required authorisations





English (D-Full professional proficiency)

Our ambition

Combining our differences

“SPIE Oil & Gas Services is committed to promote diversity. This position is opened to people with disabilities.


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