LNG Commissioning Manager - Gas, Fuels & Chemicals - Remote

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

LNG Commissioning Manager – Gas, Fuels & Chemicals – Remote Considered – United States

Date: Dec 16, 2021



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 56646

Job Title : LNG Commissioning Manager – Gas, Fuels & Chemicals – Remote Considered – United States

Business Unit Sector : COR-OIL/GAS-OPS

Work Location : USVRTL

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch – Building a World of Difference

Our Gas, Fuels & Chemicals Business provides services from consulting, design, full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and commissioning/start-up of LNG facilities, Floating LNG facilities, gas processing and NGL fractionation, gasification/ gas to liquids, hydrogenand ammonia/fertilizers. Our knowledge, capabilities, and innovation include our proprietary PRICO® technologies. This enables our team to assess and choose tailored solutions with greater quality and efficiency for our clients. The value chain spans natural gas and natural gas liquids, midstream, wholesale markets, power generation and utility segments.

The LNG Commissioning & Startup Manager will provide management of all LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) project commissioning and startup activities in accordance with the Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule and within the established startup budget. Has authority to allocate resources and make startup, commissioning, and testing decisions in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments.

Key Responsibilities

Manages the process of construction completion turnover to startup, startup turnover to operations, and final turnover to the client.

Manages priorities and activities of startup staff.

Develops and maintains a detailed startup schedule and detailed set of startup packages to track Startup completion and progress.

Manages and maintains open communications and relationship with the client.

Responsible to managing and monitoring the Startup budget and man hours.

Develops clear startup procedures as required by contract to coordinate the startup effort.

Plans and prepares for startup activities and major milestones (chemical cleaning, steam blow, demonstration tests, etc.).

Implements a coordinated operations control program ensuring good communication and the smooth execution of operational activities.

Creates and implements controls process for spares, consumables, outstanding work, and material deliveries.

Coordinates the daily activities effecting and involving startup.

Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports.

Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities.

Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value.

+ Champions continuous improvement efforts.

+ Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

+ Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.

+ Supervises discipline commissioning engineers, operations supervisors, commissioning technicians, LOTO/Turnover coordinators.

Minimum Qualifications

7+ years of startup experience, including one previous assignment as startup manager.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s of Engineering preferred

Extensive LNG Commissioning and Startup Experience Strongly Preferred

Preferred Skills:

Development of project instructions manual(s), contract documents, and startup guidelines

Division Policies

Project Management Skills

Leadership Skills

Supervisory Skills

Communications Skills

Customer Relations Skills

Planning Skills

Multi-tasking Skills

Problem Solving / Decision Making

Computer Skills

Knowledge of technical principles related to power plants

Knowledge of internal engineering systems and tools

Resource Management


OSHA 10 Hour

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. Typical construction site environment. Rotating Shift Work, Scheduled Weekend Work, Mandatory Overtim,ePhysical Requirements,:Reaching,Pulling,Pushing, Bending,Stooping,Kneeling, Sight Acuity Near , Sight Acuity Far, Sight Depth Acuity, Sight Color Acuity, Talking (Loud,Clear), Hearing, Heavy Lifting (less than 50 lbs.), Medium Lifting (greater than 50 lbs.), Climbing, High Hand-Eye Coordination, Full Motor Capability, Standing and Walking, Environmental Condition,sDirty,Dusty Environment, Noisy Work Areas, Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat and,or Humidity, Confined Work Area,Spaces, Work from Elevated Position.

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

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Job Code


Job Family

Construction Services

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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Posted On: Nov 19, 2021

Updated On: Dec 31, 2021