Commissioning and Start Up Manager

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OTS is a premiere provider of commissioning and start-up services for the energy, mining and utilities sectors. Joining our team means joining a group of best in class professionals to get the job done right. We provide you with the oppourtunity to work along side individuals with expertise in a highly niche market coupled with our paramount consciousness for safety. Our success is your success when we are devoted to common goals and maintaining a safety conscious attitude at all times.We are currently seeking applications for the following position:Commissioning and Start up Manager; reporting to the Director of Technical Operations.Qualifications:Diploma or degree in Engineering; Engineering Technology; or Red Seal Journeyman.Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.A strong working knowledge of the Pre-Start-up Safety review (PSSR) process and/or project turnover process in a commissioning capacity.Minimum of 10 years related experience, 5 of which must be in a lead commissioning role.Proven leadership and management experience.Excellent knowledge of on-site construction management during commissioning.Advanced knowledge of document management systems.Experience with planning or completions management software such as Omega or PathMaker.Primary Responsibilities:Preparation of project documentation including pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures.Preparation of the project commissioning and start-up plan including detailed activities and start-up logic.Work with engineers in early design phases to align handover and commissioning activities.Participate in workshops on design aspects that may assist in pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities.Provide leadership and management to the commissioning team in execution of all activities, with emphasis on continuous improvement.Assist with the development and management of commissioning and start-up budget, including forecast for future staffing requirements.Responsible for managing site materials and logistics.Coordinate and manage contractor and subcontractor activities associated with pre-commissioning and commissioning.Interface with Operations Team in commissioning, start-up and final turnover of the facility.Work closely with the project planners and schedulers.Assist in Operational Readiness Plan and Project Execution Plan development.Coordinate vendor activities for commissioning.Provide leadership in health, safety and environmental (HSE) issues on site and maintain overall responsibility for ensuring that the team complies with the HSE Plan.Ensure hazard/risk analysis is performed before start of activities.Participate in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) as required.Coordinate start-up activities with project management, engineering, construction, HSE, contractors, facility operations, and start-up personnel.Establish progress reporting systems for all phases of the commissioning and start-up of the facility.Ensure the commissioning plan is in compliance with the appropriate external regulatory bodies and OTS systems.Liaise with construction management, the client and OTS corporate office to ensure efficient and value-added service.Key Competencies & Skills:Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.Excellent analytical, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.Strong computer skills are a requirement for this position.Required Safety Training:Due DiligenceWHMISSafety Orientation (annually)Hazard RecognitionWorkplace InspectionsOther site specific safety certifications