Completions Manager - KIWE


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 171029 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Commissioning 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview:
Commissioning Manager will have full responsibility to direct and execute commissioning activities for a large scale oil and gas projects, and for implementing Kiewit Safety Policies and Procedures throughout the commissioning phases of the project

• Responsible to prepare Commissioning philosophy, schedule and procedures during project Detailed Design phase.
• Responsible to commission and start-up all systems, completing the commissioning work-scope in a logical and controlled sequence and to the project specifications.
• Responsible for day-to-day commissioning activities. Execute Commissioning Procedures directing a Commissioning Team consisting of commissioning engineers, technicians, Operations personnel, other contractors, and vendor support personnel.
• Support system handover and acceptance from Construction Team including system discipline walk downs and punch list generation.
• Report to the Project Manager on issues regarding commissioning, start up schedule and progress
• Interface with client management regarding commissioning and start-up.
• Ensure all commissioning resources are being utilized in a cost effective manner.
• Define system priority hand over list from Construction to Commissioning.
• Will direct or assist in developing Project Manpower Estimates and System Commissioning Schedules.
• Develop and maintain commissioning budget.
• Develop and review commissioning test equipment and material take-offs for execution.
• Develop vendor call-out requirements and schedule for specialized vendor supplied equipment and overall vendor coordination.
• Make sure that tests related to Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, Start-up, and Performance Testing activities are witnessed and the required documents signed by appropriate EPC, Company, Regulatory Inspectors and Equipment Suppliers/Process Licensor representatives in accordance with the requirements of the QA/QC Plan
• Prepare systems for final inspection and hand over to Operations Team after commissioning procedures are complete.
• Provide assistance in evaluation and selection of Commissioning Team staff members. Declare and assign roles and responsibilities for Commissioning team members.
• Need proficiency in MS Office Applications e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
• Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

• Degree in Engineering or relevant experience in Oil and Gas production. Equivalent industry certifications and experience will be considered.
• 10-15 years oil and gas Construction, Commissioning, Start-Up and Operations experience, particularly Commissioning and Start-up experience of large capital projects, multi-discipline deepwater facilities.
• Employee must be able to see and read reports.
• Employee will be required to stand, walk, sit, use hand and fingers, and reach with hands and arms.
• Employee must be able to work in confined spaces and heights when job requires
• Employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Employee must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers 
• Employee must be able to safely traverse stairs.
• Employee must be able to pass a drug screen.

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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