Commissioning Lead-Instrument & Control

Job Overview


Commissioning Lead-Instrument & Control

Job Description

Position:      Commissioning Lead-Instrument & Control

Company:   KBR

Project:       BP_ROO_EPCM

Location:     Basra-Iraq

About Company

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries.

Job Purpose:

The Commissioning Lead-I&C will be responsible for overseeing the commissioning activities related to Instrumentation and Control systems on the BP_ROO_EPCM project in Basra, Iraq. The individual will ensure that all I&C systems are properly tested, commissioned, and integrated into the overall project.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop commissioning plans and procedures for I&C systems in coordination with the project team.
  • Coordinate with engineering and construction teams to ensure proper installation and testing of I&C systems.
  • Supervise a team of commissioning technicians and engineers.
  • Conduct pre-commissioning and commissioning activities on site.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise during the commissioning process.
  • Ensure that all I&C systems meet project specifications and standards.
  • Provide technical support to operations and maintenance teams as needed.
  • Working knowledge of Completions systems, ideally GOC (QEDI Go Completions)
  • Rotating equipment large and small experience essential
  • Knowledge of process systems, piping, materials, alignments, and working practices
  • Experience in Water treatment plants in addition to Oil & Gas would be an advantage.


  • Strong knowledge of Instrumentation and Control systems
  • Experience in commissioning FEED, Design, onshore, Brownfield, and Construction Site projects.
  • Good Communication in English and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills


Mandatory: Educated to Diploma level with professional qualifications and accreditation relevant to the role.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline from a recognized institution

  • 20 years of overall experience and minimum of 5 years of experience in commissioning I&C systems
  • Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role preferred.

Work Environment:

The Commissioning Lead – Instrument & Control will work on-site at the project location in Basra, Iraq. The work environment may involve exposure to construction sites, industrial equipment, and hazardous materials. The candidate must be willing to work in a challenging and demanding environment, with the ability to adapt to changing conditions and prio