Start-Up Team Lead

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Job Overview


Wood is currently recruiting for Start-Up Team Lead to strengthen our team. This is a B2B position on a 4/4 rotation in Iraq.
Experienced Start Up Team Lead with proven record of delivery in the Oil and Gas industry, particularly in Commissioning, Start Up, Operations and troubleshooting activities. Ability to provide continuous support to Operations team to optimize the plant.
Must have strong experience in oil and gas industry i.e. 3 Phase Separation Facilities, Produced Water Facilities and Chemical Injection Facilities.



  • Manage handover of the facilities from the Commissioning Team utilizing Go Completions to be “ready to introduce hydrocarbons”
  • Support the preparation of Start-up Procedures and Method statements
  • Manage the successful and safe Start Up of the new facilities
  • Ensure the specification and ordering of all required Start-up and early Operations spares
  • Manage and coordinate first fills and lubes requirements for Start Up and early operations.
  • Oversee on the job training requirement for Operators on the new facilities
  • Support Operations of new facilities once they reach “steady state” operations
  • Manage and follow through on Engineering Queries as necessary during Start Up and Early operations of the facilities
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Department on all requirements during early operations
  • Implement the ROO HSE Management System during all phases of the work


  • Demonstrable leadership experience in similar role, with a proven background of delivery
  • Strong multidiscipline experience in O&G system commissioning, start-up and operations
  • Recognized O&G process start up background and very familiar with O&G process equipment, start-up and operation
  • Experienced in planning and coordinating system start up activities
  • Strong demonstratable experienced in working with multi-cultural personnel / team
  • Experienced in the development and coaching of team members
  • Ability to interface and interact with Operations Representatives at all levels
  • Delivery focused and committed to achievement of project goals
  • Confident and ability to work on own initiative
  • Desire to learn and develop not only self but others within team – good attitude to continuous improvement
  • Ability to demonstrate high level understanding of HSE safe working practices and procedures and their implementation
  • Ability to manage / maintain budget / schedule requirements
  • Fully conversant with the completions, commissioning and Start Up process
  • Ability to interpret project procedures, standards, specifications, and drawings including PFDs / P&IDs / SLDs / C&Es
  • IT literate in all major software packages (Word / Excel / PowerPoint)
  • Able to implement, manage and audit Permit to Work procedure and Isolation procedures


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com
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