Profession commissioning technician

Commissioning technicians work with commissioning engineers to supervise the final stages of a project when systems are installed and tested. They inspect the correct functioning of the equipment, facilities and plants and when necessary they perform repairs and maintenance.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Enterprising / Realistic
  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Engineering processes

    The systematic approach to the development and maintenance of engineering systems.

  • Quality assurance procedures

    The procedures to inspect a product or system to ensure that it is according to specifications and requirements.

  • Safety engineering

    The engineering discipline used to ensure that systems, machines and equipment work according to the set safety standards and laws, such as environmental law.

  • Project commissioning

    Process of supervising the correct functioning of systems, buildings or plants during the final stages before deployment.

  • Maintenance and repair

    The preservation and restoration of products and systems, and the methods and logistics of these practices.

Skills

  • Collaborate with engineers

    Work closely and communicate with engineers on designs or new products.

  • Present reports

    Display results, statistics and conclusions to an audience in a transparent and straightforward way.

  • Ensure fulfilment of legal requirements

    Ensure that all legal requirements are met.

  • Read standard blueprints

    Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Record test data

    Record data which has been identified specifically during preceding tests in order to verify that outputs of the test produce specific results or to review the reaction of the subject under exceptional or unusual input.

  • Write work-related reports

    Compose work-related reports that support effective relationship management and a high standard of documentation and record keeping. Write and present results and conclusions in a clear and intelligible way so they are comprehensible to a non-expert audience.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation

    Monitor activities and perform tasks ensuring compliance with standards involving environmental protection and sustainability, and amend activities in the case of changes in environmental legislation. Ensure that the processes are compliant with environment regulations and best practices.

  • Check system parameters against reference values

    Make sure that the measurable factors which define the operation of a system correspond to the predetermined norms.

  • Conduct quality control analysis

    Conduct inspections and tests of services, processes, or products to evaluate quality.

  • Use tools for construction and repair

    Construct and repair ships and equipment using hand tools, machine tools, and measuring instruments. Safely carry out emergency or temporary repairs. Take measures to ensure a safe working environment. Use various types of sealants and packaging.

  • Repair electronic components

    Repair, replace or adjust damaged electronics components or circuitry; use hand tools and soldering and welding equipment.

  • Use measurement instruments

    Use different measurement instruments depending on the property to be measured. Utilise various instruments to measure length, area, volume, speed, energy, force, and others.

  • Test performance of power plants

    Analyse the performance of power plants by operating the plant at maximum output for a predetermined period of time so guaranteed performance can be established and legal quality requirements can be verified.

  • Analyse test data

    Interpret and analyse data collected during testing in order to formulate conclusions, new insights or solutions.

Optional knowledge and skills

materials science write records for repairs manage instrumentation systems write calibration report validate raw materials using adequate equipment project management perform project management maintain test equipment