ABB Overall Commissioning Manager

ABB Overall Commissioning Manager

You as ABB Overall Commissioning Manager will be a part of the power grids division which is a global leader in turnkey power projects and will be based in Dubai, UAE The power grids division delivers solutions across the power value chain. This includes system solutions for power generation, transmission technologies, substations and distribution technologies for network management. You will be responsible to organize and manage ABB's activities related to all tests on all substatsions according to the Test, "on site tests activities" and operation before handing over the project to customer. You will also be involved in the planning and preparation of the commissioning program for the project. Furthermore you will be responsible for the writing of the detailed system test/hot test instructions (when applicable).


-Site Organization:

Report to and give assistance (within his area of responsibility) to the Site Manager of the Yapi Merkezi regarding planning and coordination of over-all activities. Assist in technical discussions with clients and the client’s consultants.

-Customer, Contractual issues:

Assure that all Installation & Commissioning Engineers and Electrical Engineers working under you on site are well informed about the Scope of Work (SoW) and Division of Work (DoW).
Make sure that all changes are identified and communicated to Site Manager of Yapi Merkezi and Project Manager of ABB.

Assure that all tests are performed, accepted and approved by the customer in accordance with the contract conditions.

Assure that all ABB commitments, related to the plant functions to customer, are met and in accordance with the contract conditions.


Assure that all plant documentation and software are kept in order and that the latest revisions are used for the installation and commissioning work on site.

Assure that the plant documentation as "Installation and Commissioning copy" (as-built drawings) and software are updated during the test and commissioning period.

Assure that the original "Installation and Commissioning copy" (as-built drawings), test protocols and software, of test results are sent back to home office when the plant has been handed over to the customer. (One copy is left on site to be used until the customer receive the final documentation.)


Monitor and master calculated time and cost, for the installation and commissioning work, estimates the final cost and, when ready, ensures the collection of feed-back and made experiences.

-OHS, Operational Health and Safety:

Assure that the Project Health and Safety plan is followed and when necessary gives input to up-date it.
Work in accordance with ABB and Yapi Merkezi procedures using applicable tools & safety guidelines
Continuously work with hazardous, risk assessment and control.
Assure that site induction is performed for all newly arrived commissioning engineers.

-Project Planning and Scheduling:

Gives input about the overall time planning within his area of responsibility.
Perform detailed planning of installation and commissioning activities and resources.
Give progress reports regarding installation and commissioning to the Site Manager of Yapi Merkezi.
Report and analyze any disturbances that may occur on the system during the installation and commissioning and operation.
Coordinate deviations/changes that are found or requested during the test period.
Complete site activities according to plan, updates as necessary.
Regularly report site progress, hindrances, material supply etc. to the Yapi Merkezi Site Manager.


Engineering Degree with 10+ years of experience in similar field.

Additional information

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Dubai, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
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Business unit:
Business Unit Grid Integration
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Project Management
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees

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