Profile Middle East is a service provider with more than 20 years of experience in the market which specializes in Technical Field and HR Consultancy Services in the Industrial Sector (Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning) with our focus on the Middle East region and a worldwide presence.

For our own projects, we are looking for: COMMISSIONING AUTOMATION SPECIALIST

Ref code: CR_2406-100_Commissioning Automation Specialist

Job summary


Responsible for ensuring the successful commissioning of automation systems, collaborating with project teams to meet all operational objectives and standards.


  • Lead and execute the commissioning of automation systems, including DCS, PLC, SCADA, and other control systems in accordance with project specifications and Saudi Aramco standards.
  • Develop and implement commissioning plans, procedures, and protocols for automation systems.
  • Conduct system tests, pre-commissioning checks, and functional tests to ensure systems operate as designed.
  • Coordinate with project teams, including engineering, construction, and operations, to ensure timely and effective commissioning of automation systems.
  • Prepare and review documentation related to commissioning activities, including test plans, reports, and as-built documentation.
  • Monitor progress against the project schedule and provide regular updates to the Commissioning Manager.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting during commissioning and start-up phases.
  • Ensure compliance with safety, quality, and environmental standards throughout the commissioning process.
  • Interface with vendors and subcontractors to ensure proper installation and functioning of automation equipment.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for operations and maintenance personnel on commissioned systems.
  • Maintain detailed records of commissioning activities and ensure all documentation is accurately completed and archived.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, or a related field.
  • 12+ years of experience in commissioning activities within EPC/EPCI Oil & Gas projects.
  • Proven experience with SAUDI ARAMCO standards.
  • Extensive knowledge of automation systems including DCS, PLC, and SCADA.
  • Fluent level of written and spoken English.


  • Job Location: Marjan, KSA;
  • Contract Duration: 6 months;
  • Starting date: July 2024.

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