Venture Global LNG (“Venture Global”) is a long-term, low-cost provider of American-produced liquefied natural gas. The company’s two Louisiana-based export projects service the global demand for North American natural gas and support the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies. Using reliable, proven technology in an innovative plant design configuration, Venture Global’s modular, mid-scale plant design will replace traditional designs as it allows for the same efficiency and operational reliability at significantly lower capital cost.

We are seeking a senior commissioning and start-up professional to join us as a Commissioning & Start Up Advisor Mechanical. The Venture Global Commissioning team is responsible to ensure the safe and efficient pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and operation of the facility to achieve the plant’s production and performance objectives.

This position will be located initially in Houston, TX and transitions to Plaquemines site, LA. 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Oversight for the development, and review and approval of systems completion program for the respective facilities, including systemization, inspection and test plans, punch listing, status and records.
  • Oversight of Contractor commissioning activities.
  • Lead Pre-Start-Up / Readiness Reviews for major equipment commissioning activities and support Pre-Start-Up Safety Reviews (PSSR).
  • Represent commissioning in project punch listing activities.
  • Oversees Contractor development, subsequent review and approval of the pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up procedures.
  • Verification that Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Process Licensor requirements are included in the associated commissioning procedures.
  • Primary interfaces include OFE field service advisors, Contractor completions group, Venture Global construction, engineering and operations departments.
  • Implements procedures to deliver the overall safety of the Plant and its personnel.
  • Implementation of SIMOPs.
  • Assurance and audit.
  • Support site Change Management for area of responsibility
  • Lead and require strict adherence to Lock Out / Tag Out Procedures (LOTO), work permits, and company policies
  • Track progress of assigned systems and provide completions with timely reports on progress and activities
  • Witness commissioning and testing of individual components, systems, as a complete integrated unit to meet all contractual obligations.
  • Participate in incident investigations and root cause analysis.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commissioning and start-up experience on major EPC LNG export projects.
  • Experience with structured management of change system.
  • Experience with computerized completions management systems.
  • Experience in working with simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) in a major capital project.
  • Minimum 15 years plant commissioning and start-up experience.
  • Demonstrated Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills across multiple employee levels and outside stakeholders.
  • Held responsibility as permit approver in a permit to work system - including LO/TO, inhibit and override, hot work, confined space entry.
  • Working knowledge of safety and integrity critical equipment and systems, including associated functional testing.
  • Experience with incident investigation processes (i.e. 5 why, Taproot).
  • Understanding of process safety fundamentals.

Venture Global LNG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


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