Turnover Lead

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €60 p/hr - €80p/hr
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences

We are currently seeking to recruit a Turnover Lead for one of Irelands leading construction and engineering companies on a Life Sciences project in Dublin.

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  • Utilise engineering documentation and electronic data from client and client design team and other various sources to define work scope in system-by-system packages, enabling controlled and disciplined commissioning and start-up activities.
  • Transfer project responsibilities to the start-up and commissioning organization.
  • Gather a comprehensive list of exception items, monitoring and recording their completion within agreed timelines.
  • Compile, organise, store, and hand over construction quality data books in a system-by-system logic.
  • Define construction systems using P&ID’s, electrical single line diagrams, and other relevant documentation.
  • Establish the format and content of system handover dossiers and contractor handover dossiers and agree same with client and design team at commencement.
  • Assist in setting up and maintaining engineering information systems for tracking and storing handover data.
  • Layout testing limits for piping test packs and provide specifications to contractors for proper assembly.
  • Define and specify all system test documents, coordinating their inspection and acceptance by the client and/or Commissioning Manager/Engineer.
  • Maintain files for original quality documentation, monitoring contractors’ performance, and ensuring the compilation of required quality documentation.
  • Prepare testing, flushing, balancing, reinstatement, and follow-on work for piping, insulation, painting, instrumentation, and tracing.
  • Coordinate instrument and electrical completions, ensuring timely transfer of system by system as-built mark-ups to commissioning and operations personnel.
  • Work closely with the startup/commissioning group, identifying requirements and negotiating exception items for system acceptance.
  • Provide regular status updates to the MEP Lead, reporting on system package completion and progress utilising mechanical completion / green tag tracker / planner.
  • Consolidate punch list for system exception items, ensuring comprehensive capture and sign-off for completion.
  • Coordinate the release of piping work to follow-on trades, such as painting, tracing, insulation, and instruments.
  • Compile turnover dossiers in the required format, facilitating a smooth transition to the next project phase.


  • Engineering related degree.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction documents, drawings, schedules, contracts, and proposals.
  • Familiarity with construction, startup, and turnover of facility systems, including commissioning and handover processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple MEP systems of varying complexity.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills and strong interaction with specialist MEP sub-contractors.
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices in a construction environment.
  • Proficiency in use of digital platforms for structuring, collecting, and storing turnover information. Also, windows-based software, including Word, PowerPoint, Project, Excel (advanced), and Access.


  • Excellent renumeration package including company car
  • Strong annual leave allowance (25 days plus)
  • Pension and much more on top of these

To apply please send your C.V to mark.rigney@sonastechnical.com or apply directly through Indeed.



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