Spinetta Marengo

Provided services as commissioning manager during an installation and commissioning of a new GE LM2500 DLE gasturbine-generator package located at Solvay Specialty Polymers, Spinetta Marengo, Italy.

The responsibilities included:

  • Ensure environmental, health and safety (EHS) commitments are maintained.
  • Organizing daily meetings with the site team, and the end user.
  • Identify completed- and coordinate upcoming activities.
  • Identify issues and organize the actions to resolve these working closely together with the project and engineering teams.
  • Participate in meetings with vendors, subcontractors to resolve issues.
  • Provide subject-matter expert advice and leadership.
  • Monitor and improve the quality of the work being done.
  • Supervise the commissioning of several systems.
  • Identify and highlight the responsibilities to the subcontractors, technical advisers, and the end user.
  • Red line, provide input for the as-built drawings.

Achievements have been completion of mechanical installation, pre-commissioning, commissioning, first fire, synchronization and running in parallel with the grid, DLE combustor mapping, performance testing, and a ten day reliability run.

Also provided, as a control engineer, primary frequency control verifications for conformance with the grid code as set by the Italian electricity transmission system operator, Terna.