Commissioning Engineer

Posted 20 March 2024
Salary £60k - 90k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameRichard Walker

Job description

Commissioning Engineer

Salary: Up to £90,000 dependent on skillset and experience
Location: East Anglia
Type: Full time / Permanent
Benefits: Company car and fuel card, annual bonus, private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays

Carrington West are pleased to present an exciting role for experience professionals within the power sector. Working alongside our client, a well-established main contractor, we are recruiting for experienced Commissioning Engineers to work as part of the substation build team working UKPN's 11kV, 33kV & 132kV Distribution Network. Your role will be to Test and Commission High Voltage Plant and apparatus onto the live distribution network integrating with existing protection schemes.

Role responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support for the project teams
  • Attend Client progress meetings, pre-start meetings and client audits
  • Encourage and integrate innovation and cost-effective working methods across the contracts
  • Identify and resolve design issues raised on site and conform to Distribution Network Operator standards
  • Provide technical support for projects at a concept stage to ensure robust, cost effective build solutions.
  • Produce detailed Commissioning Plans
  • Test and Commission High Voltage plant and apparatus on the 11kV, 33kV and 132kV networks
  • Testing and Commissioning of Alarm and Control installations
  • Review and, if required, correct scheme provided drawings
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is tested and commissioned to current legislation
  • Support and mentor other members of the team to enhance their technical knowledge

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Qualified to HNC / Degree Level in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Candidates with other recognised qualifications will be considered if they can demonstrate they have worked in a similar environment
  • Experience of Testing and Commissioning on and around the High Voltage distribution network
  • Sound understanding of engineering policy, procedure and legislation in addition to sound decision making skills
  • Able to identify and develop processes within operations to improve out puts
  • The ability to communicate and engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good understanding of current legislation relating to Health, Safety and Environment
  • Ability to work within a team environment including clients, designers and site project staff
  • Full UK Diving licence

We expect this role to prove popular so if you feel you could be well suited to the position, please apply asap with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393 876023 for further information.