Contorl System Commisioning Engineer

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary Market related
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Telecoms
Contact NameAnn-Marie Kelley

Job description

Senior Control System Commissioning Engineer

Our client, a leader in advanced system integration for decades with a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, optimizing efficiency & delivering performance on a massive scale. We operate in highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, delivering critical projects across energy, water, renewables, and manufacturing.

Summary of the role:

We're seeking an enthusiastic & driven Engineer to join our newly formed Energy team, specializing in commissioning electrical transmission Substation Control Systems (SCS). This includes tasks ranging from minor modifications to complete SCS Replacements. The role is suitable for existing Commissioning Engineers or Test Engineers with a desire to transition into site commissioning activities.

The ideal candidate must effectively communicate with customers, interpret designs (including schedules, drawings, etc.), possess an understanding of system engineering design, and be ready to engage in and eventually lead site visits for installation & commissioning work.

Full training on the range of Substation Control Systems will be provided by our vastly experienced and knowledgeable SCS team. This position is suitable for someone with a solid engineering foundation, an appreciation for test/commissioning techniques, a willingness to work on-site, and eagerness to learn and develop new skills as part of an experienced and committed team.

Essential Requirements

  • Suitably qualified or experienced in an Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Good understanding of Test/Commissioning techniques
  • Experience in fault finding on electrical/electronic systems
  • Understanding of communication networks and differing communication protocols and media types utilised (i.e. Ethernet over Fibre Optic etc.)
  • Computer literate with respect to the production of documentation (Microsoft Office)
  • Computer literate with respect to the deployment of configuration files & verification
  • Hold a current full driving licence (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK)

Desirable Requirements

Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating some or all of the following:-

  • Experience of writing, developing & contributing to specifications/plans (Commissioning or Test)
  • Completed BS7671 18th Edition course (or previous iteration)
  • Completed C&G 2391 Inspection & Testing course
  • Experience of working on National Grid Substations
  • Experience of Substation Secondary Systems
  • Holds National Grid Commissioning Passport and/or knowledge of National Grid Procedures & Specifications
  • Holds National Grid Competent Person status
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD (for minor changes/navigation of drawings)

 In return they offers the following benefits to permanent employees

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Life assurance policy
  • Private health care
  • Lifestyle screening
  • Salary sacrifice programme
  • Mental health assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered

For more information, or if you think this is the right role for you, but the pay is not, please call Ann-Marie at Carrington West on 02394314916