Commissioning Engineer

Location: Norfolk

Salary: £45000 - £60000

Date Posted: 15/03/2024

Consultant: Aimee Baker

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Job Title: Commissioning Engineer (High Voltage Systems)
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 depending on experience 
Location: Field based
  • Company van provided.
  • Company pension scheme.

Job Overview: 
Our client, a young, dynamic company specialising in designing, installing, and maintaining high voltage systems are seeking a highly skilled Commissioning Engineer to join their team in a high voltage electrical engineering business. As a Commissioning Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful implementation, testing, and maintenance of our high voltage systems, contributing significantly to their efficient and safe operation.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with design engineers to develop comprehensive commissioning plans for new high voltage systems.
  • Conduct on-site inspections, testing, and troubleshooting of high voltage equipment, ensuring adherence to safety protocols.
  • Perform pre-commissioning checks to guarantee the integrity of safety measures before system activation.
  • Efficiently manage the commissioning process, adhering strictly to project schedules and budgetary constraints.
  • Oversee the installation and integration of high voltage systems, coordinating effectively with subcontractors and project teams.
  • Conduct rigorous functional and performance testing of equipment to ensure optimal operation.
  • Identify and address technical issues promptly during commissioning, liaising with design and installation teams as required.
  • Prepare meticulous commissioning reports, documenting test results and system performance comprehensively.
  • Provide valuable technical support and guidance to clients throughout the commissioning process.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry standards and best practices for high voltage systems.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in commissioning high voltage systems, preferably in power transmission and distribution. HNC desirable.
  • Profound understanding of electrical engineering principles and high voltage equipment.
  • Familiarity with relevant safety regulations and practices (e.g., NETA, IEEE, IEC).
  • Proven experience in testing and troubleshooting various high voltage equipment, including generators, transformers, and switch gear.
  • Proficiency in utilising specialised commissioning tools and equipment.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, with a collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional organisational capabilities.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritise responsibilities.
If you are a passionate Commissioning Engineer with a strong background in high voltage electrical systems, get your CV across to Aimee Baker on or give me a call on 01603 415 100.