JOB TITLE: Electrical Commissioning Engineer

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Birmingham
Job Reference : 12175 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/02/2016
Salary & Benefits : £38000 - £43000 per annum + OT, Van, Fuel, Hols, Health
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

You're a time served engineer who has previously worked within energy distribution and switchgear. Giving high levels of service and professionalism is something you can do in your sleep, but hopefully don't.

Job Description

Commissioning engineer (Switchgear) Midlands

The Candidate

You're a time served engineer who has previously worked within energy distribution and switchgear. Giving high levels of service and professionalism is something you can do in your sleep, but hopefully don't.

An all-rounder engineer , having strong electrical and mechanical knowledge and good experience with voltage up to 33KV, you're an electrical guru kung-fu master.

What's that!?
You have experience working with low, medium or high voltage + switch gear?
You are warmly welcomed to apply!

Do you eat National grid or DNO substation projects for breakfast? We would very much like to discuss this with you.

A number of roles for commissioning engineers are available, if you know anyone who fits please recommend them. We pay good referral fees.

Qualifications are a nice to have so if you have a C&G level 3, HNC or ideally HND we want you. BUT... above all your experience in this type of work is the key.

You need to be a flexible person (not a yoga master), staying in digs during the week as projects are likely to last a couple of days or more at a time so flexibility is important. There are opportunities for you to work abroad but this is optional and comes with bonus of increased overtime pay.

The Job

A global specialist in energy management voted one of the top 25 companies in the world to work for is hiring. HV Electrical Commissioning Engineers working on power distribution networks, we want you.

A responsible character, you'll be conducting pre visits to site to assess access requirements and complete risk and method statements so installations are completed efficiency, safely and smoothly.

Often you will be working in small teams although on occasion some of the work will be carried out independently. Expert level product training will be given to you. You will be shown how to take the lead in training customers how to use the new switchgear and associated machinery they have purchased.

You will be trained in putting together a list of materials which will be needed to complete jobs. Paperwork and reports that come with the job can be process using shiny new laptops and tablets provided to you.

The nature of the role also includes the requirement for you to be on an on call rota 1 week in four and so will need to attend site if an emergency arises. On site you may be required to look after a number of subcontractors or junior engineers.

High Voltage Testing, CT Magnetisation Curves , CT Primary Injection, Relay Secondary Injection (Both electro mechanical and 'PSL' relays), VT Primary Injection, Control Circuit Wiring testing, Mechanical/Electrical function testing of 415v - 33kv switchboards & networks, G59 Schemes.

If you can understand the above paragraph (or at least some of it!) from a hands on perspective submit your application and speak with us. You will be moulded into an expert in the art of commissioning.

The Company

The company are a global specialist in energy management, with a commitment to make the most of their client's energy and reduce the adverse effects that inefficient energy use has upon the planet. The company heavily invest in the latest innovative technology to keep energy use green, safe and productive worldwide.

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency acting on behalf of the client company.

Job Keywords

Switchgear, technical, electrical, mechanical, substation, nuclear, field, service, commissioning, senior, lead, team leader, distribution., energy, utilities, grid, supplier, contract, power, project, installation, service, voltage, LV, MV, DNO,,

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Engineering recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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