Commissioning Engineer

  • Job Reference: R14168
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £33,850 to £44,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE is currently recruiting for a Commissioning Engineer to provide due governance and management to meet specifications and acceptance criteria, within the QMS and Project Delivery processes and procedures, whilst organising and managing commissioning activities.

Location: Reading area

Package: £33,850 - c£44,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary sacrifice scheme

  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

What you be required to do?

  • Manage the interface between AWE and Contractors

  • Manage the commissioning of all systems that fall outside contractor's specifications within the project scope

  • To stand in for the Commissioning Manager as required

  • Organise and lead the Test and Commissioning Panel when requested by the Commissioning Manager

  • Prepare the Commissioning Strategy, Commissioning Assessment documents, Programme and Plan

  • Write commissioning procedures or manage their content, production and approval commensurate with the appropriate Quality Control Grading

  • Manage the commissioning through organisation of meetings, tests, demonstrations, training events, and performance verifications

  • Ensure commissioning procedures are followed and signed off with full and accurate records of the test results

What will you need to be considered?

  • Hold an appropriate qualification in a relevant engineering discipline; ONC/HNC/HND or equivalent

  • An understanding of Design Engineering, Construction and Handover

  • Able to organise and execute complex commissioning tests and analyse results

  • Have a good understanding of Health and Safety

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to Chair a Test and Commissioning Panel

  • People and process management skills

  • Needs a good understanding of HSAWA, CDM, risk assessments

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.