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Commissioning Engineer

Ref no. BHN560417
Location Telford, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My client is recruiting for a Testing & Commissioning Engineer in the Water Sector.

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My client is recruiting for a Testing & Commissioning Engineer in the Water Sector.

Our Client design, build and maintain the UK's utilities infrastructure to help transform local communities for the better. They work with a number of different UK Water Companies.

They are recruiting for a Testing and Commissioning Engineer to work within a team to deliver site commissioning activities to quality, programme, and budget. You will be responsible for the health and safety compliance of the commissioning activities being undertaken on site during the pre-commissioning and inspection phase / commissioning phases.

As this role is a mix of homeworking, site based and office based working, the ideal candidate could be located in either the North West or Midlands Area.


  • Delivery of the on-site commissioning of mechanical, electrical, control systems and automated processes within the Water Treatment Industry.
  • Production of all necessary commissioning documentation including commissioning plan sequence and test records. Along with input into Quality planning (EICA related) and ITP's.
  • Reviewing and signing off commissioning RAMs and commissioning documentation.
  • Maintaining and updating/feedback into programme functions to ensure the projects are moving forward whilst recording events which would need further commercial support/assistance.
  • Chair commissioning meetings with clients and subcontractors as required, attendance of FAT, iFAT and subcontractor inspections.
  • Co-ordinating with client and subcontractors regarding H&S inspections/audits surrounding commissioning activities.
  • Coordinating the commissioning activities to ensure program is maintained whilst balancing the functions of operational sites.
  • Lead and record Worksite readiness reviews in advance of commencing commissioning activities on site.
  • Working with the Project/Site/Operations manager to ensure the related activities required for commissioning are being undertaken in line with the QA/ITP and maintaining programme.

Skills & Experience:
Proven commissioning experience and knowledge on the following:

  • Process knowledge around treatment, water movement and chemical dosing will be required.
  • Hydraulic understanding of; water distribution, boosted systems and pumped dosing systems will be required.
  • For electrical roles (commissioning and project) a good grasp of electrical fundamentals, fault finding and safety related practices, along with a qualification suitable to act as an appointed person.
  • All roles will require familiarity and understanding of Control systems (PLC MCC etc) Valves both manual and actuated, instrumentation (pressure flow temp) and Quality instrumentation. Ancillary packages include screens/pump sets/ mixers/ dosing equipment/ storage tanks and vessels/ pressure filters/ surge systems etc all typically found on clean and dirty treatment sites throughout the UK, along with knowledge or DWI, WIMES and WRAS


  • EUSR - Water Hygiene
  • Ideally a relevant engineering qualification HNC/HND/degree etc
  • CSCS - Managers Card (Black/Silver or professional Qualification)

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