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Lead EC&I Commissioning Engineer

  • Job reference: 934674
  • Location: Seascale, Cumbria
  • Salary: GBP320 - GBP336 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Commissioning, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 25/03/2021


The Lead Commissioning Engineer reports to the Area Commissioning Team Leader. The Lead Commissioning Engineer will have Commissioning Engineers and Technicians reporting to them.

The Lead Commissioning Engineer is responsible for:

  • Ensuring Safety is the highest priority on the project with a continued strive towards Zero Harm. He ensures that he is a role model for all aspects of safety, ensuring a proactive approach to nuclear, radiological, conventional and environmental safety
  • Leading a team of commissioning Engineers and Technicians
  • Leading all testing activities throughout all stages of commissioning
  • Supervising the production of commissioning test documentation
  • Supervising and organising of Commissioning Technicians and support resources
  • Supervising the initiation and implementation of FOBs and TQs
  • Liaising with the regulatory compliance representatives to ensure witnessing of commissioning activities is expedited
  • Recording and management of Temporary Commissioning Aids
  • Recording of supporting data in accordance with test requirements
  • Ability to utilise completions management systems to manage commissioning activities, and handovers from construction to commissioning and commissioning to client
  • Ability to schedule work and to manage work against a project schedule
  • Ability to take part in multi discipline design reviews and work with the engineering team
  • Actively drives continuous improvement within the commissioning process
  • Actively drives progress to meet schedule deadlines

Experience required:

  • Time served or equivalent in an engineering discipline - electrical discipline / C&I
  • Preference for HNC or equivalent or route to achieve the qualification
  • 8 years project commissioning experience within the UK nuclear sector
  • Sellafield site expereince is a must have, 3-5 yeas as a guide

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