Commissioning Manager

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We have an ongoing Contract for a COMMISSIONING MANAGER to be based on the AWE Burghfield Site in Reading.

Valid SC Security Clearance required


Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline (preferred).
Membership of an appropriate Engineering Institution (C.Eng) (preferred).
Significant experience over a range of engineering topics, including commissioning
IOSH Managing Safely & appropriate CSCS Card


Delivering commissioning projects to meet the appropriate national legal requirements and Client's requirement specification, developed technical specifications and applied standards.

Provide commission ability input into the concept, detail design and construction processes and convey to the relevant identified key stakeholders the Commissioning Strategy


The Commissioning Manager will:

Report to the Company Site Engineer-in-Charge

Produce and execute Commissioning Plan, covering all site activities from initial pre-energisation checks to Site handover to Client, based on programme agreed with Client

The Commissioning Plan will comply with the requirements of the Client's Project Safety Plan, the Company Site Health, Safety, Environmental & Welfare Plan and all associated documents and legislation

The Commissioning Plan will be agreed with the Company Project Manager and site Engineer-in-Charge prior to presentation to the Client

Ensure timely production and maintenance of site commissioning documentation, including pursuing that required from others, e.g. Factory Acceptance Tests, Input/Output schedules, test specs etc including presentation for Client acceptance

Attend and represent Company at Client meetings including management of related actions and activities

Be the primary point of contact on site for all matters pertinent to commissioning.

Produce timely forecasts of resource, equipment and labour requirements to meet the commissioning programme. Forecasts to be agreed with Company Site Engineer-in-Charge/General Manager and Project Manager prior to committing spend

Ensure site commissioning personnel are suitably trained

Record any problems encountered during the commissioning works and, in conjunction with the relevant parties, ensure the impact on the project is minimised

Liaise with commissioning staff regarding programme requirements

Ensure commissioning staff produce auditable daily commissioning logs

Comply with rules/regs, permit systems and safety requirements in force on the specific site and promote these disciplines to all under Commissioning Managers control

Assess performance of all commissioning staff on a periodical basis

Must be flexible in approach to work and will need to undertake commissioning activities on site and at sub contractor facilities within the UK