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Lead Commissioning Engineer

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    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Contact phone:

    01946 67494

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Start date:

    Feb 2021

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We have an exciting opportunity for a LEAD COMMISSIONING ENGINEER based on Sellafield Site in Cumbria.


The Lead Commissioning Engineer reports to the Area Commissioning Team Leader. The Lead Commissioning Engineer will have Commissioning Engineers and Technicians reporting to them. Role will be inside IR35.

The successful Candidate will be 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.


Time served or equivalent in an engineering discipline e.g. piping or electrical discipline.

Preference for HNC or equivalent or route to achieve the qualification.

8 years project commissioning experience.

Go Completions Microsoft suite.

Ability to obtain BPSS clearance.