TP141 Onshore Commissioning Engineer

United Kingdom
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a leading renewable energy consultancy who are looking for a TP141 Commissioning Engineer to work on an offshore wind farm asset in the UK.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
  • Degree or HND in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience;
  • Proven experience (min 5 years) in a responsible position and knowledge in commissioning in the following areas at voltages from 11kV to 400kV:
    • Protection
    • Substation and Network Control
    • Automation
    • Telecommunications
    • Metering
    • Main Plant
    • Be accredited to National Grid TP141 commissioning qualification;
    • Working towards membership of a professional institution.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with other individuals, departments, and businesses;
    • Knowledge of health & safety requirements and compliance;
    • Holder of SMSTS qualification, a minimum.
Main Purpose of Job

Reporting to the Onshore Commissioning Manager and Onshore Package Manager. Responsible for scheduling, coordinating, witnessing and signing of the commissioning of all plant, apparatus and auxiliary equipment up to 400kV within the Onshore Package and coordinating activities with the Offshore package. To be accredited to National Grid TP141. Be flexible in their working approach as working days and times can be influenced by outages and programme. Be able to investigate problems and provide technical solutions.

Key Tasks
  • Perform all duties with a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environment compliance and continuous improvement;
  • Prepare and update a Commissioning Programme as commissioning proceeds;
  • Commissioning of primary, secondary and auxiliary equipment up to 400kV;
  • Responsible for verifying that all equipment is fit for purpose;
  • Be able to provide technical support where fault faults are found and propose technical solutions;
  • Collating and signing off all commissioning documentation; manage and collate the commissioning technical record.
  • Assess engineering documentation, feasibility and compliance with the requirements of the project; update drawings during commissioning, provide as-installed drawings;
  • Responsible for coordinating and witnessing the commissioning of all Plant Protection Systems, Network
  • Automation and Substation Control Systems, Telecommunication Networks and Metering; agree overlap test.
  • Signing appropriate certificates: HVSCC, EAC, NCC.
  • Prepare commissioning switching programme and Method Statements;
  • Provide input information for BETTA documentation;
  • Have an awareness of technological advances and industry best practice;
  • Liaise across multi-disciplinary engineering teams to provide end to end integrated solutions.

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