Contract Electrical Commissioning Manager

O'Neill & Brennan
London (Greater)
03 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Electrically biased Contract Commissioning Manager for a Data Centre project located in North London.

The role is site based and project works would commence on site during May 2019 with planned completion in September 2019.

The role would ideally suit someone currently operating on a contract basis.

The ideal candidate will have proven ability in running similar projects with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience in this capacity; possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both with colleagues and clients with leading client organisations and contractors

Role Responsibilities

Review commissioning Tech Subs for technical content and contract compliance and organise workshops with Trade Contractors and the Client to expedite sign off
Produce commissioning plans
Produce a commissioning programme
Produce a test and commissioning tracker document
Produce a schedule of commissioning RAMS (Risk Assessments/Method Statements)
Review, comment and approve sub-contractors commissioning RAMS
Organise and attend all equipment factory acceptance testing (FAT)
Produce reports following FAT visits
Monitor the equipment tagging process
Check the ongoing installation for commissioning readiness
Interface with the Package Manager's on installation matters impacting the commissioning process
Produce a weekly progress report which will include a drop line of progress against the commissioning programme, dashboard report from test and commission tracker schedule, 4 week look-ahead schedule and a schedule of key issues/observations
Assist the Contractors in the preparation of the L1, L2, L3 & L4 commissioning documents
Attend daily commissioning meetings to drive the time management and resource planning with Consultant and Contractors
Follow up, and manage through commissioning issues arising and get them closed out to agreed deadlines
Manage with the Trade Contractors all issues raised and noted on the Clients IRL (commissioning Issues Resolution Log) Note - All issues raised by the client team are on the IRL and must be closed out to achieve FR (facility ready)
Liaise with Consultant and Contractors in a proactive manner to close out commissioning issues arising
L1 – L4 test witnessing and assisting in dealing with commissioning snags arising
Ensuring all relevant parties are on site for each commissioning activity
Ensuring all requisite test equipment is provided for each test.
Managing labour on site during testing and commissioning activities
Collating all test documentation for inclusion within the record documentation
Work closely with the BMS commissioning Manager to fully test and commission the BMS interfaces in readiness for L4 & 5 testing
Work with the FA Commissioning Manager to fully test and commission the FA interfaces in readiness for the L4 C&E testing
Provide assistance to, and interface with the Technical Author in respect of the O&M Manuals - commissioning testing

Role Requirements

Fully conversant with ASHRAE testing levels 1-5
Understanding of BSRIA and CIBSE guidelines
Electrical biased with previous data centre experience
Good 11kV experience
Understanding of equipment tagging systems
Strong use of Microsoft suite of software
Ability to produce programmes in Microsoft Project
Good communication skills with all parties, including client team
Ability to develop good, positive relationships with all parties involved in the commissioning delivery process
Proven management and mentoring of people / motivational skills
Proven management of situations – organisational aspects
Ability to chair, control and minute regular meetings
Strong report writing skills
Good attention to detail
Problem solving skills
Management of a team and the ability to review design drawings, specifications and technical submittals in order to produce a commission-ability reviews, together with client liaison
Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines


Contract day rate will be commensurate with experience.
The role will ideally suit UK nationals as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

Please submit an application or send your CV directly to

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