Salary:
£38000
 Location:
Newcastle
 Type:
Permanent
 Sector:
Engineering
 Benefits:
Fantastic company benefits scheme
 Ref:
LLR075

Job Objectives:

To provide support to the Senior Commissioning Engineer to ensure the effective delivery of all company products from the stage of pre-contract award, commissioning plan development through to factory acceptance and site installation & test.

Undertake physical commissioning activities as well as producing relevant reports and documentation.
Commissioning engineers will be engaged in the testing of bespoke equipment to make sure they function correctly and produce the expected results.
In doing so they will bring the product or system to a point at which it can be used most effectively.
Commissioning engineers therefore need to possess a thorough understanding of the construction and product use, as well as customer expectations.

They will be embedded into a Project team and will work closely with the Construction department from concept stage to sea trials.

Job Specific Duties:-

To assist the Senior Commissioning Engineer in developing commissioning plans for enquiries, proposals and projects from a Hydraulic/Mechanical aspect.
Provide experienced input to develop the commissioning and test plans including FAT’s and sea trials.
To manage and maintain the department’s equipment & assets, test equipment, in-house spares, highlighting areas of concern and development to the Snr Commissioning Engineer
To assist the Snr Commissioning Engineer /project team with the implementation of the commissioning plan and gaining acceptance of the equipment to schedule and budget.
To assist with the resolution of Hydraulic/Mechanical issues, that may arise during the commissioning and FAT of equipment.
To insure that Hydraulic/Mechanical aspect LOTO procedure is in place at all times.
To support the development and complete suitable documentation during the commissioning phases including punch lists, test records, acceptance certification and commissioning close out reports.
To record customer feedback on equipment performance and use this information to improve company performance going forward.
Complete daily reports (DPRs), progress reports and publish to agreed mailing lists.
Ensure all tasks are completed to company, client and site safety management systems standards.
Liaise with all relevant departments (Design, Construction, and Supply Chain ) to ensure smooth transition and sign-off of the contract at all involved phases.
Develop and maintain good working relationships between company and client/site/supplier representatives.
Participate in knowledge sharing activities, to ensure the progression and development of all team members.
Participate in training and development programs, to assist in career progression of oneself and others.
Ensure all documentation is prepared prior to commissioning and support activities commencing.
Ensuring the safe testing and commissioning of completed installations to achieve the necessary equipment performance in accordance with project schedule requirements.
Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Construction and Commissioning or a director of the company.

Person Specification 

• Highly motivated and proactive attitude to all work tasks.
• Driven, enthusiastic and willing to undertake training and instruction.
• Good communication skills (verbal and written).
• Able to work alone and as a part of a larger team.
• Be safety conscious for his/herself and others.
• Be competent in all administrative tasks.
• Have a broad scope of engineering knowledge and practices.
• Be able to complete hands on tasks where qualified and required.
• Be able to make decisions on site with technical issues and support from within.
• Be conscious of budgetary constraints and targets.
• Commitment to continuous improvement, personal/departmental and company.
• Have an attention to detail.
• Understand and practice safe working practice.
• Work methodically through a series of checks and keep detailed notes and drawing mark-ups for review with the design team.

Essential Skills

• Skilled in advance Hydraulic /Mechanical knowledge.
• Supervisory experience.
• Be able to read and understand, Hydraulic schematics/ Mechanical drawings to a high standard.
• Permit to work Procedures.
• Have, or be willing to work towards, the Fluid Power Course (minimum level 2).
• High voltage awareness and fibre optics.
• Be competent in the use of all Microsoft Office products.
• Be able to read and understand mechanical, electrical and hydraulic schematics/drawings to a basic standard.
• Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
• To be able to work away from home for extended periods of time (in general no more than 6 weeks unless mutually agreed).
• Be able to fault find and provide temporary/permanent solutions on site.
• Understand the risks when working with high pressure, complex hydraulic machines.
• Be able to read and understand hydraulic schematics in terms of the operation of a machine.
• Converse with the design engineer to explain a hydraulic issue and agree a course of action.
• Understand how the hydraulics integrate with the mechanical, electrical and software.
• Understanding of Permit to work Procedures.

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