T&D Commissioning Engineer

Location: Dublin

T&D Commissioning Engineer | Ireland (HV Electrical biased)
 

  • Permanent position available with a considerable portfolio of works for the next 5+ years
  • To build your career by assisting in the delivery of ‘leading edge’ engineering projects.
  • To work with a vibrant, agile and multi-functional team in delivering projects on time, safely, to budget and to the required quality standards.
  • To benefit from Kirby’s Career Development Programmes that will enhance your leadership capability.
  • To work with the best.
  • Excellent package on offer with room for negotiations

 
About Kirby Group Engineering
Kirby Group Engineering is an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor and leading provider of high-value engineering services to a number of ‘blue chip’ companies. Operating across Ireland, the UK and Europe, Kirby has become the engineering service provider of choice in growth segments such as pharmaceuticals, data centres and power transmission and distribution. Our culture is innovative, collaborative and performance focused. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.
 
 
Role Purpose
The Commissioner Engineer role will involve acting as the lead commissioning engineer undertaking commissioning activities / duties on a wide range of equipment to a high level of competency, paying due regard to safety across a multitude of construction sites.
 
Commissioning Engineer Responsibilities

  • Undertake testing and final commissioning on a wide range of plant and equipment at various voltage levels including primary and secondary testing of CT’s, VT’s, Power Transformer’s, Disconnects/Earthing Switches, CB’s, Fault investigation, diagnostic activities and rectification of faults.
  • Final testing of Protection Relay’s to include Overcurrent, Earth Fault, Transformer Differential, Line Differential, Busbar Differential, Impedance Protection, EGIP from various Relay manufacturers utilising Omicron Power System Simulator.
  • Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • Undertake commissioning activities to customer specification on the range of plant and equipment within their competence including completion of appropriate test documentation and preparing a commissioning test report
  • During Commissioning, provide design engineers with support and feedback on their designs to ensure errors and omissions are caught and do not reappear on future projects
  • Prepare and hand over all relevant documentation in the form of a safety file at the end of each project

 
Managing the projects
 

  • To liaise with the project manager & prepare the project close out report.

 
 
Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality
 

  • Ensure that the Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures are followed & adequate records maintained
  • Work with the project team to develop the project specific quality plan
  • Attend company authorisation / induction courses as required by Kirby T&D
  • Ensure that personally held test equipment is maintained in good working order and within calibration and to apply for re-calibration within appropriate time scales
  • Maintain due regard to safety for all commissioning related site activities whilst recognising and applying company specific safety rules
  • Comply with any Client required SHEQ procedures and processes

 
Managing the Client and other external relationships
 

  • Develop a strong & maintain an excellent working relationship from the start to the completion of the project
  • To act as an ambassador with any stakeholders involved with the project
  • Deliver what has been promised to the client on the time safely & to the highest quality

 
Testing & Commissioning
 

  • Develop a project specific commissioning plan, amending as required following input from the Client and / or System Operator
  • Attend Commissioning Meetings as required
  • Hold all the relevant authorisations appropriate to the testing activities to be undertaken
  • Take the role of Lead Commissioning Engineer on designated projects, coordinating and managing commissioning activities, whilst acting as a focal point for the customer
  • Prepare and collate commissioning documentation to be incorporated in to final project folders
  • Fulfil Commissioning duties within competency e.g. production of commissioning programmes, commissioning method statements, inspection schedules etc. within specified time scales
  • To undertake testing and final commissioning on a wide range of plant and equipment at various voltage levels including fault investigation, diagnostic activities and rectification of faults within your competence
  • To undertake commissioning activities to customer specification on the range of plant and equipment within your competence including completion of appropriate test documentation

 
Day-to-Day Control
 

  • Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • To liaise and work with Design Engineers to resolve design related queries
  • To undertake other activities which the Company may reasonably require to be undertaken on a temporary basis which are within an individual’s area of competence
  • To report progress and/or problems to the Site Manager or Project Manager/Engineer responsible for project delivery
  • Provide reports to the project designer on design errors, omissions or short-comings so they can be addressed in future designs and to minimise the likelihood of reoccurrence

 
Necessary requirement of the Commissioning Engineer
 

  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering
  • Ideally the Commissioning Engineer will possess 5+ years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Detailed knowledge of HV Engineering, HV Equipment & HV systems
  • Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact
  • Excellent record keeper and administration skills
  • Drives for results
  • Leads and influences others.
  • Innovates and leads in Testing, Commissioning /Technical activity and challenges.
  • Plans and effectively manages projects.
  • Solves problems analytically and acts decisively
  • Mentor and Coach to junior engineers and graduates

 
For more information on this T&D Commissioning Engineer/ Electrical Commissioning Engineer position or other similar opportunities based in Ireland, the UK or Europe contact the Talent Acquisition Team in Kirby Group confidentially on +353 (0)1 454 0411 or apply in confidence.

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