Senior Commissioning/Commissioning Manager

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
The client is looking for a Senior Commissioning Engineer who would like to move into the next stage of their career as Commissioning Manager

They will be accountable to the Engineering Manager for the Technical Discipline quality, integrity, capability, competency and performance of his/her Discipline Unit

Accountable to the Engineering Manager for the Technical Contents of all deliverables within the scope of his/her Discipline Unit

Accountable for the management of the discipline delivery team unit

The Role

Commissioning authority and signatory for estimates, tenders and bids

To be accountable and responsible for the delivery test and commissioning work packages in support of design substantiation.

Company expert and point of contact for multiple projects across the business, advising on all aspects of commissioning throughout the product lifecycle.

To ensure the performance of commissioning activities related to the Unit technical discipline(s) in accordance with the best engineering practice

Responsible for unit resources, management, development and training.

To ensure compliance with all relevant legislative, regulatory and contractual requirements.

Responsible for the quality of Commissioning engineering output, adherence to standards and legislation

To ensure the final quality of the set of deliverables in accordance with the efficiency objectives established for each project, the business area and company

To provide guidance of procedures and standards which are the most appropriate for the development of the design

Responsible for the checking and approval of the scope readiness for process stages

Responsible for the acceptance,approval and execution of the test and commissioning strategy satisfying functional and safety functional requirements and chairing compliance reviews..

To escalate issues and seek advice from the Engineering Manager when encountering complex problems

To identify the possible need for the acquisition of new knowledge/updates and of technical Know-How development for his/her unit

To be capable of properly identifying Client's requirements, scope of works and costs relevant to his/her disciplines both for bids and contract execution

Responsible for all schedules of delivery within his/her unit's tasks / assignments

Able to lead continuous improvement initiatives on a day-by-day basis relevant to the technical discipline(s) of the Unit

To apply the company procedures for Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Systems and Organizational Models

Maintaining safety, discipline and control of allocated staff and contractors, ensuring adherence to safe systems of work and HR Guidelines.

Essential role related knowledge, technical skills, qualifications and experience

· Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Degree Qualified (or Equivalent) - typically with post-graduate qualification (MSc, MEng, PhD).

· Test and Commissioning capability

· Minimum of 10 years continuous and technical relevant experience of which 5 as technical authority / signatory

· Must be a UK Passport holder

· This role will require SC clearance to be obtained.

· Member of IMechE/IET (Chartered Engineer status preferred)

· Nuclear Industry Experience preferred

· Management and control of Engineering delivery Commissioning teams

· Specialism in one or more of the following areas :-

- Nuclear Decommissioning / New Build / Plant Life Extension
- Remote Handling Equipment
- Lifting Equipment / cranes
- Bespoke Heavy Engineering Plant
- Harsh environment remote equipment
- Machine Control systems, instrumentation and process applications
- Plant wide automation
- Complex safety related high integrity plant and equipment and system automation

Person Specification
· Excellent people management skills

· Comprehensive engineering technical knowledge

· Conscientious approach to Engineering Design, supported with relevant design analysis background

· Meticulous attention to detail

· Always strives to provide fit for purpose solutions

· Able motivate and co-ordinate a delivery team of Designers

· Keen to ensure the requirements of other Engineering and manufacturing functions are incorporated into the design

· Maintains an understanding of the latest Engineering Technologies and innovations

· Knowledge of the company's provisions indicated in the Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation.
With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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