Senior Commissioning Engineer

Job Ref: 4834033
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 07 December 2017
  • Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
  • Competitive
  • Grant Howarth
  • 0141 353 2354

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Carbon60 are currently recruiting for a Senior Commissioning Engineer due to our clients business growth and the requirement to invest further in the HV Power Solutions part of the business.


  • Review and check vendor information drawings, schematics, circuit diagrams and wiring diagrams;
  • Carry out earthing systems testing, mark-up drawings on site, pre-commissioning tests, wiring and cable testing,, AC an d DC system tests (including battery capacity relays);
  • Carry out Secondary and Primary injections;
  • Commissioning test of the Protection and Control relays;
  • High Voltage equipment commissioning tests (CT, VT, SA, Power Transformers, Disconnectors, Circuit Breakers, Auxiliary Transformers, MV Switchgear, Capacitor Banks et;
  • Liaise with Third Party Commissioning Engineers i.e Client, TSO and DNO;
  • Carry out end to end testing;
  • Liaise with Third Parties in the switching programme and energisation;
  • Set up and implement the Commissioning Department whilst managing all commissioning activities across the group


  • Sounds understanding of Circuit Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams, Protection and Control functionalities and Commissioning Test Sheets involved in HV substations for Wind Farms and Energy Networks (Transmission & Distribution) up to 132kV;
  • Knowledge undertaking commissioning tests with a variety of equipment such as Omicron CMC, CPC, CT Analyzer, Circuit Breaker test equipment, DC battery Tester, Micro-ohmeter etc;
  • Experience with IEC 61850

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.