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Commissioning and Systems Engineer

Founded in 2009, East Solutions has established a solid foundation on extensive experience across various projects. These encompass substation and infrastructure projects, renewable energy initiatives, contestable connections, and private network installations. Located in Downham Market, Norfolk, our head office caters to clients throughout the UK.


Central England





 Job Summary 

As Commissioning and System Engineer, you will be responsible for the successful commissioning and integration of our new connections and private network projects at 11kV, 33kV and 132kV. You will work closely with our installation fitters, jointers and SAP’s to ensure project delivery is completed on time, within budget and to a high standard.

This role will require travel throughout the UK and overnight stays.

 What You Will Do 

  • Commissioning transformer and switchgear installations at 11kV, 33kV, and 132kV in line with manufacturers' requirements

  •  Familiar with main OEM technical standards such as Schneider, Siemens, Lucy, ABB, Brush

  • Installation and testing of control wiring/control system

  • Familiarisation with testing of protection relays such as VIP, Micom, and Sepam

  • Managing small work packages

  • Supporting installation activities across the projects portfolio

  • Defining individual project commissioning deliverables/tasks and corresponding material/resource requirements

  • Developing a commissioning program in line with the overall project program

  • Compiling Work Packages, Job Instructions, and RAMS

  • Ensuring that individual projects meet safety requirements/regulations

  • Ensuring that individual projects meet technical system performance requirements


 Ideal Candidate Experience

  • Emergency First Aid & Manual Handling

  • Full clean driving licence

  • Good IT skills

  • Current HV Authorisation (11kV and 33kV private networks or DNO)

  • CSCS / ECS Card

  • ONC/BTECH – Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • Track record of experience in industrial electrical engineering and installation

  • Ability to read electrical drawings and flow diagrams

 Personal Qualities

  • Team player

  • Promotes a positive working culture, focusing on health and safety, workmanship, attention to detail, and business development.

  • Analytical problem solver.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Good organisational skills.

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