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Mechanical Site Commissioning Engineer

Greater London
Rail & Transport
Job Type:


Mechanical Site Commissioning Engineer




Our Client has a requirement for a Mechanical Site Commissioning Engineer, who will be required to work on a contract basis in London.


Job Purpose:

A site-based Mechanical commissioning specialist is required to support the Employer in delivering the Mechanical Systems Testing and Commissioning. They will plan, coordinate, monitor and direct all Mechanical Testing and Commissioning activities to ensure the systems are fully integrated and commissioned to the appropriate standards to support the Mechanical Package Manager and Testing and Commissioning Manager in delivering fully integrated and commissioned systems.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct T&C activities within an assigned area for the Station project.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and review the work of assigned engineers, estimate staffing needs and schedules.
  • In conjunction with the Mechanical Package Manager, supervise and direct subcontractor personnel as required to support commissioning activities. Plan work with the Contractors, monitor and control it in accordance with the terms of the contract to stay within the schedule constraints.
  • Prepare/ review detailed T&C plans for assigned system commissioning activities.
  • Provide input and updates to project controls as required to maintain accuracy and progress of project schedules, and other progress tracking tools.
  • Coordinate closely with Construction delivery teams for turnover of systems and Documentation.
  • Participate in system Handover walkdowns for both Construction and Client turnovers; initiate, track and resolve punch list items for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Collaborate and co-operate with other entities involved in station system delivery, Chief Engineer’s Group and Railway testing, trials, and commissioning.
  • Co-operate with our client in all matters relating to health and safety, including following safe working procedures at all times.
  • Coordinating the works around the many interfaces in the station and the operational railway.
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships with all the key stakeholders.
  • Adapting the standard.
  • Works closely with key individuals from the project including the project manager, the principal design engineer field engineers, planning team, package managers and contractors Work with the project testing and commissioning manager to ensure systems form part of the integrated station.


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of precedents in the start-up and operations areas and a broad knowledge of principles and practices of related areas.
  • Broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to start up, maintenance, operations, or testing.
  • Track record of developing a proactive and collaborative relationship with the Customer teams.
  • Experience of working in an environment of a complex structure of stakeholders and ability to maintain good relationships throughout.
  • Able to demonstrate the application of governance utilising business systems and construction processes that develop a result driven culture of excellence throughout the project team.
  • Good Technical knowledge and experience of Mechanical & BMS systems testing and commissioning including a thorough understanding of the interfaces and integration tests required to successfully commission mechanical systems.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Mechanical Site Commissioning Engineer’s looking for new employment.

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