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Location: South East England, United Kingdom, Reading

Principal Commissioning Engineer

South East England, United Kingdom, Reading

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Principal Commissioning Engineer
RATE/SALARY/BENEFITS: £55p/h Ltd / £42.03p/h PAYE


Delivering commissioning projects to meet the appropriate national legal requirements and Client's requirement specification, the developed technical specifications and applied standards. Provide commissionability input into the detail design and construction processes.


- Supervision of the Commissioning technicians under their direct responsibility.
- Adherence to the agreed Commissioning Quality Management System and ensuring that the commissioning team members correctly apply procedures, codes and standards to commissioning activities.
- Interface with the Client team and other project disciplines (Design Engineering, Training, Procurement, Quality Assurance, Construction, Operations and Maintenance)
- Functional inputs to Commissioning Deliverables.
- Day to day progress monitoring and reporting.
- Input to, production and checking of Commissioning Documentation (including Test Documentation, Commissioning Reports).
- Assisting the Commissioning Team Leader in the identification of the Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) requirements - approval of vendor test documentation, witnessing of vendor testing, approval of vendor test results where required.
- Responsible for production and checking of the Commissioning Test Documentation.
- Ensuring that all mandatory test pre-requisites are in place
- Carry out Risk Assessment and produce Safe Systems of Work
- Responsible for the execution of commissioning tests to schedule.
- Responsible for the satisfactory completion of all commissioning execution records and results and control of all raw data associated with the tests they carry out.
- Review and acceptance of completed test records.
- Compilation and review of Commissioning LTQR packages
- Provision of discipline specific subject matter expertise.
- Day to Day planning of commissioning execution activities.


- SC or DV clearance - Mandatory for access to site

Academic Requirements

- Level 4 Qualification (e.g. HNC) preferred but 'commissioning specific' experience may be considered in lieu of qualification.
- IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
- CSCS/ECS Affiliated cards (in date) in specific discipline
- Member of institution (IET etc.) preferred

Experience requirements

- Electrical & Instrumentation and Control Systems commissioning experience
- Experience in the nuclear industry
- Previous site experience (nuclear)
- AWE experience
- Conversant with Siemens S7 and Simocode, WinCC, Profibus and PICS software packages
- For Electrical Commissioning Engineers only - 18th Edition IEE Regulations (Electrical)
- Be familiar with commissioning procedures for TCA's, Fob's (or CR's) and handover.


Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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