Lead Commissioning Engineer

Posted 08 January 2024
Salary £750 - £800 per day
Job type Contract - Inside of IR35
Discipline Operations
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a global leading renewables company are currently hiring for a Lead Commissioning Engineer to support developments at a newly created onshore wind farm with stations in Hull and Redcar.


  • Oversee commissioning activities from PC ensuring all commissioning is completed on schedule.
  • Engage with stakeholders in regular joint commissioning meetings.
  • Deal with the ESO when requiring EON/ION .
  • Work with the completions department to ensure the correct flow from construction to commission takes place.
  • Apply commissioning protection settings to the circuit during the commissioning phase and restore afterwards.
  • Ability to fault find on protection circuits including interrogation of relays.
  • Create Commissioning switching programs/schedules to ensure all aspects of commissioning is captured.
  • Provide weekly reports to management.


  • Proven experience as Lead Commissioning engineer.
  • Experience working within Transmission substations.
  • Previous experience dealing with NG ESO / NGET.
  • NG Persons authorization would be beneficial.
  • Comfortable at leading a Team through the commissioning phase of the project.

Contract Details:

  • Contract Type: Umbrella (Inside IR35)
  • Location: UK remote with travel to Hull & Redcar sites required.
  • Duration:12 months, likely to extend
  • Maximum Daily Rate: £800 per day

This is a remote working contract with regular travel to Hull & Redcar sites required and is a full-time contract (Inside of IR35) position for an initial 12-month period with the possibility to extend (although this is not guaranteed).

Hours - 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Please apply online for consideration.