Purpose of Role
The role of the Level A Commissioning Engineer is to undertake Network Rail 25kv automation activities relating to Level A
- A hands on knowledge of commissioning of HV distribution systems and AC/DC rail electrification systems and their Electrical Safety Rules
- Analytical, organisation & planning skills.
- Health & Safety & Environmental training.
- Risk Assessment training.
- Substation Access for Project Specific Electrical Network
- Personal Track Safety (PTS) for Network Rail Projects.
- Authorised to operate as a Senior Authorised Person, or equivalent on the Electrical Network applicable to the relevant project, i.e. to have the authorisation to carry out Isolations and Issue Safety Documents on the Electrical Network to the relevant project.
This will undoubtedly include the requirement to be trained, assessed and train/assess others, on the different Electrical Networks for AC DC Systems, e.g. for ISR; Network Rail, London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, High Speed 1, Eurotunnel,
Qualifications and Experience
- Power Engineering Technical Qualification (ONC in Electrical Engineering or similar experience)
- IT experience to include MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and use of Laptop Computer to communicate with modern relays and test equipment.
*Working knowledge of IEE Regulations.
- Comply with UK Power Network Services Rail and Project Specifications, Commissioning Plans and Procedures.
- Undertake Level A duties on Network Rail Infrastructure
- Undertake roles similar to Level A duties on other entities infrastructure, where permitted, and undertake training/authorisation to undertake those roles where necessary.
- Preparation of switching schedules and work instructions.
- Carry out mentoring & training of others
- Administer Electrical Safety Rules, undertake the role of local control engineer where applicable.
- Preparation of Commissioning Plans, Procedures, and Method Statements.
- Complete Reports & Test Dossiers to meet the Contract Specific requirements for each Project.
- Direct and support other Commissioning Engineers/Assistant Commissioning Engineers, as required, to perform there duties, taking a lead role on certain areas as directed by the Commissioning Manager/Project Manager.
- Assisting Commissioning Engineers with the testing of complex schemes and modern microprocessor based relays and to provision of the master software files associated with these devices.
- Assisting the Design Engineers with the design of the microprocessor based relays software logic and settings, preparing specific factory and site test processes to prove the design.
- Assess suitability of plant as complete and ready for test from the Construction staff.
- Undertake testing to ensure installation is in accordance with the design.
- Execute of Commissioning and Testing across interfaces.
- Maintain associated documentation.
- Record any design or As Built Changes as a direct consequence of Commissioning Tests.
- Identify any specialist test equipment and tools.
- Identify training requirements to keep team knowledge up to date with; new technology utilised on new projects, changes in regulations and standards to the UK Power Network Services Rail.
- Review and develop subcontractor commissioning procedures to meet the contract specific requirements for each project.
- Witness commissioning by subcontractor and specialist engineers.
- Attend and witness equipment works tests when required.
- Assist with the preparation/review of works test plans and procedures.
- Co-ordinate with substation Project Engineers and provide advice on commissioning activities.
- In the support of a given project the Commissioning Engineer is accountable for the Level A activities and must bring to the attention to the Commissioning Manager and/or the relevant Project Manager/Engineer any problems or requirements for additional resources as they become apparent.
- Liaison with UK Power Network Services Rail design, construction, planning and commercial teams.
- Liaison with UK Power Network Services Rail HS&E team for compliance with the roles under the CDM Regulations 2007.
Additional Role Information
- Company vehicle & fuel card
- 26 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays with the opportunity to buy more holidays once you have been with us for a short while
- BUPA Healthcare Insurance (single cover with option to 'trade up' to cover your family
- Pension Plan
- Carillion 'Thank You' Scheme, which offers flexible, tax efficient benefits such as child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme & discounts on high street brands