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Commissioning Engineer

Schneider Electric

South, United Kingdom

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, our 144,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Your Mission:

To perform at UK and overseas locations the installation, commissioning, modification and maintenance of electrical distribution equipment.

Your responsibilities:

1.Supervise/perform the following activities (at UK, overseas and offshore locations) on switchgear and related equipment.
-Off-loading
-Commissioning
-Modifications/refurbishment
-Maintenance
-Systems testing and fault diagnosis
2.Perform site risk assessments and assist in producing method statements.
3.Document test results and produce site work reports.
4.Contribute to the formulation of offers for site activities.
5.Participate in necessary schemes to provide cover outside of normal working hours.
6.Assist with works tests when necessary.
7.Contribute to customer training activities.
8.Promote the Company’s service activities, identify and pursue business opportunities

About you:

General Background and Experience

-Have experience of installing, commissioning and maintaining switchgear
-Have experience of working alone and as part of a team at UK, overseas and offshore locations.

Personal Attributes

-Be self-motivated and resourceful, flexible with respect to changing tasks and available at the times required to perform them
-Be customer/results focused and demonstrate a ‘service’ disposition
-Be willing to work at nuclear, military and offshore locations
-Be willing to learn similar disciplines on related distribution equipment

Skills and Qualifications

-Hold a full driving license and passport
-Possess good written and verbal communication skills
-Have good inter-personal skills
-Be well grounded in shop floor assembly and test techniques
-Be well grounded in on site cold commissioning techniques on 33kv networks.
-Be well grounded in the principles & application of electrical safety from the risks associated with live HV networks.
-Demonstrate appropriate underpinning knowledge in the form of academic qualifications (e.g. Degree/HNC) or relevant experience.

Commissioning Experience:

-High Voltage Testing (415v – 33kv systems)
-CT Magnetisation Curves
-CT Primary Injection
-Relay Secondary Injection (Both electro mechanical and ‘PSL’ relays)
-VT Primary Injection
-Control Circuit Wiring testing
-Mechanical/Electrical function testing of 415v – 33kv switchboards & networks
-G59 Schemes.


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