Electrical Commissioning Technician - #978702

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £39,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

Electrical Commissioning Technician

£39,000 + benefits

UK and Europe

Astute's renewable team is collaborating with one of the world's largest wind industry manufacturers and developers. We are currently seeking an experienced Commissioning Technician to join our ranks. This exciting opportunity involves global travel and offers considerable potential for career growth.

The Electrical Commissioning Technician role comes with a salary of £39,000 plus bonus scheme and a flexible pension scheme.

If you possess substantial experience as an Electrician or Service Technician, have prior experience as a commissioner, and a strong technical knowledge, you're an ideal candidate. Additionally, experience in technical report writing, electrical and mechanical installation, voltage testing, quality management, programmable control systems are all valuable skills we're looking for.

Responsibilities and duties:

As an Commissioning Technician you will:

  • Prioritise safety for all personnel.
  • Ensure adherence to HSE regulations in commissioning activities and tool usage.
  • Document progress and quality following the commissioning protocol.
  • Report to site management and the lead commissioner on quality, status, and progress
  • Conduct pre-commissioning inspections, rectify defects, and offer technical support during project management.
  • Provide feedback to the Site Manager through independent fault analysis and assist in minor fault repairs.
  • Issue Q-Notes and non-conformity reports (NCR)
  • Perform Condition Monitoring Commissioning and testing.
  • Coordinate switch-on and switch-off operations in collaboration with the Site Manager

Professional qualifications:

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Engineering qualification at HND, HNC, FETAC, Degree, or equivalent level.
  • Completed Commissioning training, both on and off the job.
  • Possession of a full clean driving license.
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Familiarity with Health and Safety protocols like LOTO (Lock-Out/Tag-Out) and WTRS.

Personal skills:

The Commissioning Technician role would suit someone who is:

  • Physical and mental fitness, including the ability to work at heights.
  • Strong fault-finding and problem-solving skills.
  • A systematic problem-solving approach.
  • A strong awareness of health and safety practices.
  • Proficiency in working with complex systems and processes.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, and possibly lead a team.
  • Willingness to travel regularly, including extended periods away from home (e.g., 3 weeks away, 1 week at home).
  • Willingness to work shifts, overtime, and occasionally on short notice.
  • A proactive "can-do" attitude.

Salary and benefits of the role:

  • Salary up to £39,000 plus Bonus Scheme.
  • 33 days (Bank Holidays normal working days)
  • Extensive industry-specific and turbine-specific training.
  • 4-week work rotation (3 weeks on, 1 week off).
  • Flexible pension scheme.
  • Site vehicle access.


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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