Senior Commissioning Engineer
Glasgow, GB
3d ago
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  • Senior Commissioning Engineer

    Company : SP TRANSMISSION PLC Location :

    Glasgow, GB

    Facility : SPT-Cambuslang


    Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation.

    The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

    Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services.

    Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

    Senior Commissioning Engineer Cambuslang Salary from £44,716

    Do you want the opportunity to be part of a Global organisation working on the planning of Major Projects?

    Being a highly competent Engineer, you will confidently review and deliver Protection and Control Tests and Commissioning for transmission networks (132kV and above) with Health & Safety at the forefront.

    You will be the technical support to the project team, advising on all matters concerning the design, construction and testing on systems and will feel confident to lead the technical resolution of site issues.

    Reviewing necessary basic and detailed commissioning programs, test specifications and innovation, effective technical support, advice and input throughout the projects will be a key part of your role.

    As you will be overseeing the commissioning work performed by contractors, you will have sound knowledge of the necessary steps required at each test.

    Some of the key technical aspects you will be involved in will be :

  • Ensuring the projects (air / gas insulated substations, protections and control, overhead lines and underground cables, transformer replacements, reactors and compensators) are designed, tested and commissioned according UK and international normative, in a defined time, in accordance SPEN, NG STCP 19.4
  • Preparing and coordinating the Asset Data, and advise on construction, switching and outage programmes where required in relation to Commissioning
  • Preparation of detailed commissioning programmes
  • Verifying the commissioning tests and procedures detailing the process to be followed in each test of the different equipment
  • Minimise variations of the program and review contractor’s milestones and confirm accuracy
  • Provide support when required to ToPs in field works when required
  • With your excellent communication skills you will be able to confidently communicate with people of all levels in a project, communicating information in a manner understood by all parties.

    Working from our easily accessible Cambuslang office, you won’t need to worry about how you will get there, or parking costs, as there is an on-site car park.

    If you have the following experience that we are looking for, then we want to hear from you :

  • Experience in design and commissioning for major substation and transmission lines projects (both fields electrical and protection works)
  • Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline
  • What We Offer

    This role is being offered on a Permanent basis, with a competitive salary starting from £44,716 (depending on experience), up to 10% pension contribution, 36 days holiday (inc public holidays) plus a large range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your own needs.


    You will be interviewed using a Behavioural interview technique focusing on a selection of the following behaviours (tbc) : Collaborate & Share, Focus to Achieve Results, Empower to Grow, Develop Self & Others, Be a Role Model, Be Agile.

    Commitment to Sustainability : Do you care about the environment? As a principal partner to COP 2026 and a major player in renewable energy, we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to sustainability and climate change.

    It’s important to us that our people feel the same way, so it’s likely that you’ll be asked about your personal commitment to sustainability during the interview stage.

    For more information and to apply please click on Apply’. Everyone will receive an acknowledgement.

    Closing Date : 22 September 2021

    Mobility Information

    Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country.

    If / when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.

    Inclusion and diversity fosters innovation and creativity and brings us closer to the communities we serve. At ScottishPower, we want to attract and hire diverse talent whilst developing a workplace that is supportive and open to everyone.

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