Commissioning Manager

We are looking for a Commissioning Manager primarily based in the South of England.

Reporting to the Head of Commissioning the role will include, but is not exclusive to:

  •     Lead and manage data centre type projects in southern UK and Europe
  •     Lead and manage the commissioning process. Supervision of on-site maintenance projects
  •     Commissioning of Switchgear without compromising quality, health, safety or the environment.
  •     Efficiently manage projects to maximise the profits of the Company.
  •     Supervision of sub-contractors to ensure their tasks are approve and controlled as required.
  •     Review and manage sub-contractor works making sure they are working in line with  company requirements.
  •     Monitor   changes   to   identify   and   tackle   new    risk   management challenges.
  •     Eliminate defects, unsafe acts/conditions and pollution by targeting “Zero Harm”.
  •     Conforming to, and always complying to reasonable directions and regulations of the  Company.
  •     Management of all day to day on site commissioning operations.
  •     Be aware of the quality, health, safety and environmental (QHSE) matters related to the works in hand and communicate and promote QHSE compliance requirements.
  •    Carry out toolbox talks and task briefings as required.
  •    Reporting commissioning progress on all activities both internally and externally.
  •    Report any delays or issues that may arise from the commissioning process.
  •    Attending commissioning meetings and reporting on progress.      
  •    Complete RAMS and ensure they’re communicated, understood, acknowledged and followed.
  •    Ensure Permit to Work systems are implemented effectively and correctly.
  •    Responsible for compiling testing and commissioning documentation including verifying and signing off all results.
  •    Monitor the correct completion of site activities.
  •    Ensure the safety and welfare of site operatives and other people who may be affected by the works in hand.
  •    Ensure PPE is use correctly and is in good condition.
  •    Ensure work equipment is used correctly and is in good working order. Report near misses and accidents.
  •    Reduce avoidable site revisits.
  •    Help improve operatives knowledge and training.      
  •    Highlight and report areas of concern.
  •    Liaising with clients.
  •    Work at AFS headquarters in Sutton-in-Ashfield as and when required.

You will be required to undertake and supervise all aspects of work related to commissioning works undertaken by the Company in accordance with the Company’s documented safe system of work, including also:

  •    Completing records and certificates for handover to clients.
  •    Carrying out witness testing and provide associated documentation as required.
  •    Providing progress reports as necessary as to project status.
  •    To efficiently supervise and control site works i hand to maximise the profits of the Company without compromising quality, health, safety and environmental requirements.
  •    To report directly to the Head of Commissioning.
  •    At all times, ad in all respects, comply with the proper and reasonable directions of the Company.
  •    Request customer feedback.
  •    Ensure weekly reports are sent to management.
  • Hours:
  •     07:00 – 17:00 on site Monday to Friday with some weekends as required.     Hours as required to complete the work.
  • Essential qualifications:
  •     NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Discipline.     SSSTS.
  •     Experience in LV Switchgear.
  • The successful candidate must have:
  •     Full UK Driving Licence Valid Passport
Apply to: Diane Bunting dbunting@afswitchgear.co.uk