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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Location: 

Sunderland, GB London, GB Edinburgh, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Commissioning Engineer (PIVOT)

Commissioning Engineer


EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

Location: Durham, Edinburgh or London

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as a Commissioning Engineer in our as part of our Central Technical Organisation Engineering Team.

As part of the Central Technical Organisation (CTO) the EDF Renewables Engineering Team provides engineering governance, oversight and support for all asset types across their lifecycle from origination to decommissioning. 

Now a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF Renewables, Pivot Power has an extensive portfolio of approximately 2GW of projects throughout the country at various stages of development, including 100MW of operational assets.

As Commissioning Engineer you will provide senior leadership within our grid and electrical team expertise and focus on all matters related to the commissioning of HV Infrastructure and associated equipment supporting services across all EDF Renewables Directorates and for the full lifecycle of assets from origination to decommissioning.

Pay, benefits and culture…


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays with ability to buy additional holiday and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, electric vehicle scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.  

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

What you’ll be doing..


•    Ensure Engineering activities associated with Commissioning of Electrical Infrastructure across EDF Renewables are undertaken in accordance with statutory requirements, and EDF Renewable policies including Zero Harm, Quality, Engineering, and Design Management policies
•    Set and monitor the Commissioning strategy and develop commissioning documentation for all renewable assets, ensuring that commissioning activities meet the project milestones and quality targets
•    Ensure that operational learning from commissioning activities and operational requirements are key considerations in the origination, design and construction of HV assets and associated equipment
•    Embed the consideration of risk and lifetime costs in all Engineering activities
•    Deliver test specifications and commissioning instructions at all stages in the life cycle of the assets including factory and site acceptance testing

Who you are..


To be considered for this role you will be an experienced Commissioning Engineer within the renewable energy or similar sector with track record in successfully delivering projects/programmes, establishing/managing relationships, securing and maintaining a safe environment, managing priorities, and inspiring and influencing behaviours and actions.

With a minimum of a HNC/HND in C & I/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related discipline, accreditation under WTSR or HVSR would be desirable. 

You must have a full UK driving licence.

Closing Date: 5th of July

Why EDF Renewables?


EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:

Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.


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