Test and Commissioning Engineer (Technical Services)

Job Description

Siemens Mobility have an opening for a Test and Commissioning Engineer (Technical Services) for our Rail Infrastructure Electrification business.

As a predominantly site-based role, there is no fixed office location requirements. However, the successful candidate must be flexible and willing to travel regularly for this role. Sites will be mostly located in the East Midlands Gainsborough area, so being located in this vicinity would be advantageous.

Our Team and what we do:

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility!

The Rail Electrification Product business designs, supplies, installs, tests, and commissions switchgear equipment interfacing into SCADA control system alongside other project engineering solutions to rail industry operators and suppliers worldwide. This includes the 8DA10/11/12 & ASG 25 Air insulated Switchgear, which is designed, manufactured, built & tested in the UK. We have earned a respected reputation in the industry which has developed from our success in delivering to our customers. In addition, we are leading the way within the railway industry in developing the next generation of rail technology

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

The Testing & Commissioning Engineer will work closely with the Technical Services Manager, Project Managers and all third-party workers to ensure a coordinated commissioning process is carried out on the Product side of the business, working at various substation manufacturer’s locations to oversee the fit out and test and commissioning of new substations.

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Responsible for test and commissioning new Siemens AIS and GIS medium voltage switchgear substations for Product Supply, predominantly based at substation manufacturers locations during the fit out and testing activities, integrating the new switchgear into modular substations.
  • Assist in the Co-ordination of site activities to ensure timely and efficient execution of the commissioning process, which includes fault finding, red & yellow marking designs and closing electrical and mechanical snags
  • Relay protection testing IEC 61850
  • Compilation of the Site Commissioning Report and Quality documentation.
  • Return of as-built records to the design department
  • Interpreting electrical designs to identify faults as required
  • Produce ITP’s & .OCC files
  • Providing support to the design team that covers cross discipline work streams to provide an integrated solution for the customer
  • Positively influencing commissioning and construction safety performance and aims for zero accidents
  • Supporting the project commercial process with the Commercial Manager and ensure all design change requests are quantified on site to capture costs.
  • Maintaining effective communications with all project participants to ensure contract delivery
  • Taking an active role in leading the coaching of junior /less experienced staff to ensure the developmental needs of both the individual and the business are met

What Skills, Knowledge & Experience do I need for this role?

  • Degree, HND or HNC qualification in a relevant subject area
  • Extensive Test and Commissioning experience within the rail environment
  • Network Rail traction supplies are typically 25kV or 50KV autotransformer derived, so experience of working with this equipment would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Railway Electrification Infrastructure.
  • Experience of factory (Product testing) Integration Testing (FIT) and subsequent Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) following delivery and siting of the modular buildings is desirable Experience and knowledge of relevant engineering disciplines.
  • Demonstrable AC and DC electrification commissioning experience desirable.
  • Ability to work in small/medium sized teams in their day-to-day activities

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday, growing to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. #LI-SM1

Organization: Siemens Mobility


Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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