Test & Commissioning Engineer

Job Description

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

This role will work across the UK in both Siemens and Customers sites and offices. Therefore, we are open to considering candidates from across the UK - driving license essential!

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 business designs, supplies, installs, tests, and commissions switchgear equipment as well as the SCADA control system alongside other project engineering solutions to rail industry operators and suppliers worldwide. This includes the 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 such as the Static Var Compensator & Static Frequency Converter, so this is the perfect time to join the business in the development of a new, exciting technology.

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

The Testing & Commissioning Engineer will work closely with the T&C team, Site and Project Managers and all third-party workers to ensure a coordinated commissioning process is carried out. This will extend to working and collaborating with the client, our external approved suppliers and or other third parties as appropriate to produce a homogeneous solution.

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Responsible for leading the successful commissioning into service of new electrification equipment.
  • Lead the Co-ordination of site activities to ensure timely and efficient execution of the commissioning process.
  • Final quality checks and tests prior to entry into service.
  • Compilation of the Site Commissioning Report and Quality documentation.
  • Work with Client and Infrastructure Operators to ensure a co-ordinated approach to the commissioning and entry into service process.
  • Ensuring compliance at all times to Siemens Business Management Systems, Safety working policies, standards, procedures and standard practices as well as those applicable to Network Rail or other client infrastructure in all aspects of the commissioning process as required under the CDM regulations.
  • Have a good understanding of HSQE legislation and procedures
  • 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
  • Maintaining effective communications with all project participants to ensure contract delivery
  • Taking an active role in leading the local 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 in a relevant engineering subject area
  • Extensive test and commissioning experience within the rail environment
  • Network Rail traction supplies are typically 25kV or 50KV autotransformer derived. Traction supplies are derived from DNO supplies at 132kV and National Grid at 400kV. Experience of either supply voltage is desirable.
  • Ability to lead small/medium sized teams in their day-to-day activities
  • Holding a Rail Level A or Level B competence would be advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience of leading Testing & Commissioning activities.
  • Knowledge of Railway Electrification Infrastructure an advantage.
  • Experience of factory 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.
  • Full driving license.

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
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • 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

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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