- Location: England
- Salary: Market related
The team here at Spencer Ogden is working with an EPC contractor on DRAX to provide key personnel to their commissioning team.
They are looking for a Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer, please see role below.
Please confirm interest with a copy of your CV.
Summary: Experienced Lead Mechanical Commissioning Engineer with a track record of over 10 years. Specializing in gas turbines, responsible for overseeing mechanical commissioning, with expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and Balance of Plant (BOP) systems. Provide leadership, troubleshoot mechanical issues, ensure safety compliance, and drive project success.
- Lead and mentor a team of mechanical engineers.
- Develop comprehensive commissioning plans.
- Execute mechanical commissioning activities for gas turbines and BOP systems.
- Ensure safety protocols and quality standards are met.
- Troubleshoot and resolve mechanical issues.
- Manage documentation and reporting.
- Collaborate with stakeholders for streamlined processes.
- Apply expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and BOP systems.
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
- Minimum 10 years' experience in mechanical commissioning.
- Strong leadership and project management skills.
- Expertise in heavy-duty gas turbines and Balance of Plant systems.
- In-depth knowledge of safety protocols and industry standards.
- Must be a UK national or have the right to work in the UK
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
- Salary$75 per hour
Electrical Testing & Commissioning Specialist is responsible for directing commissioning and testing activities in the field. This position is responsible for providing commissioning and testing solutions. Prepare and recommend testing & commissioning solutions to the Project Manager or client. Delivers solutions to Project Manager or Senior Engineer to address future client needs and provide cost analysis on testing solutions. Ensures the performance of all field testing on substation equipment is completed accurately and safely. Performs demonstration tests, as required, which are a series of functional tests designed to simulate real world conditions to ensure proper operation of yard equipment. Develops and executes substation equipment test procedures. Provide technical instruction, mentoring, guidance with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems to field testing technicians. Develop testing & commissioning departmental and project requirements. Ensure compliance of testing QA/QC process. Regularly meet and correspond with clients and outside personnel with responsibility to act independently on technical matters related to testing & commissioning. Manages marketing efforts for key pursuits. Consults with clients on testing and commissioning projects. Maintains client relationships with client field personnel. Other duties as assigned.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationCounty Offaly
Spencer Ogden are seeking an Electrical Commissioning Engineer for the following responsibilities: Responsibilities: Manage electrical engineering on site for project success.Coordinate with various design teams for project delivery.Ensure safe and efficient electrical system installation, testing, and operation.Oversee testing and commissioning activities on MV and HV systems.Support project management from installation to handover. Requirements: Minimum 7 years' experience in power generation, preferably in design, construction, or commissioning.Knowledge of GE Aeroderivative gas turbines.Extensive knowledge of power plant electrical equipment, including LV and MV.Track record of delivering complex engineering projects and managing multiple projects.Familiarity with health, safety, and environmental standards.Experience in team management. Key Details: Location: Shannonbridge, IrelandStart Date: Mid-October 2023Duration: 12 months If you are interested, please send Dan a copy of your most recent CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you a call.
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Lead Field Service Engineer Rotating Machines, Reduction gears and TurbinesRole Summary:The Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) will provide technical direction for overhaul, repair and maintenance of equipment consisting of: marine and industrial gear sets; and motor and generator bearings to customer repair teams. You will report to the FSE Manager and manage work items to support customer and internal requirements.Essential Responsibilities:As Lead Field Service Engineer you will:· Perform technical service for safe and successful overhaul, repair and maintenance on marine main reduction gears, industrial gears, attached drives, alignments, motor and generator mechanical equipment. This will include providing technical direction to skilled labor performing work on customer sites to assure the executed work reflects the technical requirements and quality standards of the service request;· Knowledge and ability to execute electrical tests in MV AC Electrical Motors and Generators: Insulation resistance, Winding resistance, voltage drop test, transformation ratio.· Knowledge and ability to perform tests and inspections: Borescope inspections, Neutral zone adjustments, brush and brush holders' tests and adjustments, commutation inspection (surface condition, sparkling conditions, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to perform motors & generators Start-up/Commissioning: Static tests, operational tests (temperature elevation, vibrational tests, electrical parameters, etc.).· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of electrical components such as cables, capacitors, rtd´s, surge arresters, fan motors, CT´s, TC´s, winding (coil assembly, parts insulation, etc.), etc.· Effectively communicate internally and with customers and skilled labor the job-planning requirements (including risk assessment, and technical requirements) that define in detail the operations to be performed through your review of the job requirements, engineering procedures, drawings, schedules, and process instructions;· Prepare timely and accurate timesheets, expense account statements, and professional reports.· Knowledge and ability to execute mechanical inspections in Large and Medium electrical rotating machines (motors & generators): Dimensional control Sleeve & roller bearings, air-gap inspections, metrology skills, etc.· Knowledge and ability to perform shaft alignments: Flexible and solid couplings, Motor - Gear box / Load machines, Generator - gear box / turbine;· Knowledge and ability to execute assembly/disassembly of mechanical components, machine parts such as rotor, stator, covers, heat exchanger, sleeve bearings, roller bearings, couplings, mechanical seals, etc.;
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationWest Yorkshire
Job Overview: As the TP141 Authorised Commissioning Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the successful commissioning of the substation at DRAX Power Station. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing the commissioning process in alignment with the TP141 regulations, ensuring the safe and efficient integration of the substation into the power generation infrastructure. This role requires strong technical expertise, leadership skills, and a keen eye for detail. Key Responsibilities: Lead, coordinate, and execute the commissioning activities for the substation at DRAX Power Station.Ensure compliance with TP141 regulations and safety standards throughout the commissioning process.Develop detailed commissioning plans, schedules, and procedures, outlining the necessary steps for successful integration.Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, construction, and operations, to ensure a smooth handover from construction to commissioning phase.Manage and supervise a team of commissioning engineers and technicians, providing guidance and support to achieve project goals.Conduct risk assessments and implement mitigation strategies to address potential challenges during commissioning.Oversee testing, calibration, and troubleshooting of substation equipment to ensure functionality and reliability.Document all commissioning activities, results, and deviations, maintaining accurate records for future reference.Communicate progress, challenges, and recommendations to project stakeholders and management. Qualifications and Requirements: TP141 Authorised Person certification is mandatory.Extensive experience in commissioning high-voltage substations within the power generation industry.In-depth knowledge of TP141 regulations and safety protocols.Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide and motivate a diverse team.Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.Effective communication skills to convey technical information to various stakeholders.Proven track record of successful commissioning projects on time and within budget.Familiarity with power generation processes and equipment.Flexibility to adapt to changing project demands and priorities.
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My client are a full-service, utility scale, solar and storage developer bringing projects from origination through development. The company has a portfolio of projects in late-stage development totalling 6GW solar and 3GW storage across three key markets of the UK, Australia, and Ireland. As of 2022, they agreed to sell the UK’s largest solar PV transaction to date consisting of a portfolio of 12 projects with a combined capacity of 519MW of projects including 70MW of collocated energy storage capacity to Scottish Power Renewables (UK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global utility Iberdrola Group. Responsibilities: Establish and lead a team of electrical design engineers to design and deliver efficient connections for the clients portfolio of solar and storage assets.Undertake primary and secondary electrical design for 33 kV and 132 kV solar and storage connections across the UK. Engage closely with DNO’s to ensure timely approval of contestable designs in accordance with each DNO’s functional specifications.Lead the partial and full NERS accreditation processes to obtain ICP status for electrical design. Lead the establishment and development of the necessary tools and templates required to efficiently undertake ICP designs to a standard acceptable by DNOs.Co-ordinate the implementation of a best practice management system for undertaking electrical designs in compliance with the NERS standard. Manage the engagement of specialist consultants to establish the necessary policies and procedures as well as external NERS auditors to achieve and maintain accreditation.Apply your electrical engineering knowledge to undertake primary and secondary electrical designs for contestable grid connections for solar and storage using industry standard software programmes (AUTOCAD, CDEGS, PowerFactory, ETAP etc.), automating time consuming processes where possible.Provide engineering support to the project development team to ensure efficient and cost-effective grid connection strategies are pursued for solar and storage projects.Develop and foster close working relationships with DNO’s to collaborate and negotiate on grid connection options, costs, and timelines and achieve successful outcomes in contestable design review processes.Manage a database of grid connection costs for primary, secondary, and auxiliary electrical equipment associated with the connection of solar and storage projects to assist in financial modelling for prospective projects.Support the delivery of the project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases. Requirements: Degree in electrical engineering or similar.Technical understanding of the primary and electoral design and of high voltage grid connections for generation connections.Proven track record in undertaking ICP designs in the UK (5+ years).Proficient in electrical design software packages (AUTOCAD, PowerFactory etc.)Knowledge of the technical characteristics of utility scale solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) is desirable.Ability to communicate with DNOs to achieve positive project outcomes.Excellent inter-disciplinary communication and presentation skills.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong focus on Health, Safety & Environment.Chartered/Incorporated status is desirable. This is a hybrid role. Attendance at the London office will be required 3 days minimum per week and occasional travel to the main hub office in Dublin is expected.
- Salary$130k per year + Full Benefits, Annual Bonus, Retirement (401k)
- LocationSan Diego
Job Title: Mid-Level Mechanical EngineerLocations: San DiegoLos AngelesNewport BeachIrvine Job Summary:We are seeking a mid-level Mechanical Engineer to design mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, working knowledge of California Codes & Standards, and experience in designing HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and performing engineering calculations.Key Responsibilities: Engineer mechanical systems from the conceptual design phase through construction.Attend meetings with clients and take meticulous notes.Design HVAC equipment, air distribution layout, plumbing systems, and perform engineering calculations.Understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals.Working knowledge of California Codes & Standards.Ability to provide responses to Requests for Information (RFI’s) and Submittal reviews.Competent in following software: AutoCAD Revit,Energy Pro, Navisworks, or similar clash detection design tool and MEP Fabrication. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or a related field.3-5 years of experience in designing mechanical systems for residential and commercial buildings.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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Spencer Ogden are looking at mechanical fitters in the UK next April to the middle of June. Details: Role: Mechanical Fitter Start Date: April 2024Duration: Outage 1 = 20 days. Outage 2 = 35 days (there will be a weeks break between projects) Location: TBC More Information You would be working with a 701F gas turbine on 6-day weeks 10-hour days. Role Description / Requirements Machine Assembly: Assemble and disassemble machinery and mechanical equipment, including pumps, engines, conveyors, and production machines.Installation: Install and align machinery and equipment according to engineering drawings and specifications, ensuring proper levels, clearances, and tolerances.Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance and inspections on machinery to ensure it operates efficiently and safely. This may include lubricating moving parts, replacing worn components, and troubleshooting issues.Repairs: Diagnose and repair mechanical failures and malfunctions in machinery and equipment. This may involve replacing faulty components, welding, or machining parts as needed.Calibration: Calibrate and test equipment to ensure it meets performance standards and accuracy requirements.CCNSG / IOSH / EMSS Safety Passports accepted. Please note that this is a position outside of IR35. If you are interested in finding out more, please email Dan on email@example.com or call on 020 7268 9253
- Salary$75 - 85 per hour + Per Diem
Testing, including (without limitation): reading/verifying all voltage and current inputs to relays; verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all alarms (local and SCADA); verifying all function switches, etc.Performing routine troubleshooting and repair of substation relaying and control equipment. Commission new substations, power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipmentPlanning, scheduling, and completing test activities efficiently, on time, without service interruptionsProviding Project Technical Support to Field Service personnel Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years of field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemesExperience is desirable in any of the following related areas: substation design (including protection & control engineering); substation construction; substation commissioning; SCADA/Fault Data/SER/Integration-Automation equipment installation and testing3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment softwareTest equipment and toll/wiring usage; interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above; basic PC skillsQuickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment; communicate effectively with diverse groups, tailoring communication for audience and situationLearn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures as require
- Salary$0 per year
- LocationEast Amherst
Specific Skill Sets/Notes: Background must be civil/structural in either industrial/processing plant, O&G, chemical wastewaterMust have on site field experience from the ground up - experience on construction site/preconstructionMust have working on vertically built construction plantsMin 5 years of field eng experienceNo commercial, residential, or building More details to follow
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationKansas City
As an I&C engineer, work with a team of I&C engineers and designers, and other disciplines, to perform detail engineering, including front-end planning work, develop I&C quantities and cost estimation, conduct conceptual studies, perform technical quality reviews, attend Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), and support construction & commissioning activities . Work under a direct supervision of an I&C lead or work independently on smaller projects or standalone activities. Knowledge of instrumentation and control systems (PLC/DCS) is required.Prepare instruments and control system specifications, instrument inquiry/bid packages, technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.Conduct review of instrument and control systems vendor drawings and data. Interface with suppliers, clients, other engineering disciplines, and detailers/designers.Participate in the development of P&ID's and equipment/construction subcontract package specifications.Develop instrument index, I/O list, cause & effect and logic diagrams, and control narratives.Work with the India I&C team and other disciplines to produce I&C engineering and design deliverables.Work with clients and vendors for information required to complete engineering design deliverables on schedule and building long working relationship.Interface and support construction personnel directly from the office and support construction and pre-commissioning activities in the field, as required.Work with SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI) and other smart tools to produce engineering and design deliverables.Able to support construction and startup & commission activities in the field, as required Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering from accredited program required.Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification recommended.3 years related experience. Completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Attention to detail.Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information.Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).Valid driver's license required. Must be willing and able to obtain, or currently hold a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
- Salary£50 per hour
ICS / MENSA project DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for the delivery of agreed modules within a project (PLC, SCADA, Testing, Networking, Documentation, Hardware design etc) • Work as directed by the Senior/Lead Engineer and Project Manager • Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of project • Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures • Identify project opportunities and variations • Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues • Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate • Provide Health and Safety leadership by example • Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design – PLC code modules, SCADA, scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.) • Report on progress of all assigned activities to Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager • Identify any deviations from agreed functionality or scope and notify Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager • Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams as required • Undertake site surveys as required • Support outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients • Develop FDS and DDS • Develop test specification & design testing methodology • Development of site work documentation (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation) • Develop O & M documentation • Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation • Undertake observations, variation and reworks as well as packing and shipping of the system • Undertake site installation and retesting • Provide warranty support as necessary QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: • Experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential • Hands on experience of PLC and SCADA systems • A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions • A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline • Incorporated Engineer or working towards professional registration • Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:
- Salary$0 - 170k per year
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Lead engineering staff and external suppliers according to Company policies and procedures to effectively achieve Company and department objectives. Develop employees by training, cross training, and providing continuing education opportunities. Conduct performance reviews and provide input for salary decisions.Develop engineering designs and related system drawings for applications and project installations including the development of specifications for hardware and software.Lead supplier and sourcing efforts of the division including product development, design and acceptance testing to ensure the division a consistently competitive and compete line of display products.Act as primary liaison between the Division and overseas factory on product and system related matters.Develop and maintain factory acceptance testing of all product orders to ensure delivery within Company's specification and standards. Ensure engineer staff are properly trained and certified on quality procedures.Identify and present recommendations for improvement or change in strategy, policy, product and/or procedures, including those related to product development and product launch.Create and maintain bill of materials (BOMs) and production documentation for projects and Company's manufactured assemblies and subassemblies within the Syteline system.Create, implement and maintain product and technical training for DVD personnel. Maintain and manage the testing, training and customer demonstration facility for the Division.Manage engineering resources to provide on-site engineering and commissioning of new display systems and on-site engineering support.Provide engineering resources to assist with advanced product service support and resolution of warranty issues to meet the Division's customer commitments.Manage the Division's parts repair and depot service including inventory management, policies and processes.Lead the Division's quality efforts including the management of the Quality Reporting System (QRS) and maintenance of quality policies and procedures.Collaborate with the General Manager and other departments on the development of go-to-market strategies for new product launches.Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Diamond Vision Department by assisting in the creation of marketing materials, plans, and strategies. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Electronic Technology, or Computer Engineering, with a minimum 10 years of relevant large-scale video systems experience and a minimum 5 years of management experience, or equivalent education and experience.Advanced knowledge of large-scale video systems, video production systems, video/computer display systems.Intermediate knowledge of commercial, structural and electrical construction techniques.Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with customers, employees and vendors.Ability to work in a team environment and on several projects simultaneously.Ability to read, understand, and create technical drawings and materialAdvanced computer experience with emphasis on Microsoft Office applications and computer aided drafting software.