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Phone +61 (08) 8259 8100

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Commissioning Engineer


The role as Commissioning Engineer for Power system Design will involve, but not be limited to, the following:

Conducting testing of HV plant and equipment, providing related expert technical advice to ensure the continued and safe operation of customers HV plant and equipment.

Ensure operational compliance with WHS and Environmental Systems.

Provide leadership, communication and supervision of employees & external service providers / customers.

Manage key customer relationships to ensure that agreed services are delivered.

Reading and interpreting test results with adherence to statutory authorities/legislation and ensure compliance with Regulatory Standards are met.

Monitoring and reviewing the performance of the work team against agreed KPIs to a required level as set by Management.

Planning and coordinating the work to meet the group budget category requirements.

Ensure cost effective use of internal & external resources to meet job requirements.

Providing assistance to project management to ensure the achievement of projects are within agreed standards.

Coordinating changes to work priorities due to abnormal conditions, emergencies, and interaction with other internal work groups / external customers.

Working away from home for extended periods of time.

Factory acceptance testing of designed ICAP and IEC 61850 systems;

On site commissioning of protection and control systems and primary electrical plant associated with projects being completed in this field;

Doing maintenance and fault finding on existing installations;

Adherence to project commissioning budgets;

Controlling the flow of information and documentation between the Company and Clients, Suppliers and other related third parties;

Maintaining an accurate filing administration system in relation to project commissioning

Implementing and maintaining Client drawing control procedures;

Works with trainee engineers to insure the proper design and implementation of system protection schemes;

Refurbishment projects in existing substations

Ensure that all requirements of the Company Quality Management System and WHS Management System are implemented and adhered to;

Ensure that HV testing equipment is maintained in good order & used in line with processes & safety policies;

Monitor work environment for hazards; actively participate in WHS programs; utilise appropriate equipment in a safe manner; conform to reasonable instructions regarding health and safety and;participate in workplace safety audits by:

Contributing to the provision of a safe working environment for employees and contractors.

Identifying, reporting and recording hazards.

Ensuring safety procedures are followed at all times.

Undertaking investigation of incidents.

Comply with requirements of Safe Working Procedures.

Any other duties in reasonable relation to your job that are allocated to you by Management.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

The Commissioning Engineer will require the following skills and attributes:

Minimum 2 to 3 years hands on HV commissioning and testing experience.

Knowledge of WHS and QA management, policies and procedure manuals.

Knowledge of secondary equipment, primary plant, operations and technical systems for substations and power generators

Knowledge of relevant standards, codes of practise, and associated legislative requirements.

Knowledge of HV Testing procedures

Knowledge of customer service principles

Computer skills

Team coordination and team building skills

Communication, interpersonal skills

Skill and ability to work independently in a HV testing environment

The writing and signing off of Customer HV test reports.

The correct use and application of HV test sets / instruments

Please email your interest, including a detailed CV and covering letter to info@psdenergy.com

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