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Commissioning Engineer - Onshore Substation 275kV SAP

  1. Rotterdam
  1. Contract
  1. Onshore wind

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Commissioning Engineer - Onshore Substation 275kV SAP - Renewable Energy - Denmark/Netherlands 

Are you passionate about playing a role in the green energy transition? Do you want to work for one of the best-established developers in offshore wind?

Our client are a leading developer in the industry, owning and developing projects across all major and emerging offshore wind markets. They are now recruiting with a superb new opportunity for an Commissioning Engineer to join them on an initial 2-3 years contractual basis, based in Lemvig, Denmark or Rotterdam, Netherlands.

With a significant track record of successfully delivering projects and a vast project pipeline across the UK, Europe and emerging international markets, this is an incredibly exciting time to join them in their current project.


  • Take ownership in supervising contractor’s activities, to ensure contractors are compliant with the HSE, Quality, Contractual and Employer’s requirements
  • Participate on relevant Construction and Commissioning meetings internally and externally
  • Coordination of Testing and Commissioning activities and interfaces with packages, related contractors and various team members
  • Participate and supervise on Commissioning and Quality activities including; Factory Acceptance Tests, Installation works, Harbour/Site Acceptance Tests, Quality inspections and checks
  • Report and follow up on Quality open points, findings and non-conformities
  • Review and sign off for contractor's daily progress reports, Installation and Commissioning procedures, specifications, records, as-built documents and Quality reports
  • Track and record related Commissioning activities
  • Report progress updates and lookaheads
  • Take the role as Nominated Person in Control of the Electrical Installation in accordance with EN 50110-1
  • Support in preparing and Conducting Electrical Safety Trainings and inductions
  • Assess Risks and Maintain a Safe System of work during Commissioning related activities
  • Apply Electrical Safety Precautions and Issue Electrical Permit to Work Documents required when the system becomes under Electrical Safety Rules
  • Communicate and coordinate Access restrictions and Safety from the system
  • Prepare Switching schedules and perform switching activities
  • Support in preparation of Energization activities and RAMS; including Pre-Energization, Energization and post-energization checks
  • And many more... 


  • HV Switching Authorised Person – Minimum 275kV
  • Valid EU passport or work Visa for Denmark/Netherlands 
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) including CA-EBS
  • Valid Offshore Medical certificates 
  • Basic computer operation skills
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and Electrical Diagrams
  • Experience with wind industry safety practices
  • Experience in the field of protection systems, SCADA and communication, automation technology and network operations
  • A good technical understanding of the components of Electrical Power Systems e.g. HV substations, HV networks to efficiently resolve the complex problems that can be occur with these assets
  • High level of fitness, being able to work in demanding physical and adverse weather and conditions
  • Flexibility to meet business objectives
  • Good verbal & written Communication skills – English is mandatory and preferably also in Danish
  • Experience with electrical testing equipment (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, and various hand and power tools)
  • Knowledgeable and experienced on relevant Standards and guidelines, such as EN 50110-1
  • Experience as Electrically skilled person and/or as Nominated Person in Control of the Electrical Installation in accordance with EN 50110-1
  • Experience as Senior Authorised Person and Switching Authorised Person

If this role is of interest to you, please apply 

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