Commissioning Engineer (Wind, Solar, & BESS Projects)

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Storage & DSR
Contact NameMonique Marais

Job description

Commissioning Engineer (Wind, Solar, & BESS Projects)

Location: Remote / Travel across the UK

TGRC is working with a leading independent renewable energy company backed by 40 years of experience within the industry. They currently have a global pipeline of 23GW of renewable energy projects as well as supporting an operational asset portfolio of more than 12GW.

They are currently looking for a Commissioning Engineer to support the growth of their High Voltage Operations and Maintenance Services to renewable energy assets in the UK & Ireland.

Job Overview:

  • To ensure a safe and healthy working environment for themselves and others, at office or site locations. Operating to site requirements, project method statements and risk assessments, and HV safety rules.

  • Supervising/performing of commissioning activities on switchgear, transformers and related equipment on both AC & DC systems.

  • Carry out protection testing on both HV & LV assets to diagnose any faults and organise repairs.

  • Carry out wiring modifications and retrofit upgrade to sites where protection systems may have issues.

  • Attend site and interact with suppliers, construction teams, sub-contractors, and grid connection providers to ensure safe and successful commissioning programme.

  • Perform SAT, system start-up testing and co-ordination with utilities for energisation of interconnection.

  • Undertaking FAT, including reviewing of procedures, attending FAT and adjusting commissioning tasks to integrate FAT successes and deficiencies.

  • Ensuring as-built drawings/documents are marked up correctly and updated where necessary.

  • Tracking and resolving issues by working with HV SAPs/ project managers and any sub-contractors.

  • Co-ordinating the delivery of contestable/non-contestable grid connections.

  • Be involved in the tendering process for new renewable sites and providing input into commissioning aspects.

  • Provide in house training and support to HV SAP team to widen the scope of the business’s abilities for clients.


  • Detailed knowledge of commissioning practices and testing

  • Experienced Commissioning Engineer

  • Knowledge of the key legislation underpinning UK high voltage electrical asset operation and maintenance

  • Ability to provide technical support and guidance

  • SAP Authorisation

  • Full UK driving license

If this looks like the role for you, please send your CV over to m.marais@greenrecruitmentcompany.com