Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry.

In light of recent successes in clean water frameworks, our client is expanding its team and actively seeking experienced Site Agents and Site Engineers to join their ranks, focusing on projects in and around Inverness. As integral members of the team, you will play pivotal roles in ensuring the safe, efficient, and timely completion of clean water infrastructure projects.

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Commissioning Engineer

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £39k - 50k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J44186
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 25th June 2024
Closing: 23rd July 2024

Commissioning Engineer

Location: Glasgow with travel throughout Scotland as required.
Company: Leading Principal Contractor in the Scottish Water Framework

Role Overview

An opportunity has arisen for a Commissioning Engineer to join one of our most successful clients within the Scottish Water Framework. Our client strives to improve lives through building essential infrastructure, providing growth opportunities for our people, and promoting best practices within our supply chain. As the Commissioning Engineer, you’ll be instrumental in driving the successful commissioning of our assets which includes Motor Control Centres, Pumping Plant, Process Equipment, Standby Generation Equipment, and various other instrumentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct on-site commissioning activities for designated projects.
  • Produce regular project and Commissioning Completion Reports.
  • Ensure commissioning complies with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Timely production of necessary commissioning documentation.
  • Develop commissioning plans during pricing and design phases.
  • Engage effectively with Scottish Water CSD staff to integrate assets seamlessly.
  • Supervise off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities.
  • Adhere to strict change control procedures.
  • Share best practices and knowledge within the team as directed.

Qualifications and Experience

  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in electrical, mechanical, or ICA, or extensive proven experience.
  • Solid site-based commissioning installation (M&E) experience, preferably in the water industry in Scotland.
  • Knowledge of PLC software packages is essential.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to travel when required.
  • Valid CSCS or SHEA Water card.

What’s On Offer

  • Opportunity to work on high-profile projects.
  • Diverse, high-level professional teams with a commitment to growth and success.
  • High-quality training and career development through the Career Paths initiative.
  • Flexible working arrangements via the Agile Working programme.


  • Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Company van and fuel card.
  • Generous holiday entitlement.
  • Wide range of corporate discounts.
  • Comprehensive pension plan.

How to Apply:
If this role interests you, please apply directly or contact Adam Rahma at 01786446651 quoting J44186.

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