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  • Job reference: RMS0098462

Principal Commissioning Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: London and South East
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/08/2011
  • Time left:
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    (02/09/11)
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The Company:
My client, one of the leading energy services companies operate in the thermal power, nuclear, oil & gas and petrochemical industries, due to a recent restructure they are actively seeking the services of a Principal Commissioning Engineer.

The Role:
The ideal candidate will have:

• A thorough understanding of the specific contract deliverables for Commissioning Services.
• An extensive and appropriate understanding of the power plant boiler, turbine and BOP islands and systems.
• A thorough understanding of the Company’s product range, their manufacture, shipping, storage, prefabrication, erection, and operation as it affects commissioning.
• A thorough understanding of power plant operation e.g. start-up, normal, shut down, etc. & maintenance.
• A thorough understanding of the commissioning process including
o Resource planning and cost control
o Client training
o Power receiving / back energisation
o Chemical cleaning
o Steam purging
o Generator and exciter testing
o Turbine protection systems and testing
o Synchronisation
o Load rejection tests
o Float safety valves
o Hot commissioning including start-up
o Air pollution control equipment – Precipitator, bag house, SCR, FGD, etc.
o Controls tuning
o Combustion optimisation
o Demonstration of boiler, turbine and BOP island capabilities e.g. reliability run, starts, capability, ramp rates, etc
o Island and power plant performance & emissions testing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Essential
• HNC in a relevant engineering subject
• Possession of National Safety Group Safety Passport

Preferred
• BSc Engineering
• Membership of an appropriate engineering institute
• Registered with the Engineering Council
• Attended IOSH Managing Safety course

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact James McNeaney at Fircroft on + 44 1925 25 3500
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