Senior Commissioning Engineer

Réf.ADY-2894 - 2020/02/13



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For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Every day, our 5,700 employees innovate for our clients, partnering the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, healthcare, life sciences and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 14 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Commissioning Engineer

Location: Bristol

Duration: Staff / Contractor

Assystem are an Award-Winning International Engineering Design Consultancy who provide innovative and cutting edge solutions. We have a number of UK based offices and a significant, loyal client base.

As our reputation for proficient delivery of complex projects grows even stronger, we have a need for a number of Senior Commissioning Engineers to work on a variety of projects based in our Bristol offices.

Senior Commissioning Engineers

The Project:

The project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants.

The Role:

You will be responsible for contributing to the safe and effective commissioning of mechanical and process systems within the project. Coordinating the delivery of commissioning documentation, supervising and supporting commissioning engineers carrying out commissioning tests at the site and analysing commissioning test results.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Accountable to a Commissioning Manager in the Project team
  • Develop commissioning documentation relating to commissioning testing and system validation activities
  • Contribute to design reviews to ensure layout of plant items and systems are in a manner that allows ease of commissioning
  • Contribute to detailed planning of commissioning and take ownership of a programme of commissioning tests
  • Take part in the execution of site commissioning activities including supervision of contractor commissioning personnel to achieve successful and safe commissioning of project systems
  • Provide information to assist the Commissioning Manager and Senior Commissioning Manager in meeting project-level objectives and milestones
  • Analyse commissioning results and provide reports summarising the outcome of commissioning
  • Ensure that the commissioning process meets nuclear, environmental and industrial safety regulatory requirements and that it reflects best practice in international safety and technical excellence

A full job specification is available.


Your background:


• Strong technical background in mechanical, industrial or process engineering

• Demonstrable history of working within safety and quality cultures

• Track record of major project delivery in a technical role

• Good communication skills and the ability to convey complex information to others


• Experience of commissioning complex plant

• Experience of waste treatment systems and chillers design, commissioning and/or operations

• Some experience leading technical teams

• Familiarity with safety case process and design substantiation

• Knowledge of delivering to complex project programmes

• Commercial awareness with an understanding of the impact of change

• French language skills would be beneficial


Security clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Apply Now:

To apply forward your CV on this advertisement, if you have any queries about the role or would like a full job spec please contact Aidan -

At Assystem, everyone holds the reins for their own careers. Our role is to offer you the opportunities and resources you need to reach your full potential.

So why not join us and help shape the engineering landscape of the future?