Project Engineer (Commissioning Engineer Mechanical)

North West England

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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Project Engineer (Commissioning Engineer Mechanical)
Contract type
Full time permanent
North West England

Project Engineer (Commissioning Engineer Mechanical)

Location: Cumbria  

As a commissioning engineer you will be aligned to the Commissioning delivery team throughout the project lifecycle, where you will identify test requirements from the design phase, write test documentation and execute testing in line with established processes.

You will collaborate with an internal multidisciplined project delivery team and interface with external stakeholders/vendors. You will utilise your experience in your specific engineering discipline to ensure that commissioning is executed to demonstrate the safe performance of the facility.

About us: 

Come and work for one of the most successful construction and infrastructure companies in the UK?  

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers some of the UKs most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure. Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion. 

The Commissioning Engineer is responsible for:

  • Production of Commissioning Test Documentation
  • Production of Plant Test Schedule, including knowledge of Requirements Management (able to interrogate Engineering Schedule, Verification & Validation requirements, interpret TRAM requirements, etc).
  • Attending design reviews including developing the detail of temporary systems to enable commissioning.
  • Carrying out all testing activities throughout all stages of commissioning
  • Identification of faults and ability to propose and implement solutions
  • Initiation and implementation of FOBs
  • Witnessing of test activities
  • Recording of supporting data in accordance with test requirements
  • Validation of working level instructions
  • Application and removal of temporary commissioning aids
  • Recording of supporting data in accordance with test requirement

To thrive in the role you will have: 

  • Recognised engineering apprenticeship in relevant discipline.
  • ONC/Level 3 qualification in relevant discipline and able to present qualification certification.
  • Willing and able to travel on extended stays to various locations other than Sellafield Site in West Cumbria, the wider UK and, on occasion, overseas to meet demands of the Project delivery.
  • Computer literate (MS applications including Word, Excel) with evidence of producing commissioning test documentation and reports.


  • Experienced in Commissioning Engineer role.
  • HNC/Level 4 qualification in relevant discipline and able to present qualification certification.
  • IEng professional registration with Engineering Council.
  • Experience in producing test documents.

 Key Behavioural Requirements:

  • Challenging attitude – willingness to intervene if observing unsafe acts or non-compliance – prepared to have the difficult conversation.
  • Able to work collaboratively with all levels of organisation to achieve successful project output/outcomes.
  • Ability to work autonomously with light touch supervision – including remotely from team (works testing etc).

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and we are also an Investors in People company. 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. 

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation. 

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void. 



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