Commissioning Engineer

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Mission Critical

We’re currently recruiting a Commissioning Engineer for our client who are experts in utility protection, controls engineering, substation and distribution development and microgrid design. They are recruiting for their Dublin office and have a preference for a PAYE permanent role.


  • More than 10 years of hands-on experience commissioning power systems, manufacturing generators, and overseeing switchgear and/or control systems.
  • Demonstrate substantial expertise with MES/SCADA, PLCs, and industrial networks.
  • Exhibit proficiency in SQL databases and programming, along with experience in various industrial protocols like Modbus, Profinet/Profibus, CANopen, J1939, EtherCAT, and MQTT.
  • Showcase a strong background in generator and power system controllers, switchgear, generator packaging, CE Marking (or equivalent) standards, and NSAI standards (including I.S.).
  • Possess knowledge of IP addresses, network information, and adherence to drafting standards.
  • Display strong analytical, communication, and organizational skills with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Be proficient in 2-D CAD software, particularly ePlan Electric P8.
  • Exhibit proficiency in communication-related software such as Modscan, Modbus Poll, Wireshark, NMap, etc., and industrial automation software packages like TIA Portal, Crimson 3, Proficy, and protective relaying applications.
  • Demonstrate expertise with protective relays such as Siemens Siprotec 5, ABB REx, SEL-) series.


  • Collaborate with the engineering team to review specifications and drawings, leveraging past projects for efficiency and quality management.
  • Provide technical support to field personnel, engineering teams, customers, and third-party vendors.
  • Offer commissioning and integration support in the field for the installation of products and projects.
  • Support UIG maintenance programs covering generation, storage, power assets, switchgear, and controls/SCADA.
  • Implement field changes to support engineering and customer requirements.
  • Document the final “As-built” configuration and changes post-installation.
  • Share “lessons learned” from field integration and maintenance support efforts with the larger engineering team.
  • Support GridSure applications both in the field and remotely.
  • Ensure timely achievement of schedules and milestone dates.
  • Review and validate drawing packages before submission and release.
  • Provide coordination and documentation for internal teams.
  • Resolve outstanding questions or issues related to the design.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and provide quality engineering designs.
  • Communicate effectively in English with engineers, drafters, and manufacturing personnel via phone and face-to-face interactions.
  • Contribute to keeping the overall engineering schedule on track, raising red flags early when milestones are at risk.
  • Take ownership of program-level design and support efforts.

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