Commissioning Manager

Contact Cian Kavanagh
  • Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
  • Location: UKLondon & SE
  • Sector: Power & Energy

Our client is seeking a Commissioning Manager to join their team in Aylesford. Our client is a leading global Provider of Specialist Design, Engineering and Construction Services across a variety of key sectors including Data Centres, Renewables and Transmission and Distribution Utilities.

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  • Manage all commissioning activities on the project site, including setup, supervision, and finalization of the Commissioning plan.
  • Lead a team of commissioning and testing personnel on-site.
  • Direct the Commissioning Tagging process and associated procedures.
  • Provide regular progress updates on Commissioning activities internally and externally.
  • Chair weekly commissioning meetings and guide tasks.
  • Attend meetings with Main Contractor and clients, delivering progress reports.
  • Collaborate with project planners to establish the Project commissioning schedule.
  • Manage “Lock Out – Tag Out” processes.
  • Oversee Area Control Permits issuance for controlled areas, particularly Electrical Switch rooms.
  • Compile Testing and Commissioning Documentation and verify results.
  • Manage the Project Commissioning Schedule alongside other trades, Package Leads, and Client requirements.
  • Track testing and commissioning personnel and issue labor allocation Tracker sheets.
  • Supervise on-site commissioning operations.
  • Monitor sub-contractor activities and hold weekly documented meetings.
  • Oversee commissioning-related snagging and ensure timely issue closure.
  • Participate in various project meetings and facilitate issue resolution.
  • Implement a weekly lookahead plan for coordination with vendors and trades.
  • Issue internal weekly progress reports with completion percentages and risk elements.
  • Foster professional relationships with General Contractor, Client, and third-party commissioning Teams.


  • Engineering degree and minimum 5 years’ commissioning manager experience, preferably in industrial projects.
  • Comprehensive expertise in Mechanical and Electrical systems of Data Centres.
  • Strong knowledge of building regulations and European standards.
  • Proficient in Integrated Systems Testing and digital documentation management.
  • Organizational skills for task prioritization and meeting project constraints.
  • Excellent communication skills for reports and interactions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Effective client and vendor interaction for adherence to specifications and timely commissioning.
  • Delegation and leadership capabilities.
  • Thrives in collaborative environments with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional time management capabilities.

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