Job Description

Transformer Commissioning Engineer

Job Introduction

This is a home-based position where the individual could be located anywhere in the UK.

We are currently seeking a Transformer Commissioning Engineer to carry out on-site commissioning, fault diagnosis, maintenance, inspections, repairs and modification of a range of Transformer and Tapchanger products across our UK and overseas clients.

Role Responsibility

  • Commissioning, repair and maintenance of the companies range of Transformer and Tapchanger products, both on site and in factory.
  • Test Power and Grid transformers up to 132kV.
  • Undertake fault diagnosis of transformers and related equipment; test and rectify as necessary.
  • Interpret specifications and technical requirements; prepare method statements and prepare detailed and concise reports for submission to customers. Attend technical meetings on site and at customers' premises.
  • Undergo training if necessary to ensure that current and future H&S requirements are met at all times.
  • Supervise and train customers' site personnel.
  • Carry out an on-site risk assessment on every assignment and record details thereof on the special form provided.
  • Provide written reports on completion of each assignment.
  • Ensure all data protection activities of personal and special category data; pertaining to current employees, customers and all other external stakeholders, are done so in line with the company's data Protection Policy.
  • The job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and you may be required to undertake various duties as may reasonably be required of you by the Company

The Ideal Candidate

  • Adaptable and effective Transformer Commissioning Engineer.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Drive to continually improve quality
  • Customer focused
  • Enquiring mind, willingness to adopt new approaches
  • Flexible and willing to adapt
  • Numerate
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work
  • Able to undertake extensive UK site working, in addition to attending sites both offshore and overseas, often for protracted periods.
  • This is a challenging and important role requiring a high degree of technical competence with a corresponding level of self-sufficiency and resourcefulness, as global time difference often mean that factory support is not immediately available.
  • Experience in dealing with customers effectively


  • Minimum HNC (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering
  • Qualified through a recognised Technical apprenticeship in tapchangers or transformers
  • A minimum of four year's experience required in transformer/tapchanger test/commissioning.
  • Experience in representing the company at customers' sites and operating remotely on own initiative whilst observing the requirements set down in the company's code of Conduct for Commissioning Engineers.
  • Able to work with company's rules and guidance notes on health and safety, including operation of safe systems of work in relation to high voltage and medium voltage electrical systems and work in a heavy industrial environment.

If you are interested in this role please apply to this advert immediately. Attractive salary on offer for the right person. We are looking for an ASAP start.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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