Commissioning Engineer (CE3) (Ref BDEL082)

Job description

At Bridges we are more than Engineers. As a team we shape and support engineering and construction for our clients who in turn touch the daily lives of millions of people across the UK. We have a large diverse team of talented Safe & Happy People, combining their strengths and ambition to bring innovation and evolution which ensures Sustainability for all stakeholders.

Across our key sectors – Power and Energy, Water, and Aggregates – we deliver diverse and interesting projects and programmes throughout UK infrastructure. Our projects range in value from £5k to £10m taking the role of Principle Contractor and Principal Designer on schemes and also supporting our valued Tier 1 contractor clients in a subcontractor and off-site manufacturing capacity.

When you join us, you’ll be part of our exciting journey.

Wherever your journey begins with us, through mutual engagement, we’ll make sure you are supported and invested in. We believe in ‘team bridges’ and leadership at all levels with our guiding principles; Safe People, Happy People, Sustainable Business.

Come and be part of our team!

We are currently looking to recruit a Commissioning Engineer CE3 to work within the Thames Valley and the South West and Wales areas.

Lodging away will be required but not frequently. Travel is likely.



Good general understanding of Supply and Sewage water treatment

  • Assist with and carry out all types of Low Voltage electrical work
  • Reasonable understanding of mechanical systems related to Bridges general works
  • Interpretation of site drawings, and project and manufacturers information
    • Panel drawings
    • BCD/Loops/Schedules
    • P&ID
  • NICEIC Testing
  • Fault finding/diagnostics with drawings and support
  • Panel / Circuit modifications with drawings and support
  • Capable of commissioning:
    • Single plant items of general Bridges install, i.e. Floats, Ultra-sonic, flow-meter, DOL & S/D starters
    • Adjust Siemens and ABB VSD settings for site application
    • 2 Pump Pumping Station
    • Conduct training
  • Assist Systems Integrator with commissioning and modifications
  • Navigate HMI/SCADA systems
  • Personal health and safety and for others around you
  • Liaise with customers and the public in an appropriate manner
  • Good understanding of process risk for given task/project
  • Documentation of work and record keeping
  • Scheduling and coordinating work to tight deadlines
  • Ensuring that equipment works to its specification
  • Liaising with electricians/mechanical teams/project engineers
  • Prepare RAMS
  • Ensuring safe working conditions
  • Support site/design and management teams
  • Any other duties, as required.
  • To ensure that the commissioning of all site installations is carried out in line with safety standards and legislation
  • To ensure that the commissioning of all site installations is carried out in line with Bridges procedures
  • To ensure that all equipment works in line with its specification
  • To ensure that all commissioning is carried out within agreed timescales



  • Gold ECS card
  • CCNSG Safety Passport
  • EUSR Clean Water card
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Fitness to work medical
  • Knowledge of health & safety legislation and company procedures
  • Willingness to learn and undertake occupational and Health and Safety training
  • Numeric and reading skills
  • Prepared to take responsibility for self and others
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to give and take instruction
  • Completion of appropriate electrical qualifications
  • Good IT skills (Word and Excel)
  • Knowledge of:
  • Ethernet & industrial networks (ie Profibus, devicenet, etc)
  • VSD, soft start, star/delta, DOL starters
  • PLC & HMI/SCADA (programming not required)




RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing.  We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.


Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:


  • Competitive salaries
  • Health cash plan with Healthshield
  • Standard Life Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee recognition schemes

Bridges is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace.