Commissioning Engineer

Commissioning Engineer

We are seeking a Commissioning Engineer to join our Corporate/Intelligent Buildings team.

Commissioning Engineer

Location:  UK home-based

The Role

The Intelligent Buildings department sits within the Corporate Division and is responsible for developing the company’s intelligent buildings offering to its clients, looking for ways in which ‘smart building’ technology can achieve maximum efficiency for clients for their utility consumption.

This role is directly responsible for technical implementation and commissioning of all projects and services offered by the Intelligent Buildings department.


  • To work with the project engineers and co-ordinator to assure that all work tasks are managed correctly for the succecful completion of projects.
  • Communicate and liaison on a day to day basis with our client on all commissioning activities, testing, witnessing and handover.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy working environment for themselves and others, at office or site locations. Operating to site requirements, Project Method statements and risk assessments, SE Health & Safety system.
  • Pre-commission control systems, field devices and main plant items (motors, inverters etc).
  • Commission controllers, networks and field devices into a complete system.
  • Write and commission controller software through to the Graphical user interface.
  • Configure and commission graphics.
  • Document commissioning progress, site reports and assist with O & M manuals.
  • Handover and demonstrate the completed system to customer/ consultant.
  • Aid supervision of the installation and liaison with contractors.
  • Ensure applicable local and industry codes and standards are implemented in our daily activities.



  • Electrical Engineering HNC or similar
  • Tridium Certified



  • 2+ years’ experience in a commissioning role at a similar level, preferably gained in the same or an aligned technology based business, for example controls, Building Management Services (BMS) or Lighting.
  • Demonstrable experience of engineering knowledge in this sector and completion of similar scope projects.
  • Good knowledge of open protocol networks i.e. Modbus, bacNET, LON works, KNX etc.
  • Certification of installing at least one PLC based control systems (Tridium, Trend, Cylon, Siemens, Philip’s, Schneider etc)


  • Experience in the utility management sector is desirable.

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes, and Skills

  • A passion for understanding client needs and delivering a solution based service.
  • A problem solver, being able to efficiently rectify issues and find solutions for developing events.
  • A natural innovator and organiser, ensuring the Utilitywise vision and values are communicated and adhered to.
  • Drive, ambition and commitment to strengthen the organisations overall capability.
  • The ability to positively motivate and engage with colleagues and clients at all levels to achieve tangible outcomes.
  • Pride, passion and energy.
  • The ability to build and manage complex relationships.
  • Good communication skills.

Additional information

  • Proof of eligibility to work within the UK;
  • References to cover last 5 years’ employment.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering email to

The Company

Utilitywise is a high paced, high growth business that exists to support businesses of all shapes and sizes with their utility needs, be they simple or complex, by connecting our customers with the very best products and services in the market. Over the past ten years, Utilitywise has grown from a fledgling business to one that now supports tens of thousands of businesses across the UK and Ireland, and into Europe. From simply securing a great energy deals via our unrivalled relationships with suppliers, through to intelligent technology solutions, compliance expertise and innovative procurement services we can help businesses to save time, effort and money so they can focus on doing what they do best.

Our mission never stops however, and we are constantly exploring new ways to grow our business and deliver for customers with unique and differentiated propositions and channels.

The Group operates from its headquarters at Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside and currently employs approximately 1,600 staff across its operations.

Utilitywise was founded in 2006 as an energy procurement service provider for UK businesses. It has since grown and is now an established independent energy procurement and energy management business, it listed on the AIM market in 2012.

The Company negotiates rates with energy suppliers on behalf of business customers, provides an account care service and offers a range of products and services designed to help customers manage their energy consumption. Customers are based throughout the UK and in the Republic of Ireland, across a variety of industry sectors and the public sector, and range in size from small single site customers to large multi-site customers. In total Utilitywise has c.38,000 customers split across the two divisions; enterprise and corporate.

The Group has achieved strong revenue growth to date, seeing revenues rise from £11.7m in the financial year ended 31 July 2011 to £84.5m at financial year end July 2016. This is a result of strong like-for-like growth and the acquisitions of Clouds Environmental Consultancy, Aqua Veritas Consulting, Energy Information Centre and t-mac Technologies. Adjusted profit before tax rose from £16.7m in 2015 to £18.3m in 2016. Utilitywise has enjoyed in excess of 20% revenue growth year on year.

As the Group seeks to expand further, it has strengthened its already robust management team with the appointments of Brendan Flattery as CEO in October 2016 and the appointment of Richard Laker as CFO in January 2017.

Contact recruitment

You are applying for the Commissioning Engineer position.