Commissioning Manager (Data Centre)

Commissioning Manager (Data Centre)

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    Building & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day, Benefits: Permanent Candidates will also be considered

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Commissioning Manager (Data Centres)
Central London + Willing to consider contract or permanent candidates)

Permanent rates Depending on experience, plus bonus, holiday, life assurance, healthcare, holiday buying and selling, cycle to work

Contract rates £400-450per day Ltd Company

A fantastic opportunity to join a specialist service company dedicated to all technical engineering aspects of operating buildings to ensure clients enjoy the whole life benefits inherent in their design. We are looking for an experienced Commissioning Manager for a data centre projects located across UK and Europe.

If you have a background as an electrically biased Data Centre Commissioning Manager or are looking to step up into a role of this nature then please don’t hesitate to get in touch,

Role Responsibilities
  • Review commissioning Tech Subs for technical content and contract compliance and organise workshops with Trade Contractors and the Client to expedite sign off
  • Produce commissioning plans
  • Produce a commissioning programme
  • Produce a test and commissioning tracker document
  • Produce a schedule of commissioning RAMS (Risk Assessments/Method Statements)
  • Review, comment and approve sub-contractors commissioning RAMS
  • Organise and attend all equipment factory acceptance testing (FAT)
  • Produce reports following FAT visits
  • Monitor the equipment tagging process
  • Check the ongoing installation for commissioning readiness
  • Interface with the Package Manager's on installation matters impacting the commissioning process
  • Produce a weekly progress report which will include a drop line of progress against the commissioning programme, dashboard report from test and commission tracker schedule, 4 week look-ahead schedule and a schedule of key issues/observations
  • Assist the Contractors in the preparation of the L1, L2, L3 & L4 commissioning documents
  • Attend daily commissioning meetings to drive the time management and resource planning with Consultant and Contractors
  • Follow up, and manage through commissioning issues arising and get them closed out to agreed deadlines
  • Manage with the Trade Contractors all issues raised and noted on the Clients IRL (commissioning Issues Resolution Log) Note - All issues raised by the client team are on the IRL and must be closed out to achieve FR (facility ready)
  • Liaise with Consultant and Contractors in a proactive manner to close out commissioning issues arising
  • L1 – L4 test witnessing and assisting in dealing with commissioning snags arising
  • Ensuring all relevant parties are on site for each commissioning activity
  • Ensuring all requisite test equipment is provided for each test.
  • Managing labour on site during testing and commissioning activities
  • Collating all test documentation for inclusion within the record documentation
  • Work closely with the BMS commissioning Manager to fully test and commission the BMS interfaces in readiness for L4 & 5 testing
  • Work with the FA Commissioning Manager to fully test and commission the FA interfaces in readiness for the L4 C&E testing
  • Provide assistance to, and interface with the Technical Author in respect of the O&M Manuals - commissioning testing
Role Requirements
  • Fully conversant with ASHRAE testing levels 1-5
  • Understanding of BSRIA and CIBSE guidelines
  • Electrical biased with previous data centre experience
  • Good 11kV experience
  • Understanding of equipment tagging systems
  • Ability to produce programmes in Microsoft Project
  • Ability to develop good, positive relationships with all parties involved in the commissioning delivery process
  • Proven management and mentoring of people / motivational skills
  • Proven management of situations – organisational aspects
Management of a team and the ability to review design drawings, specifications and technical submittals in order to produce a commission-ability reviews, together with client liaison

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.