Electrical Fitter/Commissioning Engineer

Location South Yorkshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - 40000 per year Pension + OT
Contact Andrew Bairstow
Call 07917 043 687
Reference AB914112

Electrical Fitter and Commissioning Engineer

£35,000-£40,000 + Pension + Overseas allowances + OT

OTE approx. £48K

Based in South Yorkshire

75% workshop based electrical, mechanical assembly, test and pre-commissioning.

25% service and commissioning of machinery all over the world

The Company:

A technology focused business that design and manufacture special purpose machinery that is exported worldwide. They are a market leading business; their equipment is complex and they have an excellent reptation in the industry for product innovation.

Due to expansion, they are looking for additional commissioning engineers to support he build, test and worldwide commissioning of their equipment on customer sites.

The Role:

This is a unique position I many ways:

  • The commissioning engineer will become the product specialist by building and testing (electrically biased) the machinery in their state of the art workshop in Rotherham.
  • This involves electrical, and mechanical assembly, reading from schematics.
  • The equipment is PLC controlled.
  • Panel wiring and machine wiring.
  • You will then be the commission engineer for the customer, spending a few weeks away from home at a time in places like USA, China, Europe

Required Experience:

The commissioning engineer will be qualified electrical engineer with a NVQ3 as a minimum.

This is a very technical product but and although full product training is given but you must be an excellent problem solver and a strong customer facer.

Flexibility to travel and work away from home is essential (approx 25% travel per year)

You could be a maintenance engineer looking for more variety in your role, a service engineer looking for international travel or a workshop based engineer looking for that next step in your progression.


  • A varied role with a mix of workshop and site work
  • Market leading business
  • Excellent training and development prospects
  • Paid OT and expenses system to increase your earnings.
  • A friendly and supportive team to work with and learn from

Interviews can be arranged immediately so apply by following the online instructions or send a CV to andrew.bairstow@ata-recruitment.co.uk

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