• Job Ref: 9222
  • GPC Mobile: 086-0119146
  • GPC Job Phone: 086-0119146
  • salary: €45k - €55k

Due to continued growth, one of my clients are searching for a Junior Commissioning Engineer to join the substation team to plan and carry out commissioning testing of substation equipment and in particular protection equipment to ensure network capital investment is safe and fit for purpose. Role to cover the Republic of Ireland.. This client is a utility infrastructure consultancy and construction company, operating extensively within the utilities sector in Ireland, the UK and internationally.


  • Assist in commissioning primary, secondary and ancillary plant forming part of Transmission System
  • Assist in commissioning testing of instrument transformers, power transformers and HV GIS switchgear.
  • Assist in commissioning testing of protection relays using Omicron test equipment
  • Maintain test records and collate test results for incorporation into H&S Files for project.
  • Work thorough all schematics, cubicle wiring and functional testing.
  • Have knowledge of typical protection philosophies as applied to Transmission Systems
  • Attend regular project meetings with client and project manager and address actions arising.
  • Assess site safety prior to engaging in commissioning activities
  • Contribute to the development of Method Statements/Risk Assessments to cover commissioning work activities.
  • Be self-motivated and be capable of working on own initiative without direct supervision


  • A relevant level qualification similar to HNC/Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of commissioning substations with voltages up to 400kV.
  • Experienced in supplier protection equipment e.g ABB, Siemens, Toshiba and knowledge of station digital control systems (SCS).


  • Salary circa €45k – €55k DOE
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Health Insurance Discount
  • Death in Service payment and more

If you are a Junior Commissioning Engineer considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally

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