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About The Role

We are looking to strengthen our Construction team with a Commissioning Manager, covering the establishment of teams for the South West Water and Essex and Suffolk Water Regions.  You will provide the required commissioning planning as both regions develop, grow the team as required and then take on one of these regions full time.  Travel between the regions will be required on occasion, so you may be physically located in any suitable MWH office in the south of England.

 You will report directly to the Head of Commissioning and Framework Director You will deliver commissioning planning and commissioning activities for all projects in the appointed region. You will also provide ownership of the commissioning process through all stages of a project lifecycle and achieving efficiencies associated with handover as the teams develop. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Resource prediction and management within the appointed regions - especially establishing a profile of growing team size
  • Day to day delivery of or management and coordination of all commissioning and commissioning planning activities, including planning for process commissioning and testing, within those regions.
  • Effective engagement with client and operational staff to:
  1. Obtain buy-in to proposed commissioning plans
  2. Ensure the effective integration of assets into the existing works without detriment and risk to service level agreements.
  3. Achieve fast and effective handovers (including the timely delivery of all commissioning documentation, training, etc).
  • Develop and operate an optimised interface with the MWHT engineering team to ensure “design for commissioning”.
  • Prepare training plans, organize specialist training by equipment suppliers and personally deliver training where appropriate.
  • Facilitate feedback of improvement information from commissioning.
  • Encourage and manage off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others.
  • Ensure Commissioning is carried out safely in accordance with regulations and procedures.
  • Ensure all necessary Commissioning documentation is produced in a timely manner and co-operate with Technical Documentation teams to ensure timely delivery of O&M manuals.
  • Drive efficiencies and operate tight change control procedures.
  • Monitor, measure and report on performance within those regions and drive continuous improvement
  • In conjunction with other Commissioning Managers and the Head of Commissioning, develop and improve commissioning processes and systems.

About You

  • Relevant degree (electrical, mechanical or process) or other relevant qualification
  • Site experience in commissioning, preferably in water industry
  • Electrical SAP qualification desirable
  • Previous experience as a senior commissioning engineer or site based manager manager. 
  • Mobile across the south of England, able to travel when required.

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build provider working in the water sector. With over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, supporting six long-term water sector frameworks and two recently won frameworks, operating both as a sole contractor but also in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential, creating opportunity by inviting, embracing, and celebrating difference, our goal as an employer is to motivate, and develop our employees. By fostering a diverse range of talents and perspectives we ensure we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed. Embracing diversity of all kinds enables us to provide a work environment and culture that plays a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills.

As signatories to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant, we have made a promise to support our forces, working with the CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind, a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace. We don’t just tick boxes; we live these values every day.

What MWH offer

Packages include - 

  • A competitive salary
  • Hybrid Working (Jobs needs dependent)
  • Car/car allowance (Jobs needs dependent)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc


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