Commissioning Engineer (EU Passport Holder Only)

Siemens Nederland N.V.
  • Den Haag
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 40 uur
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Are you a commissioning engineer, who is ready for the next step and looking for an international career? Do you want to be the problem solver in international and dynamic projects? We are looking forward to meeting you!

Currently, Smart Infrastructure department at Siemens is looking for an international commissioning engineer for their rapidly growing center of competence for data centers. You will join the commissioning team of 5 engineers. The team is part of the “Data Center Distribution Systems” department, which is primarily responsible for the realization of multidisciplinary hyper scale data center projects across Europe.
The department consists of 150 colleagues of which approximately 100 engineers and the project scope includes engineering, manufacturing, installation, testing and commissioning of energy distribution systems, such as medium and low voltage switchgear, transformers, busway systems, protection relays, automation and monitoring systems and modular structures like E-Houses and Skids.

Among all these different roles, the commissioning engineer is the onsite technical Siemens representative and is responsible for the full testing and commissioning process of our deliverables. The goal during this phase is to deliver the project within the agreed timeline according to our high quality standards. Apart from meeting the deadlines, the work also needs to be performed in a safe manner and the commissioning engineer will actively contribute to this. Furthermore, there is involvement in the installation phase of the project, e.g. supervising our sub contractors and colleagues deployed by other countries. You guard our high quality standards in strict compliance with the relevant procedures.


What are the responsibilities in this job?
 Completing commissioning process in line with agreed performance indicators (safe, according time schedule, at requisite quality level, within budget);
 Overseeing, coordinating and managing the commissioning team;
 Monitoring commissioning results according to technical requirements;
 Ensuring commissioning team performs work by following defined guidelines, processes and procedures;
 Acting as Siemens’ onsite technical representative and attending the various commissioning meetings and other commissioning related decision-making milestones;
 Taking care of commissioning related site administrative tasks (e.g. scheduling works, update drawings in line with onsite modifications, closure of open items in commissioning systems);
 Assessing risks and opportunities at site (e.g. economic, organizational or contractual risks);
 Monitoring compliance to standards, regulations, laws, quality and EHS guidelines.

For the smaller projects you will take care of the testing and commissioning yourself. For the larger projects you will manage and lead a commissioning team which takes care of performing the works.


What do you need to to be considered for this position?
 A higher-education qualification such as Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical engineering;
 A convincing record of professional experience in the commissioning field;
 Expertise in data center projects (or the energy / utility industry);
 Safety is in your DNA;
 Strong communication skills, positive and a ‘can do’ mentality;
 Detailed knowledge in testing and commissioning of power distribution systems (e.g. MV & LV switchgear and transformers);
 Experienced in testing and commissioning of secondary systems (e.g. CT’s, VT’s, protection relays, automation & control systems and bus communication protocols);
 Hand-on experience with relevant testing and commissioning methods, equipment and reporting (e.g. primary- and secondary injection, ductor, insulation resistance, HiPot, fault finding and functional testing);
 Willing to work on projects abroad for a longer period;
 Fluent in English (Dutch language would be great);
 Driving license.


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies.

This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. 


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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