Position: BEMS/BMS Commissioning Manager
Salary: Negotiable
Ref: 541850_1669302021
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 24/11/2022
Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 22/12/2022
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Greater London and Southeast Regions

Salary: Competitive + company car/cash allowance, performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

What is the Role?

In this role youll time will be typically split between the following activities:

Line management responsibility for a team of engineers, including and not limited to:

  • Resource allocation and planning to meet with project/department requirements
  • Setting and monitoring of individual team members performance objectives
  • Ensuring that correct Health & Safety documentation (such as RAMS) are in place and adhered to
  • Identification of engineers skills gaps and associated training requirements
  • Ensuring correct company processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Maintaining operating standards and principles in line with those set nationally
  • Ensuring that the appropriate project handover documentation is completed (including O&Ms)


  • The commissioning the installation of BEMS and Control systems in line with Customer design requirements and those outlined by the Project/Contract Manager, within agreed timescales.
  • Supporting and maintaining a collaborative working environment with internal & external customers and stakeholders. Whilst creating a high-performance culture in Project Delivery Teams, this will enable the business to meet and exceed both customer needs and business objectives.
  • During the commissioning process, youll compose your own software strategies and graphics engineering, youll perform physical wiring checks and plant start-ups, provide technical support to other trades and sub-contractors and carry out trouble shooting to diagnose system defects.
  • Involvement with customers validation processes and execution as part of Commissioning works and Project handover procedures

What do I need?

Youll ideally possess a HNC/HND in Building Services, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Youll also have extensive experience in commissioning BEMS and Control systems of Siemens PX range and Trend IQ4 range of controls, with the following desirable but not essential - Tridium. Youll be a high level engineer with experience of Siemens Desigo CC and Trend IQ Vision including full integration of M-Bus, Modbus, Bacnet protocols.

Excellent communication skills and report writing are essential to maintain strong relationships with all team members and customers, with a strong history of Microsoft Office suite.

Youll have great interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to deliver to deadlines.

Extremely well organised and able to manage a number of contracts, direct reports and customers at any one time.

Ability to think laterally and creatively to develop innovative solutions to challenges and identify opportunities for improvement and advantage.

Candidates must have experience of managing and motivating people, setting objectives and inspiring other to achieve. However consideration will be given to those who are interested in progressing from the position of commissioning engineer

Due to the nature of this role, its essential you possess a full driving licence.

About our Business

SSE Energy Solutions is the Distributed Energy (DE) and Private Networks business of SSE plc. We finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers - providing them with a market leading project development service and certainty of operational performance and asset management.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days),enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

To discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact