I&C Field Commissioning Engineer / Technician

Location: Olkiluoto, Finland
Estimated start date: 15.10.2018
Duration: Until 31.01.2019

Position description

We are currently looking for I&C Field Commissioning Engineers / Technicians for our client in Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant, Finland. We are offering challenging work in an international project environment.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

1. Planning (preparation):

  • Get a set of field devices assigned to him / her by the Expediting Team Leader according to the project priorities and time schedule. Re-testing is part of the scope entrusted to the expediter
  • Sort out the treatment of the field devices as per scheduled target date (priority) in order to assure a at least a one week test front work
  • Review the Appendix 4 of the process SCP (System Commissioning Program) hosting the entrusted field devices to make sure that the list of items subject to SCI52/53 copes with the list of items s/he is in charge of. In case of discrepancies, escalate to Expediting Team Leader
  • Review the elements which made up the loops (sensor / drive – junction box/penetration – I&C and electrical cabinets – HMI) based on the detailed design documentation

2. Execution:

  • Verify that the construction inspection report has been issued (ECI) as well as SCI52/53 permit to test
  • Check the energization of the components involved in the loop and escalate to Expediting Team Leader if needed be
  • Verify on a daily basis the status of work orders – permit to test and red/ yellow blockings impacting the assigned field devices and inform per e-mail with a 3 days’ notice their owners for removal or suspension
  • Carry-out a daily walk down inside the electrical rooms for checking the status of the OIO and electrical and process padlocks as a complement of the previous step in order to follow-up their removal and escalate to construction and/or process branch managers if needed be
  • Assign a list of field devices for site walk down to shift leaders - collect their feedback and initiate the corrective actions (e.g. ask the owner of the system to get scaffolding built)
  • Check the progress of the changes required prior to the execution of the tests (CRDCR – FCR or ICCR) and communicate to the engineering / construction coordinators the priorities as per time schedule

3. Control and monitoring:

  • Populate the follow-up database on a real-time basis in order to keep an accurate status of the field device front work
  • Assure a reliable 2 weeks’ look ahead time schedule
  • Report to the Expediting Team Leader the expected quantity of field devices that can be released every day – propose corrective actions in case the production target is not met

4. Closure:

The completion of the commissioning activities related to I&C field devices is sanctioned by following events:

  • All field devices entrusted have been unlocked for being tested


  • General and technical background expected:
  • Engineer degree or highly skilled Technician degree in automation field
  • Experience in sensor calibration
  • Experience in commissioning activities on sensors, actuators, switches and similar field devices
  • EPR knowledge would be a plus
  • Good relational and communication skills,
  • Analysis and synthesis skills,
  • Rigorous especially for adherence to procedures in force on site including configuration management
  • Good oral expression & writing skills
  • Ability to work in an international team 
  • Aware of HSE and IT security aspects
  • Knowledge of Microsfot Office Suite with a focus on Excel and preferably Access


  • Knowledge of the standard calibration tools and procedures for pressure – temperature – Ph – flow – level – conductivity sensors
  • Familiar with standard testing tools (e.g. multimeter, decade counter)
  • Familiar with circuit testing procedures
  • Capacity of reading mechanical documents (e.g. P&IDs or isometrics) and I&C detailed design documents


  • Fluent English required
  • Ability with French, German or Finnish considered as a benefit

Please register as a jobseeker and apply for the position through our website. 

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Mrs. Sanna Uronen by E-mail, sanna.uronen@enersense.com.

Drug test and concise security clearance will be done for the selected person in order to get the permanent access to OL3 site.

Please note that due to client´s urgent need only applicants with a valid working permit / EU-citizenship can be considered.

The post will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.

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