Package Engineer - Electrical/ Commissioning

Location Amsterdam
Discipline: Engineering
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Lesley-Anne Donohue

Job ref: 010763

Dornan are currently recruiting for a Commissioning Engineer to work on our landmark datacentre near Amsterdam.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Europe and the UK. 

Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Power, Waste to Energy, Commercial, Data Centre and Petrochemical.


You will join a hard working ambitious team and you will benefit from a supportive culture, where your ideas and contributions will be recognised.



  • Reporting to Project Directors, the Commissioning Engineer will be managing the overall M&E commissioning on one project at one time.
  • The Commissioning Engineer will be required to manage and interface with multiple stakeholders, client, client representatives, commission management companies, principal contractors and specialist subcontractors.
  • Strong interface with project planners to develop project schedules to high degree of accuracy.
  • Assisting and supporting close out of project with ability to lead key commissioning aspects such as:
  • -FWT Scripts
  • -Vendor management
  • -ITP Production and management
  • -Pressure profiling
  • -Cause and Effect testing
  • -Environmental testing
  • -Integrated system testing
  • -Black Building testing
  • -Water Quality management
  • -Air and Water balancing
  • Preconstruction activities and advise such as commission ability reviews and reviews of MMC to ensure compliance with standards and best practice.
  • Collating and updating commissioning reports from multiple projects.
  • Attendance at offsite factory testing.
  • Assistance with client aftercare during defects liability and soft landings periods.
  • Developing and checking of key commissioning documents such as C&E, IST, Black Building, Smoke Extract against relevant standards and the employers’ requirements.
  • Understanding of BMS controls commissioning and of other control packages such as SCADA, BAS & EPMS.

Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant Engineering qualification - Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), or equivalent, trade qualification - preferred but not essential.
  • 5+ years’ experience within construction with significant experience in M&E.
  • Has a good understanding of commissioning codes and procedures within DC projects
  • Pro-actively always builds good relationships with clients and reviews service levels to meet client expectations.

Why Dornan?

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team.
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path , always seeking opportunities to promote from within.
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD.
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building , social and charity events.
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in-house Health & Wellbeing advisor.

These are great opportunities to travel and work on high profile exciting projects, where you will experience working in diverse teams in some of Europe’s most vibrant cities. Here at Dornan, we have a fantastic company culture and environment, that’s why we are an award-winning employer.


We provide accommodation, transport and rotation flights for overseas candidates, as well as a living allowance.