Until the end of February 2021, we are looking for an experienced I&C Overall Commissioning Engineer with experience in NPP and TXP/TXS. This is a 9-month contractor role in Eurajoki, Finland

Role description

This position reports to the Process, Overall, or Architecture commissioning Engineer

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • Review of the commissioning schedule to identify tests to be prepared
  • Identify the equipment involved in the tests and their expected status
  • Check if any interlocks which could block the test and identify measures to ensure execution of the test
  • Check plant condition at the time of the test and test boundaries, incl. active simulation/temporary modification
  • Identify any missing or blocking signal and identify measures to ensure execution of the test
  • Plan an I&C test preparation task in the overall commissioning schedule to cover the implantation of simulations/temporary modification


  • Implement requested simulation after impact analysis on running process systems
  • Request I/O cards availability according to components involved
  • Support process or overall tests according to applicable procedures
  • Record any simulation change during test execution according to traceability procedures in force
  • Provide support for logic troubleshooting whenever function tests are failing
  • Remove simulations related to test after execution\
  • Assist to the preparation of the test reports- Enforcement of the IT
  • Security and HSE rules including applicable PTT / PTW processes
  • Manage interfaces with Engineering and I&C system commissioning for clarification, open points and troubleshooting

Control and monitoring:

  • Retrieve and review periodically the list of implemented simulation/temporary simulation with the Process commissioning engineer for the systems in charge of to identify and removed outdated
  • Check if the implemented simulations list is in line with the simulation traceability tool
  • Inform Process, Overall, or Architecture CE in case of any deviation in the simulation list/state
  • Provide inputs to progress measurement and reporting linked to his / her activities
  • Initiate corrective actions in case of deviations


  • The completion of the commissioning activities related to the entrusted activities is sanctioned by the following events:
    Simulations are removed after tests execution; I&C related information is provided to Process, Overall, or Architecture commissioning engineer for test report completion; Open points are recorded in the Open point tracking tool

Essential skills

  • Engineer degree in automation field or generalist
  • Experience in design/engineering, manufacturing, test bay or commissioning based on the TXP product line
  • Familiarity with a portion of one of the following product lines:
    • TELEPERM XP (Tec4function tool; ES 680 Engineering and Commissioning Tools; Web4TXP Process Engineering and Commissioning Tools;
    • AS 620B [FUM] Automation System including communication modules; Establishment and/or review of TXP system test procedures) or
    • TELEPERM XS (TXS technology [both hardware and software products];
    • TXS Engineering and Maintenance equipment as well as peripheral testing tools either at Test Bay or during Commissioning; Establishment and/or review of TXS system test procedures)
  • Fluency in English

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