Senior Electrical Planner

BRITE Services Ltd
£36,844 - 42,199 per year + DOE
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An award winning electricity distribution network which provides the highest quality of service and receives the Government's Charter Mark scheme accolade every year is seeking a Senior Electrical Planner to join its busy depot based in Plymouth. The company provides an excellent pension scheme alongside other benefits such as free parking, above average holiday entitlement, access to the Employee Assistance programme and ongoing training and development within the role.

The company is a well-established electricity company with over 7 million customers covering the South West, South Wales and the Midlands.

Working as a Senior 11kv Planner within an acclaimed energy distributor, your main duties will be:-

- Connection design to include feasibility studies, budget quotes or firm quotations for new loads including embedded generation and for new connections with significant disturbing loads or non-linear characteristics.

- Progressing of necessary consents for accepted quotations, preparation of technical reports, capital sanctions, connection offers, plant & meter orders and connection & responsibility agreements and the updating of CROWN routing and tracking.

- Design of 11kV network reinforcement/replacement and automation schemes including load flow and fault level analysis.

- Technical support and coordination with Network Services planners in the Plymouth area

- Co-ordination with Primary Design on 33kv schemes.

- Annual collation of anticipated future load connection data to support preparation of Long Term Development Statements & Load Forecasts by Primary System Design

- On-site Power Quality measurements to establish background harmonic or flicker values.

You should have an analytical mind, with a methodical approach to problem solving, the ability to present information in a clear and reasoned way and be able to confidently deal with customers directly including Architects, Developers, and Businesses.

Experience of network modeling and analysis and the use of Crown, Des/Emu, Windebut, HV Genie and other design tools as required would be an advantage. Ideally you should be qualified to HNC/HND level or be prepared to study to attain this qualification.

Applicants may not necessarily possess all the skills required to carry out the role at present but should have the confidence and ability to reach the necessary standards with training. Where appropriate, the appointment will initially be on a designate basis pending completion of the required training.

You will need to be mobile throughout the area and a flexible attitude is essential as you may be asked to undertake other duties to assist the team in meeting its objectives.

If you would like to apply for this role, please apply today for more information!