Design Engineer

Blu Coal Ltd
Braintree, Essex
£35000 - £50000/annum Full permanent package
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Designing and reviewing and of Electrical designs for the successful delivery of Residential and Commercial Electricity infrastructure projects up to 33kV

Blu Coal are delighted to offer an opportunity for a Design and Planning Engineer, experienced in new distribution network connections, to join an exciting team in an established ICP High Voltage business that is growing at a fast pace. The Design and planning Engineer will be responsible for the design and planning associated with contestable connections for 11/33kV Installations.

Duties to include for the Design Engineer:

· Designing and planning commercial developments including high voltage networks.

· Responsible for providing electrical distribution engineering technical input to allocated design projects up to 33kV for both ICP and Network Operator design purposes.

· Liaising with DNO's obtaining Point of Connection and design approval for DNO and ICP schemes.

· Undertake designs, plans, estimations and quotations for both low voltage and high voltage ICP connections.

· Producing tender documentation.

· Provide advice on material selection, cable laying and jointing methodology adhering to UK electrical legislation and statutory responsibilities.

Skills & Qualifications

· Design of 11kV/33kV new connections is essential, higher voltages would be advantageous but not essential.

· Understanding of the distribution industry and associated standards/regulations.

· Previous DNO / ICP experience will be highly regarded but not essential.

· You will be degree educated in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with design experience in Electrical power system and/or plant design, Electrical power system protection or Electrical protection design and analysis software.

· A strong knowledge of client’s technical needs and requirements is a must. Experience of Transformers, Switchboards, Switchgear and Power cables is desirable and technical leadership and experience of preparation of proposals is key.

If you are an electrical Design Engineer interested in to hear more regarding this position, please call Nick Lawson on (Apply online only)