HV Design Engineer Utilities

Recruiter
Jarvis King
Location
East Kilbride
Salary
£34000 - £52000/annum Excellent benefits, pension, flexi w
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HV Electrical Design Assurance Engineer ( experience in substation HV plant application at voltage levels up to 132kV, gained within a distribution utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment )

Location: East Kilbride, Scotland

Exceptional salary and career development prospects

Essential requirements:

* Proven technical capability associated with the design, configuration, and layout of power system LV/HV Plant. Preference will be given to individuals with experience in substation HV plant application at voltage levels up to 132kV, gained within a distribution utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment
* Preferably been operating within the UK Utilities Industry particularly within the area of new connections and networks for an ICP or DNO and will be able to give technical advice within one or more of the following areas (1) Substation design up to 132kV, (2) Electric Main and Service Laying and (3) Electrical Jointing
* Broad knowledge of distribution technologies and a good understanding of how these technologies influence the operation and performance of the system
* Proven ability of working with internal and external parties, eg. equipment suppliers, manufacturers, service providers, professional bodies, and working within a strong team-working culture

Qualifications:
* Bachelors Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
* Chartered Engineer
* Experience of computer based calculation packages

Key Accountabilities:

* Responsible for the design of distribution systems from LV to 132kV for Commercial, Residential and Generation schemes including new connection agreements.
* Reviewing in-house designs and those produced by external contractors.
* Experience in the concepts required in the safe design and operation of electrical networks, and development construction.
* Advising on design and design change issues.
* Specialist in an Electrical field but experience and extensive knowledge of other Engineering fields would be advantageous.
* Substantial experience with Construction and Design Management (CDM).
* Ensure that design projects are undertaken by competent personnel and sub-contractors reviewing designs created by others
* Accountable for the effective delivery of the assigned tasks and deliverables of projects to time, to the required quality and to budget
* Undertake site visits / non-intrusive surveys as required as part of the design activities or as part of site support
* Ensuring risks are proactively identified, assessed and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project
* Risk and CDM management.

Please note, this is a permanent position with an International Engineering Business