LV/HV Electrical Design Engineer

11 Apr 2013
09 May 2013
Daniel Henton
Contract Type
Full Time

LV/HV Electric Design Engineer

Job Purpose
We have a requirement for an Electric Utility designer to join the existing multi-utility design and bid team. The purpose of the role is to help price and design multi-utility installations to be adopted by the Asset Owner.
Key Responsibilities for the role
The main requirement of the role is:
To work within the multi-utility design team Gas, Water and Electric, producing electric designs and quotations for contestable utility and projects in the utility sector
To ensure that designs are fully compliant with host utility specifications
To liaise with and incorporate customer requirements and advise on loading profiles, design layouts and delivery lead times
To ensure provision of all necessary consents and associated drawings

To achieve this you will:
Have an understanding of LV housing connections (230/400V)
Have an understanding of IDNO's
Have an understanding of MV/HV connections (6.6/11kV)
Have knowledge of Housing and Industrial / Commercial schemes incorporating Network Substations
Produce Electric design documents incorporating design risk assessments and calculations for approval by the Asset Owner
Attend site to undertake surveys
Produce and mark-up drawings in AutoCAD
Be commercially aware contractually regarding project variations

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Essential Technical role requirements
The job requires you to demonstrate:
A knowledge of AutoCAD (Although this is not essential)
Relevant design experience
Good communication Skills
A technical understanding of electrical specifications and CDM

Behavioural / Leadership
The role requires individuals to:
Plan and organise assigned workload of his/her own portfolio of designs and site visits
Ensure all assigned tasks are completed strictly in accordance with an agreed date
Ensure fully compliant designs are handed over in a timely way to the relevant Lead Design Manager or Construction Engineer
Continue to support the design team throughout the life of a project, particularly in the event of significant variations or the need for re-design

Candidates could also come from a Building Services background eg electrician turned designer, designer with site experience, project engineer with design experience.

This contract is paying between £25-35/hour depending on experience.

It is also important that you can start at relatively short notice as this is an urgent role.

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