Principal OLE Design Engineer

SPL Powerlines UK Ltd
Derby, UK
20 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal OLE Design Engineer

SPL Powerlines Group is delivering some of the largest and complex overhead line projects for Network Rail, due to increased workloads we are looking to recruit a Design Manager to join our team .
Full time minimum 39 hours per week.
Salary: To be discussed, dependent on qualifications and experience

Job Description:
Provide technical leadership in all aspects of electrification design including mechanical, electrical and civil engineering interfaces
Fulfil the role of Contractor's Responsible Engineer
Identify gaps in software tools which could improve design efficiency and quality and develop those tools either in-house or via external suppliers
Produce design packages in a BIM environment
Manage the workload of direct reports
Deliver projects within the timescale and budget constraints
Implement assurance processes to ensure a high quality design output for all deliverables
Lead by example and implement a safe by design approach on all projects
Undertake the role of Project Manager if required

Minimum Requirements
Significant experience working on overhead line technical design
Detailed knowledge of Network Rail OLE systems such as Master Series, Series 1, Series 2 and OLEMI
Technical expert working on 25Kv systems including knowledge of earthing and bonding, switching and autotransformer systems
Experience of working in a client facing role
Detailed understanding of CAD and software tools
Excellent knowledge of the electrification and plant discipline
Experience of working on large multidisciplinary rail projects.

Preferred Qualifications
HND, BSc, BEng or MEng degree in Engineering
Chartered Engineer (or working towards) and member of a professional institution

No agencies need apply.

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