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Site Engineer

Employer
GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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GRIDSERVE® is an international sustainable energy business headquartered in the UK. We develop, construct, own and operate premium solutions for critical energy applications. GRIDSERVE is breaking boundaries to achieve its ambitions to deliver sustainable energy and move the needle on climate change.

GRIDSERVE has delivered the most technically advanced hybrid solar projects ever built in the UK and is making electric vehicle charging as convenient as petrol refuelling, with a national network of ultra-fast, dependable Electric Forecourts® that provide drivers with the confidence to go electric. These are just some of the ways we are looking to provide sustainable solutions.

This is a newly created role within our Engineering team and we are seeking a motivated individual with excellent technical skills and proven experience in Site Engineering within the Energy sector.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work closely under the project management team to manage the on-site operations during the construction period to ensure on schedule completion and compliance with the company's high-quality standards.

  • Pre-condition site surveys
  • Initial site setup and establishment (supported by the HSE Site Manager)
  • Identification of local resources, materials, services
  • Assist the HSE Site Manager with establishment and ongoing management of welfare and waste facilities, as well as plant hire (as required)
  • Ongoing management of the on-site operations
  • Ensure correct implementation of electrical, civil, and mechanical construction drawings by the main Subcontractor
  • Supervise subcontractors schedule and works
  • Report to the Project Manager any deviations from the PoW or scope by the subcontractors
  • Quantity and quality receipt of on-site materials from main equipment and local suppliers
  • Manage construction flow and timetable
  • Provide technical support and guidance, solving on site problems
  • Preparation of daily, weekly, monthly progress reports and documentation for internal use and Client requirements
  • Ensure compliance with QHSE procedures
  • Management of site finishing works and demobilization
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes including anti-bribery policy and Environmental and Quality Management System (compliant with ISO 9001 and 14001)


Skills:
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years' experience in the construction of energy related projects such as battery storage projects and solar parks. Experience in battery storage projects is hugely desirable
  • Degree or an equivalent level of qualification in Engineering related discipline. Electrical Engineering is preferred
  • Ability of effective communication between external subcontractors and within the team
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret electrical, mechanical and civil construction drawings is essential
  • Working knowledge of AUTOCAD
  • Technical knowledge and experience to deliver from pre-construction to project delivery
  • Knowledge of basic power generation set up and components
  • Knowledge on testing and cold commissioning
  • Effective communicator by written and project update meeting
  • Understanding of toolbox talk and H&S policy for site
  • Awareness of UK rules and regulations
  • A self-motivated, proactive individual with good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills with ability to manage time effectively between multiple technically demanding projects
  • Demonstrate a logical approach to tasks with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to present complex technical results in a clear and concise manner
  • Hands-on approach, flexible and positive attitude
  • Attention to detail and strong focus on accuracy of information
  • Working knowledge of MS Office in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Full Driving license


Desirable Skills:
  • Understanding of Substation Design and Protection Coordination
  • Knowledge and experience with SCADA systems
  • BS7671 17th & 18th edition qualification and ability to deliver designs and specify required equipment according to the regulations
  • Understanding of LV/HV Distribution Design and Protection Coordination
  • Working knowledge of battery energy storage solutions (BESS), Energy Storage solutions (ESS) and EV charging


This role will require a presence on site during the construction delivery phase including commissioning and project handover to O&M.

Our Company:

GRIDSERVE® prides itself in providing a workplace that is friendly, encourages creativity and independence, empowering each team member to work at their best. We are passionate with an entrepreneurial spirit, hard- working but always find time to 'let our hair down'. Our Iver office is set in a private estate with lavish open grounds providing a great environment to work in.
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