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Electrical Design Engineer 40-50k DOE

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH117256
  • Location: England, Suffolk, Ipswich
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 27/11/2017
My client is actively seeking is an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join a well-established power and renewables consultancy that work closely within private networks, DNO'S, IDNO's & generator providers.

Due to the complexity of the projects candidates must be experienced working within or directly on DNO connection projects. You will have a proven track record of working major projects and an
Impressive portfolio of designing and delivering major 132kV schemes while also comfortably completing projects at the lower voltages.

While this role is ideal for an experienced electrical engineer who can demonstrate the above criteria and has worked on grid connection and infrastructure projects, the candidate must also be experienced within the civil aspect of these projects. There is a large civil element to these works

SKILLS & QUALIFICATION

*HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
*Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft applications, in particular: Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint. Experience of specialist software like CDEGS, Amtech also desirable.
*Good knowledge of power systems, renewable energy and protection design at all voltages.
*Sound understanding of company, industry & regulatory standards, policies and their application to the role.
*Awareness of current and technological developments in distribution plant and equipment.
*Competent in resolving a range of technical engineering issues and providing advice to internal design and construction teams.
*Acting as consultant to our customers for any technical queries.
*Assisting the tendering department with technical guidance for any proposed schemes.
*Taking a brief scope of works and producing a detailed design based on relevant standards.
*Preparing site layouts for multi staged substations construction projects up to 132kV.
*Produce detailed electrical control and protection drawings for construction of large schemes.
*Managing external civil design contractors and overseeing civil designs to ensure compatibility with the electrical requirements.
*Compiling a set of technical information for approval by the appropriate DNO or IDNO.
*Preparation of functional specifications and ordering high value technical plant.
*The ability to produce protection settings and write relay programme scheme logic also desirable.
*A good safety culture and sound understanding of Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations.
*Well organised with the ability to schedule work to meet tight timescales and deadlines.
*Good team player and the ability to communicate with a range of people at all levels both verbally and in writing.
*Comfortable with working unsupervised, setting and attain own targets, identify and implement innovative cost saving solutions, as well as being commercially astute.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office