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Plant/Substation Design Engineer

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: LONMS-PLANTDES-UK
  • Location: Location: Scotland, South Lanarkshire, Blantyre
  • Sector: Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 27/09/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Reporting to the Plant Engineering Group Head and Project Teams, responsible for developing and delivering
engineering solutions from feasibility to detailed engineering designs for all plant engineering for transmission
networks (132kV and above) including substations and all other associated equipment.. This will include providing
the necessary basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs for projects, innovation, effective technical
support, advice and input throughout the lifecycle of the project.
ACCOUNTABILITIES
-Advise on the development of pre-contract design and delivery of projects by leading/supporting the technical
aspects of switchgear, transformers and all other associated equipment.
-Perform all duties with a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environment compliance and continuous
improvement.
-Assess engineering documentation, feasibility and compliance with client requirements and support the
preparation of accurate budgets for new projects. Advise on construction and outage programmes where required
in relation to plant.
-Responsible for preparing basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs for main plant and
substations.
-Responsible for providing technical assessment of tender submissions and reporting recommendations to client.
-Define main plant and ancillary apparatus requirements for input to System Construction Authorisation (SCA),
Project Technical Specifications and BETTA documentation.
-Preparation/Review of substation plant drawings and specifications for construction/procurement. Control of
correspondence and drawings to be issued to the Project Delivery and Pre-Contract Teams.
-Ensure substation designs, equipment and construction practices are in accordance with current legislation,
policies and operational requirements.
-Lead the technical resolution of site/ construction main plant issues
-Tender assessment of main equipment and materials (including suppliers), support to project management on the
assessment of bids.
-Provide technical support to the Pre-Contract and Project Delivery teams on matters concerning the design,
construction and operation of power systems substations and associated equipment
-Preparation of project quality documentation following all IEC and client quality processes and provide and meet
deliverables for PQP's.
-Maintain an awareness of technological advances and industry best practice. Assist with evaluation and apply
'new ideas', technical developments, new equipment and alternative-working methods to provide cost savings,
efficiencies and improved safety.
-Contribute to training needs assessment for new products or similar and the development and delivery of technical,
operational and safety packages for such products
-Liase across multi disciplinary engineering teams to provide end to end integrated solution
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
-Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
-Working towards membership of a professional institution.
-Proven experience in a responsible position and knowledge in one or more of the following areas at voltages from
33kV to 400kV:
1.Switchgear
2.Transformers
3.Transmission and distribution system design
-Good inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with other
individuals, departments and businesses.
Knowledge of health & safety requirements and compliance
QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
-Engineering degree or equivalent experience
-Chartered Engineer or working towards this
-Skills in use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, AutoCAD.
-Knowledge of Transmission Operator, REC or DNO Networks health and safety and technical requirements and
compliance
-A broad understanding of IEC and the market the business operates in
-Proven experience / knowledge in design for the following areas at voltages from 33kV to 400kV:
1.Substations
2.DNO/REC System operation and maintenance
MINIMUM CRITERIA
-Engineering degree or equivalent experience
-Proven experience in Plant Engineering
The chance to work for a multinational organisation with great career progression opportunities.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* Location: BLANTYRE, SCOTLAND
* No of Vacancies: 1
* Contract Type: Permanent
* Employment Status: Full Time

For more information about this role please contact our London office