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EHV Cable Design Engineer-UK Wide

Job Title: EHV Cable Design Engineer-UK Wide
Contract Type: Contract
Location: UK Wide
Industry:
Reference: 10352
Contact Name: Ash
Contact Email: ash@rubiconconsulting.co.uk
Job Published: January 08, 2016 16:44

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a EHV Cable Design Engineer to be based UK wide.

TASKS:
Enact the legislative duties of design as a Lead Engineer to ensure co-operation and co-ordination between designers and support them in the development of designs which eliminate risk to health & safety or (where risks cannot be eliminated) designing and effectively communicating mitigation such that risk can be safely managed throughout the asset lifecycle
• Identify and manage additional risks across functions which may not be apparent to individual designers
• Support the CDM Coordinator in the enactment of their duties
• Manage the co-ordination of the design team across a range of disciplines
• Liaise with project management on engineering budgets. Provide forecast cost to complete estimates and associated justification to changes in expenditure
• Manage the programme and to interface with the planning engineers for design. Providing forecasts for completion and resource planning
• Approve documentation in accordance with the contractual requirements of the project
• Co-ordinate and chair design / hazard reviews
• Foster and promote a proactive team culture which ensures shared learning and best practice, good communication, work across boundaries (including pan-Alliance) and recognition of success
• Produce high quality material, right first time, identifying process constraints and improvements which can impact on quality

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong design capability and experience in one or more of the following key NG engineering disciplines;
• HV/EHV Cables
• Civil
• Engineering related education or equivalent (HNC minimum qualification)
• Membership (or working towards membership) of relevant professional body eg. IET / IMechE
• Experience within the Electricity Supply Industry (preferred)
• Demonstrated successful capability in:
• Management and leadership
• Multi-discipline substation development design
• Familiarity with NG technical specification requirements
• Commercial acumen
• Effective communication skills including the ability to make persuasive presentations to small and large audiences
• Track record of good team working and developing working relationships quickly and effectively
• Capable of working to tight project time scales whilst paying attention to detail and being comfortably under pressure
• Knowledge of Transmission or Distribution practices (400kV to 11 kV)

DESIRABLE:
• TP141 Authorisation
• Degree qualification in Electrical Power Engineering

To be considered for the role please apply with an updated CV.