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EHV Cable Design Engineer-UK Wide

Job Title: EHV Cable Design Engineer-UK Wide
Contract Type: Contract
Location: UK Wide
Reference: 10352
Contact Name: Ash
Contact Email:
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.

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

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)

• TP141 Authorisation
• Degree qualification in Electrical Power Engineering

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