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Senior Project Engineer Control and Protection

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer Control and Protection
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 11963
Contact Name: Skyemarie Bree
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 12, 2020 09:41

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Engineer Control and Protection on a 3-month contract with an option to renew.


Job specification: -

  • Executing the project / work package within the defined requirements (e.g. cost, time, functionality).
  • Set in place work packages for the assigned Design Engineers on all equipment design and specifications.
  • Keep Contact with the Technical Lead Engineer
  • Liaison with the assigned Procurement Officer on all subcontractor & supplier packages
  • Responsible for the management of subcontractors/supplier’s packages through delivery up to handover in accordance with the project programme.
  • Responsible for ensuring all technical, procurement and quality information is made available for factory acceptance tests to take place.
  • Completing supplier / subcontractor performance assessments in cooperation with Procurement & Quality Depts.
  • Ensuring all potential risks, variations and opportunities are identified and reported to the Project Manager / Senior Project Engineer as soon as possible.
  • Responsible for ensuring procurement information for QA Plans providing procurement information and
  • Responsible for preparing Monthly Progress Reports on the assigned work packages for internal and external reporting.
  • Liaison with site personnel and commissioning engineers on the allocated work package.
  • Acts as the Engineers Representative on subcontract / supplier packages.
  • Ensuring timely decisions on open issues, escalating if necessary.


Requirements: -

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a project engineering/contract management function ideally within the Transmission & Distribution Industry.
  • Demonstrable evidence of successful project technical delivery.
  • Fully conversant with the latest Transmission & Distribution standards & technologies.
  • Knowledge of Substation Primary & Secondary Systems.
  • Experience of purchasing procedures and possessing negotiating skills.
  • Awareness of Commercial / Contractual issues
  • Knowledge of current H&S legislation. CDM Regulations.
  • Knowledge of Environmental Regulations
  • Knowledge of Risk Management processes
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Formal qualifications to a minimum of HND/HNC level in Electrical Engineering, with Degree level more desirable.
  • Corporate Membership of the Institute Electrical Engineering or working towards membership.


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