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  • Job reference: RMS0180099

Senior Project Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/06/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (15/08/17)
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Job Title: Senior Project Engineer
Location: Stone, Staffordshire
Rate/Salary: £50,000 to Negotiable
Benefits: Car + Bonus + Pension
Residency: UK
The Role:
Exciting opportunity to work on a permanent basis for a global leader in the power sector. The role will be varied handling multiple small-medium sized distribution projects, designing and supplying substation equipment to the utilities sector.
The role will be both managing and engineering your own projects so this could suit a Design Engineer with some project engineering/management experience or a Project Engineer/Manager with design capability.

Key Responsibilities
* Production and Co-ordination of designs on a wide range of projects up to 132kV but predominantly at 66kV, 33kV and 11kV.
* Preparation of technical proposals / presentations and provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc for tenders.
* To be responsible for the delivery of the engineering solution within the time and cost constraints of the project.
* Assist in the development and adherence to the project plan and associated engineering related project costs
* Provide coaching, support and technical advice to colleagues

Position interactions:
* Line Managers for resourcing, domain knowledge and training
* Engineering functions, Protection and Control, primary plant, civils, commissioning and engineering support.
* Customers and suppliers
* Wider project teams incl. Project Managers, SHE's, Quality, Planning, Tendering and Supply Chain
Challenges
* Working to defined budgetary and time requirements
* Achieving successful design solutions and implementing them to the full satisfaction of all stakeholders
* Familiarisation of emerging markets and new technologies.
* CDM and safe design compliance
* Collaboration and sharing of best practice

Role
* Provide technical support in scope clarification
* Assist in the development of project plans and costs
* Provide technical support with clients and suppliers
* To ensure Design Compliance with relevant project specific and industry standard specifications adhering to company and client procedures.
* To chair internal and external design review meetings.
* To develop technical specification of items such as Transformers, Switchgear, NER's, CT's, VT's, Circuit Breakers, battery systems, LVAC boards and Protection & Control Equipment.
* To develop schemes, wiring diagrams, plant layouts and all associated technical documentation for the complete substation solution.
* Attend site to provide technical support and solutions during construction and commissioning
* Attend factory acceptance tests to ensure compliance and quality in line with specifications
The Company:
A global leader manufacturer of high voltage equipment for the utilities and industrial sectors.
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum qualification of HNC/HND in electrical engineering or equivalent.
* Extensive substation engineering delivery background
* Strong knowledge of MV plant and equipment (33kv and / or 66kv): switchgear, transformers, protection
* Good commercial acumen
Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience working for a DNO (Distribution Network Operator)

Key words: MV, Medium voltage, power distribution, distribution, utilities, electricity supply, 33kv, 66kv, 33 kv, 66 kv, design, design engineer, senior design engineer, project engineer, project engineering, substation, substation design,
About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.
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