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  • Job reference: RMS0121557

Civil Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/06/2013
  • Time left:
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    (17/06/13)
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The Company:
Our client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions the transmission and distribution industry

The Role:
The Client is ideally looking for a highly experienced Civil Engineer who has experience in the design of High voltage substations. The role will be predominately office based however the successful candidate must be flexible in terms of travelling as and when required.

The Client is looking for candidates who will be focused on civil design. Candidates will complete calculations and drawings for a variety of installations. Typical projects include Power generation, Rail, Transmission and Distribution (mainly building GIS and AIS switchrooms from 111kv to 400kv) for a variety of clients. The successful candidate will have responsibility for civil biased engineering solutions working to both British and European codes and the successful candidate would be required to work on a a number of projects at any one time.

Daily responsibilities will include:

• Prepare and manage civil design programmes.
• Identify and manage design packages for outsourcing.
• Support the Section Leader in the management and development of civil design resources
• Develop work breakdown structures and time estimates for tendering.
• Prepare documentation in support of tenders to ensure that the features of our offer with respect to the civil design are adequately demonstrated, whilst minimising the costs of preparation.
• Provide support in the development of the Design Intent Document.
• Liaise with civil installation partner and manage buildability input to design philosophy and detailed design.
• Liaise with civil installation partner regarding programme updates and provide information for subcontract arrangements.
• Develop civil design specification to provide brief for civil target cost and completion of civil detailed design.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• The successful candidate will have a minimum qualification of HNC/HND in civil engineering or equivalent.
• Experience of the electricity industry, having worked HV and MV Substation Design is essential.
• The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and committed providing high quality support, working closely within a team of dedicated professionals.
• The ability to communicate at all levels both to clients and within the organisation is essential to this role.
• The candidate will be capable of working to tight project time scales, work comfortably under pressure and have an honest and loyal approach.
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