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Overhead Lines Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: UK
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/06/2011
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Job Title: Overhead Lines Engineer
Job Location: UK
Residency: EU

The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the design and delivery of infrastructure, power and major engineering projects around the world. Their clients come to them for a wide range of advice, resources and skills - in engineering, maintaining infrastructure, managing construction, planning and strategic thinking.

The Role:
Proven technical capability in the construction, operation & maintenance associated with transmission (275 kV to 500kV) overhead lines. Preference will be given to candidates with experience gained within a transmission or distribution utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment.
An understanding of National Grid technical policy, its suite of technical specifications and supporting documentation, and the capability to fulfil a role as a National Grid authorised OHL Design Assurance Engineer would be an advantage.
Broad knowledge of transmission technologies and a good understanding of how these technologies influence the operation & performance of the transmission system
Proven ability of working with internal & external parties eg. equipment suppliers, manufacturers, service providers, professional bodies, and working within a strong team-working culture
Proven ability of communicating complex technical or commercial issues
Proven ability to work in and lead cross functional team
Proven ability to develop working relationships quickly and effectively
Proven experience in writing clear and concise documentation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in a simliar role
Eligible to work in the EU

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in the design of wood pole lines would be an added advantage.
Flexibility to travel will be a considerable advantage.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Lee Bailey at Fircroft on + 44 1642 343444
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