We are partnering with a major Transmission and Distribution company who are seeking a Senior Cable Systems Design Engineer. This is a permanent role based in in Leicester or Horsham, West Sussex.
You will be able to deliver drawings, documents and other design deliverables in accordance with engineering procedures, guidance notes and training, as well as assist the Lead Engineer in overall scheme design delivery, construction support and design management. Support development of systems and technologies to enhance company efficiency, quality and innovation
Responsibilities and Duties:
You will accept ownership of work to be done (i.e. being required to undertake specific actions within an agreed job boundary, the execution of a delegated task, activity, or process).
Including, but not limited to the following:
Delivery of tasks against the programme and budget as directed by the lead engineer Delivery of tasks in accordance with the company, industry and client standards and specifications Delivery package level management of time, cost and resource Checking of design deliverables in which you have a CAS level 3/2 score Identification and development of personal engineering competence and where appropriate the development of others in the team
Academic / Trade Qualifications
Formal academic Engineering qualification, Degree or equivalent, Structural related Chartered, or working towards, status (desirable)
Work Experience, Skills and Knowledge-Essential
Demonstrable working knowledge of design and analysis for high voltage cable systems up to 400kV including calculation of cable ratings and designing all earthing and safety features associated with the cable. Demonstrable working knowledge of cable electrical and mechanical design.
Ability to layout cable sealing end compounds taking account of construction, operation and maintenance requirements.
Sound understanding of cable construction, installation and removal techniques, and the associated advantages and limitations. This includes cable system temporary works requirements.
Design and detailing of cable jointing arrangements. Proven knowledge for specifying Cable systems and supporting Factory acceptance of the delivered solutions. Support production of standard technical specifications based on IEC and British Standards Prior working relationships with major HV cable manufacturers.
Previous experience of working with National Grid and SSE
Safety awareness knowledge of HSE and CDM regulations
Risk awareness ability to perform Risk Assessments and develop mitigation strategies
Leicester or Horsham