Senior Design Engineer Substation Services in Durh - Matchtech Group

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Job Details

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Location: Durham , Newcastle
Job type: Any
Company: Matchtech Group
Contact: Matchtech.
Sector: Other
Job Categories: Other or Miscellaneous Jobs
Posted: 30/01/2012
Expires: 05/09/2012

My client has a new requirement for a Senior Design Engineer with considerable experience in the Electricity Transmission and Distribution Industry


Lengthy design experience within the Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry.

The Job

Responsible for providing protection designs, solutions and technical input to contracts and all areas within the employees business area. Responsible for supporting and reviewing works undertaken by Design Engineer Interface.

Working Partners/Contacts:
Reports to the Principal Design Engineer Protection.

Responsible for the production of protection and control schematics for 33kV up to 400kV substations. Responsible for the production of Engineering and Test Specifications for new and existing solutions. Accountable for attending internal and external design reviews for technical input. Responsible for technical guidance of the design team on a per project basis, specifically interface and CAD engineers. Technical management to customers specification and standards. Attendance at customer design review meetings, responsible for executing and resolving design issues. Ensures quality and consistency by carrying out functional testing during the Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) phase with the client. Assists in Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) and specialist commissioning assistance when required. Assists in development and mentoring of new members of the engineering department. Maintaining consistency of design on each contract by adherence to processes. Attends Technical meetings with the client as and when required. Works closely with fellow engineers and project managers. Provides support to the tendering department as an active part of the tender capture team. Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, for example Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information. Support site installation and delivery teams.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

HNC / Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering.

Typically six years design experience within the Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry. Fully conversant with the latest Transmission and Distribution standards & technologies. Extensive knowledge of protection schemes. Good standard of IT literacy especially Word and Excel Good written communication and interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of numerical protection device configuration and testing would be advantageous. A working knowledge of the EDMS document management system and drawing control methodologies is a requirement of the role.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK