Primary Application Engineer

Primary Application Engineer

Job Title: Primary Application Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895772_1583247116
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2020 14:51

Job Description

Substations Applications Engineer
My client is a leading engineering company helping their customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation. They are looking for an experienced Substations Applications Engineer to join the team.
The Role
Is to provide the technical expertise in the design and installation of Substation Layouts for 400kV to 11kV substation projects.
Job Role
-To provide substation layouts and associated detail diagrams in accordance with established UK standards and processes through allocated CAD resource locally and in other business units.
-To develop technical specifications and material schedules for primary equipment.
-To prepare conductor force calculations.
-To check and approve project documentation in accordance with established standards.
-To ensure own work packages and delegated work packages are delivered to project program, scope and align to allocated budget. Provide comment where required on delegated works.
-Provide technical support and to develop tender scheme options and related project scope documents.
-To produce engineering time estimates and support monthly forecasts to complete.
-To input into design and hazard review meetings.
-To provide technical support at site when required.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
-Principle Designer - Minimum qualification of HNC/HND in related engineering field and 8 years of applicable experience or minimum of 12 years' experience in lieu of HNC / HND.
-Senior Designer - Minimum qualification of HNC/HND in related engineering field and 5 years of applicable experience or minimum of 9 years' experience in lieu of HNC / HND.
-Knowledge of Transmission or Distribution practices (400kV to 11 kV)
-Knowledge of various relevant industry standard client working practices including National Grid / SSE / SPEN / DNO requirements / IOSH Managing Safely or similar
-Position - Substations Applications Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Birmingham
-Salary - Negotiable Depending on experience
Key Words - Substations, Power, HV, Electrical, 400kV, Applications, DNO, IOSH, Transmission, Distribution, National Grid
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This is a Permanent Position