Job Description

Principal Design Engineer in Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Location

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Contract

Role Details:

  • Leeds
  • Full time on site
  • 12-month Contract
  • Negotiable Rate of Pay
  • 37.5 Hours Per week

About the Role:

The Energy Division at Advanced Resource Manager is currently looking for a Principal Primary Design Engineer for a leading Civil Engineering Business, who offer services within the nuclear sector.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Design team to deliver design to the Customer specification requirements, ensuring compliance with relevant National / International Standards and legislation.
  • Check and approve HV plant design deliverables e.g. single line diagram, layout/Elevation drawings, MEWP access layouts, SC force calculations, earthing design / calculations etc.
  • Lead Design work with due regard to Health & Safety Procedures and the Company's obligations in compliance with current CDM regulations. Any perceived risks and mitigation measures should be advised to Engineering Manager for effective action.
  • Ensure all required models and drawings have an adequate level of review and approval including the supplier and subcontractor supply chains. Incorporating the best practice of BIM as established in the Engineering team.
  • Lead the technical direction of the engineering team, taking best practice and industry developments into engineering methodology.
  • Identify all relevant standards and Customer requirements, ensuring compliance with relevant National / International Standards and legislation, and contract specification.
  • Design work to be undertaken with due regard to Health, Safety & Environmental Procedures, and production of Designer Risk Assessments, as necessary, to fulfil the Company's obligations in compliance with current CDM regulations.
  • AIS and GIS substation design up to 400kV.
  • Check and approve substation design deliverables e.g. single line diagram, layout/Elevation drawings, MEWP access layouts, SC force calculations, earthing design / calculations etc.
  • Good understanding of with electrical / mechanical interlocking philosophy
  • To carry out Contractor Design Approval Engineer (CDAE), as defined by National Grid's procedures, or equivalent role as defined by other clients.
  • Ability to perform Principal Designer representative (PD Rep) role as per CDM 2015 regulation.
  • Check and review equipment tech specs and engagement with supplier for their offer validation.
  • Examine contract documentation and establish the Company's scope of work including termination boundaries. Where this differs with the tendered contract requirement then these differences should be highlighted to the Project / Engineering Manager with options and solutions for resolutions.
  • Attend and Lead the Design Review / Contract Close-out Meetings, ensuring that appropriate items are actioned in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with Engineers, Designers and Technicians on drawings requirements.
  • Ensure accurate final records are prepared and submitted to client in line with the requirements of the contract specification.
  • Specify any test certificates and/or operations & maintenance manuals as part of technical spec and/or purchase order requisition.
  • Good understanding of Interface with Civil and other substation disciplines.

What You Need to Succeed

  • Microsoft Office packages
  • Working in a Design Office environment over 10 years of experience
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Calculations to demonstrate integrity of designs.
  • Overall design and specification of electrical power systems and associated power system components
  • Experience as a senior HV Substation Primary Plant Design Engineer
  • Basic understanding of P&C aspects preferable.
  • TP141 HV Substation qualification TP137 / SR188 Contractor Design Assurance Engineer experience is an advantage.
  • Proven experience in a responsible position and knowledge in HV substation equipment's e.g. HV plant, transformers etc.
  • BIM 360 experience and knowledge
  • Desirable Experience:
  • National Grid exposure
  • AutoCAD
  • TP 137 / SR 188 Principal Designer Representative (Design & Build) experience
  • Chartered Engineer (IET)

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply via the link, or contact us on 02392 228 224 or email me at , and we will let you know if you have been shortlisted.

Disclaimer:

This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 124106_1719586204
Date posted 28 June 2024
Sector Energy

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