HVDC Technical Director

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HVDC Technical Director

Are you an expert in your field and looking for your new challenge as a HVDC Technical Director? My client is looking for a dynamic team member, who isn't scared to make their mark.

Job Description

HVDC Technical Director
Nation Wide
Permanent
£70,000-£80,000

Are you an expert in your field and looking for your new challenge as a HVDC Technical Director?

My client is looking for a dynamic team member, who isn't scared to make their mark.

If you poses the following skills:

• Proven technical capability associated with the design, configuration, manufacture, installation and commissioning of HVDC systems.
• Experience in HVDC systems application at transmission voltage levels up to 500kV, gained within a transmission utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment
• Specific knowledge of HVDC transmission technologies and a thorough understanding of how these technologies influence the operation and performance of the transmission system
• Proven ability of working with internal and 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 to peers or senior managers
• Proven ability to work in and lead cross functional teams
• Proven ability to develop working relationships quickly and effectively
• Proven experience in writing clear and concise documentation

You will also find yourself responsible for the following:

• Responsible for the feasibility design of HVDC systems up to 500kV
• Reviewing in-house designs and those produced by external contractors.
• Experience in the concepts required in the safe design and operation of electrical networks, and development construction.
• Advising on design and design change issues.
• Specialist in an Electrical field but experience and extensive knowledge of other Engineering fields would be advantageous.
• Experience with Construction and Design Management (CDM).
• Ensure that design projects are undertaken by competent personnel and sub-contractors reviewing designs created by others
• Challenging, proposing, agreeing and implementing alternative solutions compared with those dictated by the client specifications, policies, processes and “best practices”.
• Accountable for the effective delivery of the assigned tasks and deliverables of projects to time, to the required quality and to budget
• Undertake site visits / non-intrusive surveys as required as part of the design activities or as part of site support
• Ensuring risks are proactively identified, assessed and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project
• Identification, assessment and adoption of the best technical solution.
• Client Interface management comprising: infrastructure planners, project resource, Direct Labour / Construction team, System Operator, property & consents, procurement and Alliance Delivery Members (ADMs) as well as co-ordinating & attending necessary site meetings.
• Risk and CDM management.

you must also have the following qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
• Chartered Engineer.
• Experience of computer based calculation packages.
• Member of IET and CIGRE is encouraged

If you feel you fit the criterior my client is looking for, then please forward your CV to:

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Key Consultant

Michelle Harris

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Meet Michelle, who works in our Rail team, recruiting talent for electrification jobs.