Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Good Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 959365_1554124284
Contact Name: Giles Churchill
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 01, 2019 14:11

Job Description

Designer - Electrical Connections
West London - Hanger Lane
My client is a leading Utilities connection company with the head office based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, a London branch, a Warrington branch and various depot's nationwide. They currently have 235 staff and a turnover of £34m. They are looking for a Design Engineer & Planning Engineer to undertake HV/LV design and planning associated with the construction and installation of new electricity contestable connections and diversions from LV up to 132kV.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
*To design Contestable Connection schemes in accordance with Engineering directives
*Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of the project
*Escalate any major or commercial issues experienced in the team to the Design Manager
*Design electricity connections to engineering standards including DNO/IDNO, ENA and BS7671 specifications
*Make site visits to ascertain detailed information related to the design and planning of a project
*Manage own portfolio of design work, on time and within budget
*Ensure design compliance with CDM
*Liaise with and support the Design team on technical and planning matters to ensure smooth project delivery
*To be fully aware of the market that UK Power Solutions are operating within

What we are looking for:
Experience / Knowledge:
*Previous experience in the utility sector in a similar role
*A sound understanding of distribution networks
*Previous experience of connections design is a distinct advantage

*A degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution
*Solid organisational awareness and ability
*Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic
*Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of UKPS
*Analytical thinker

Core Benefits:
*Competitive starting salary (dependent on experience)
*25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years' service, up to a maximum of 30 days
*Death in Service Insurance (3x salary)
*5% Employer Pension Contribution
*Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation)
*Employee Assistance Programme

For more information please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource Group on 01453 829794 or 07966 971648

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.