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Primary Design Engineer/Manager

  1. West Midlands
R-107378

Job Title: Primary Design Engineer/Manager

Reporting to: Head of Engineering, UK

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Overview:

To provide the technical expertise in the design and installation of Substation Layouts for 400kV to 11kV substation projects.

What will you do?

Technical:

  • Lead and deliver primary and HV design packages on substation projects, including Grid projects, wind farms, etc.. as assigned by line manager.
  • To develop substation layouts and associated detail diagrams in accordance with established UK standards and processes through working with and leading allocated CAD resource locally and in other business units.
  • To develop technical specifications and material schedules for HV primary equipment.
  • Undertake primary design & calculations, grounding & lightning design, steel design inputs, transformers, converters/rectifiers, HV & MV switchgear systems, auxiliary power AC & DC systems, power cables, RFQ, BOQ, SCF, DSLP, earthing system, busbar sizing, cable engineering.
  • 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 lead and input into design and hazard review meetings.
  • To provide technical support on site when required.
  • Develop tenders and proposals as assigned by line manager.
  • Training and mentoring junior staff.

Position Interactions:

  • Line Managers for resourcing, domain knowledge, training and issues/conflict resolution
  • Other Engineering functions inc HV cables, civils, commissioning, secondary systems, engineering support and lead engineers
  • Site commissioning, test engineers and installation team
  •  Customers and technical assurance for design review
  •  Suppliers for technical alignment and review
  •  Wider project teams incl. project managers, planning, tendering and supply chain

Customer Management

  • To strengthen customer relationships through presentation and delivery of successful design solutions.
  • To hold and participate in design and hazard reviews.

Other responsibilities:

  • 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.

Experience Required:
 

  • Extensive experience in substations primary engineering in lieu of HNC / HND.
  • Experience as a Contractor Design Approval Engineer (CDAE), as defined by National Grid's NG/ET/SR188 procedure will be an advantage.
  • A Chartered Engineer (through IET) status or working towards it is desirable.

Formal Education and Training Required:

MSc or BSc in electrical engineering or related engineering discipline/field or equivalent.

Personal Qualities Required:
 

  • Resilient and flexible achiever
  • Driven by value added and business sustainability
  • Calm under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Assertive, decisive, confident
  • Excellent listener
  • Proactive and self-disciplined
  • Leading by example, with strong values
  • Team player
  • Passionate to succeed
  • Willingness to learn

About Linxon

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity. We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offering for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and delivering the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.

As a leading engineering company, we help our customers with turnkey substation solutions in the field of power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a new company as it evolves and help shape it for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in working with other motivated professionals with expertise in the Substations EPC business, then this is the new opportunity for you.

To know more about the Linxon please click on the link below.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CB3IKbcxbs&t=14s

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