Contestable Electrical Designer

Job Title: Contestable Electrical Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Olney, England
Salary: £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-02
Reference: BH-106206-1
Contact Name: Lee Trezise
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2019 14:30

Job Description

Company Overview:
An Electrical Engineer is required to join the busy design department who as an ICP design and build upgrades or connections to the electrical network (this includes embedded generation projects including wind farms, solar farms, waste to energy, peaking plants etc). 

The Role In Detail:
The position will report to the Senior Electrical Designer and is to be the contestable designer on specific projects. This will involve undertaking the electrical design, being responsible for compiling suitable contestable submissions, and to then see this through to gaining contestable approval and providing support to the end of the construction phase. This is mainly for 11 and 33kV projects as an ICP but electrical design will also be required for any contracted client side works or occasional client side only to awarded projects. The contestable designer role will need to liaise with other civil, structural, protection and electrical design colleagues, other departments, as well as with DNOs, clients, landowners and others where required. This role therefore gives an excellent opportunity for an individual to see a project through from start to finish and have exposure to all design elements.
The role is predominantly based at the Head Office close to Milton Keynes but occasional site visits on projects around the UK will be required as and where necessary.


Experience Required:

Minimum of 3 years experience in undertaking for electrical connections to UK requirements

Be educated to degree level, be competent in the use of AutoCad and have good interpersonal skills.

Additional skills which would be beneficial to the applicant would include Earthing design (ideally using CDEGS), Electrical Studies (P28, P29, G5/4 etc),

Protection and AC/DC schematics knowledge, cable sizing/thermal calcs etc.

A very competitive salary and package based on experience is available with good future prospects in this expanding company. If interested please include in your application an indication of salary expectation/ existing package .

The Package
• Full time salary
• 25 days holiday in addition to statutory (includes some fixed days)
• Pension (matches individual’s contribution up to a maximum of 4%)
• Death in Service (4 x salary)
• Company bonus at Directors discretion
• Possible nights away (e.g. site visits, client meetings) which are fully reimbursed
• 40 hour week
If interested please respond to with a covering letter and CV stating your present salary expectations and availability.

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