Electrical Design & Planning Engineer

£30000 - £50000 per annum
25 May 2017
22 Jun 2017
Luke Willis
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Tasks & 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 team on technical and planning matters to ensure smooth project delivery
* To be fully aware of the market that our client are operating within


* Previous experience in the utility sector in a similar role
* A degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution
* A sound understanding of distribution networks
* Previous experience of connections design is a distinct advantage
* 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 our client
* Analytical thinker

All employees are expected to observe and conform to:

* Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and general duties of employees at work.
* It shall be the duty of every employee while at work:-

- To take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work; and

- As regards any duty or requirement imposed on his employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with him so far as is necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with.

* Absolute adherence to safe work practices and compliance with company Health Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures. Employ the correct and safe use of all equipment including the wearing and maintenance of issued Personal Protective Equipment. Report any Near Misses or Accidents Immediately on the relevant forms available or Work Instructions and not to interfere with or misuse anything that's been provided for your health, safety or welfare.
* Carryout all relevant scopes of work in Compliance with our clients quality procedures and National Electricity Registration Scheme requirements.
* Ensure that you maintain and portray a positive, professional and courteous image at all times when dealing with clients and external organisations as well as with others employees within the company