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Senior HV 25kV Design Engineer

Job Description

The Senior Design Engineer shall be responsible for the production and development of GRIP 4-5 Contract Design submission documentation together with all other associated documentation in the provision of 25kV substations along the Transpennine Route Upgrade with interfaces with ECML and HS2. The candidate shall have held a senior appointment for a minimum of five years within the UK railway sector.

The post holder shall demonstrate working towards or have undertaken the role of Contractors Appointed Engineer (CRE) in accordance with the requirements of Network Rail regime NR/L2/RSE/02009. Evidence of such positions been held are a prerequisite of the appointment.

The Senior Design Engineer would be required to co-ordinate his/her designs as part of a multi-disciplinary project and ideally have experience of working within an Alliance environment.


AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY / TASKS

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the project design team is best placed to deliver all Electrical AC, 25kV, LV, ELV systems and Earthing and Bonding within time and budget whilst maximising the opportunity to identify additional work opportunities subject to Network Rail additional works process. He/She will be responsible for engaging and instructing design engineers to provide a first-class design service to the construction teams and helping our client achieve our growth ambitions and commitments.

The Senior Design Engineers shall be required to have a good understanding of HSEQ legislation and procedures and incorporate them into the design.
Principal Accountabilities:

* To manage the development of fully compliant suitable designs to meet the requirements of the contract.
* Provide highly effective management for the Technical design team.
* Provide Design leadership for the design team that covers cross discipline work streams to provide an integrated solution for the customer.
* Have overall responsibility for the management of the preparation of all designs and technical reports.
* Management of interdisciplinary designs i.e Civils, SCADA, Protection & Control and Telecoms etc.

Where called upon the post holder would also undertake the role of Contractors Appointed Engineer (CRE) in accordance with the requirements of Network Rail regime and shall be able to demonstrate competencies associated with Issue 6 of NR/L2/INI/02009.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

? Engineering degree, preferable although no essential.
? Professional membership of the IET or equivalent as an Incorporated Engineer.
? Ideally hold an Authority To Work (AtW) in line with NR/L2/RSE/02009 and/or previous evidence of competencies to NR/L2/RSE/02009.
? Demonstration of CPD.

COMPETENCIES
Knowledge & Experience:

? A minimum of 10 years experience and knowledge of relevant engineering disciplines.
? A minimum of 4 years at a senior level within the UK railway sector.
? In Depth Knowledge of Network Railway Electrification Infrastructure and associated discipline standards.
? Demonstrable AC electrification and substation design experience.
? Collaborative approach to project delivery.
? Organisational Awareness.
? Collaborative working.
? Full understanding of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures.
? Relationship Building.
? Information Seeking.
? Initiative.
? Self Motivated.
? Analytical Thinking.
? Integrity.
? Flexibility.
? Proven safety management knowledge including CDM requirements.
? Energetic and hardworking individual with an ability to motivate teams.

Specific Health, Safety & Environmental Responsibilities for this Post:

* Ensure the H&S of our clients Rail Electrification design activities.
* Minimise the impact of our clients Rail Electrification activities, products and services and ensure designs meet all environmental obligations.
* Ensuring the application of the business procedures are effectively implemented.
* Ensuring that health and safety risk assessments are undertaken, and the mitigations are implemented to reduce the risks to ALARP.
* Ensuring that environmental aspects of activities products and services are identified and adequately controlled.
* Operating within the framework of law, ensuring the competence of employees to work to appropriate statutory and business standards.
* Demonstration of a clear understanding and implementation of CDM 2015, CSM RA regulations
* Reviewing and implementing improvements in processes to reduce accidents and incidents.
* Implementing business processes that comply with statutory and other appropriate standards.
* Ensuring immediate directs are allocating sufficient resources for H&S and environmental requirements and they are keeping appropriate records.
* Creating a safe working environment for all employees and contract staff employed in Rail Electrification business and by leading by setting a good example, thus creating the appropriate H&S culture for their business.
* Promoting environmental awareness and encouraging feedback from employees.

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