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Senior HV Design Engineer - Non-Traction 11kV&33kV

Job Description

The Secondary Substation Senior Design Engineer shall be responsible for the production a of Concept through to detail design outputs associated with the provision of 33kV, 11kV and 22kV Non-Traction Power Substations as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade with interfaces with ECML PSU and HS2.


The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the project design team is best placed to deliver all Electrical AC, 33kV, 11kV, 22kV LV, ELV systems and Earthing and Bonding within Secondary Distribution Substations 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 Design Engineer shall provide the highest quality and level of Customer service. At the same time achievement of the delivery timescales and at budgeted cost without compromising the quality of product or service is a critical success factor.

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

* Review of Tender document and preparation of Design Intent Document(s)
* 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.
* Design responsibility for the management of the preparation of all designs and technical reports.
* Management of interdisciplinary designs i.e Civils, Structures, SCADA, Protection & Control, LV E&P, M&E and Telecoms etc.
* Maintain monthly design status reports with an emphasis on the design performance and efficiency.
* Mentorship of junior and seasoned engineers in maintaining CPD, competency under the direction of the Professional Head of Discipline and Principal Engineer(s).
* Preparation of Protection SLD showing relays and meters (output supported by Protection & Control Team)
* Preparation of Functional Design Standards.
* Preparation of Logics & Interlocks.
* Review of Vendor drawings and documents (technical vetting of Control & Relay panels, Auxiliary System).
* Preparation of schematic diagrams for the interface's equipment in Control & Relay Panel scheme thus
* providing completeness.
* Preparation of circuit diagrams - New & Existing Set-up (applicable for retrofit projects).
* Preparation of Cable block diagram.
* Preparation of Cable Schedule.
* Preparation of Wiring/Termination diagrams.
* Preparation of Core sheets.
* Preparation of SCS IO Schedule.
* Preparation of Voltage drop calculation - Trip & Close coil, LVAC power cable.
* Identification of existing drawings and modifying them using red and green markups as per UK/IEC standard(s).
* Requirements.
* Interface knowledge with Primary Equipment, Bay Controller Units /SCADA/RTU are essential.
* Auxiliary Power System design like Low Voltage AC Panel & DC Panel requirements.


? Engineering degree, preferable although no essential.
? Preferably professional registration with the IET as a Chartered Engineer. Minimum professional membership Incorporated Engineer.
? Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of IEC and/or IEEE Standards.
? Demonstration of CPD.

Knowledge & Experience:

? A minimum of 5 years' experience and knowledge of relevant engineering disciplines.
? A minimum of 5 years at a design level within the UK Power Distribution/Utility and/or Railway Sectors.
? Retain a strong understanding of Secondary Distribution Systems.

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.
* 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.

Additional Requirements / Comments:

* Previous exposure/experience working with Static Frequency Converters (SFC's) desirable, but not essential.
* Previous exposure/experience working TNO/DNO in the provision of Bulk Supply Points (BSP's) desirable, but not essential.
* An understanding of Arc Flash Analysis and Assessment.
* Ideally retain a current AC/DC PTS although not imperative.
Knowledge and experience of Substations in Sub-Surface Train Stations.

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