Location: Colchester

?Due to increasing workload, we are looking to add an experienced Primary Plant Engineer to the existing British Power International team. The main purpose of the role will be to deliver design and technical input on EHV and HV electrical substation primary plant projects, both in the UK and internationally.

The main duties will include;

  • Deliver of substation primary plant design projects to targeted levels of profitability, quality and timeliness. This may involve leading other engineers within the team.
  • Seek out innovative solutions to technical problems.
  • Advise and design work for primary plant, including transformers, GIS and AIS switchgear cables and all substation equipment.
  • Ensure an active safety culture is created and maintain a safe working environment at all times.
  • Operate within the quality assurance manual of BPI or an established project management methodology which ensures the maintenance of equivalent standards. 
  • Attend design reviews to ensure that discipline and excellence is maintained.
  • Maintain close working relationship with the Finance Management team. Capture any additional business development opportunities which may arise during project delivery.
  • Preparation, monitoring and delivery of the cost budget for projects  
  • Carrying out short circuit forces calculations, cable rating calculations, short circuit current calculations and lightning protection calculations
  • Producing clearance diagrams, access drawings

Key Requirements;

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Primary Plant designing up to 132kV
  • A degree in a Electrical Engineering / Power Engineering or similar relevant discipline.
  • A good understanding of the power industry, particularly in the UK, including technical standards relating to substation protection schemes up to and including 132kV.
  • Earthing experience required but not essential.
  • Project Management skills would be highly beneficial

Job Reference: BPI1304

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