HV Electrical Project Engineer

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Dublin or London
  • Apr 09, 2019
Permanent Electrical Engineer

Job Description

What is required 

At BSS we are looking for an HV Electrical Project Engineer to join established mechanical and electrical engineering contractor. Our client is looking for an HV Electrical Project Engineer who is looking to develop their career in Dublin or London as an HV Electrical Project Engineer and who is ambitious and looking to further their career.

Your Responsibilities

  • Identify, undertake and manage key detailed design tasks
  • Initiate and manage the sub-contracting of specialist design / studies
  • Ensure that technical issues are identified and resolved without delay
  • Review quotations for the supply of material to confirm adequacy and technical suitability
  • Be aware of, manage and mitigate commercial risk to the company
  • Process internal procurement from equipment enquiries, requisitioning & monitoring manufacture through to delivery to site whilst maintaining a comprehensive audit trail
  • Prepare technical submittals for approval to the client, coordinating inputs from other parties where required
  • Work with the project PM, civil engineer and QS to prepare sub-contract packages
  • Attend & record regular supply chain and project progress meetings to ensure that progress is monitored & maintained within the overall construction program 
  • Liaise with the project team & supply chain to ensure correct operation of the plant on site & successful handover
  • Monitor & record project progress against the construction program 
  • Compare Tender drawings to Construction drawings and advise of any changes
  • Work closely with the relevant PM to ensure that all variations are notified to the project QS
  • Ensure that the Clients management tools are updated as set out in the contract documentation
  • Prepare and hand over all relevant documentation in the form of a safety file at the end of each project
  • Undertake testing,  fault investigation, diagnostic activities and rectification of faults within your competence
  • Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • Work with the project team to prepare design risk assessments as required contractually and under legislation and provide technical input, where required, of method statements & all aspects relating to Health & Safety on site
  • Promote a positive safety culture and safe working environment
  • Managing the projects
  • Work with wider project team to review & manage the project from inception to handover
  • Undertake regular meetings with the supply chain and Client to maintain progress & to ensure resources are matched to the project delivery program
  • Work with the project team to develop the project specific quality plan
  • Be commercially aware, mitigating the project risk as much as possible and protect the company’s exposure to risk
  • Ensure that the Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures are followed & adequate records maintained
  • To liaise with the project manager & prepare the project close out report
  • Managing the people
  • Review with the project manager the allocation of resources & general progress
  • Motivate the project team
  • Managing the Client and other external relationships
  • Develop a strong & maintain an excellent working relationship from the start to the completion of the project
  • To act as an ambassador with any stakeholders involved with the project
  • Meet and exceed the contractual requirements delivering on time, safely & to the highest quality
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Develop, with the commissioning team, a project specific commissioning plan, amending as required following input from the Client and / or System Operator
  • Attend Commissioning & Energisation coordination meetings as required
  • Provide (and coordinate with external parties where required) technical support and address faults as required
  • Day-to-Day Control
  • Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • To undertake other activities which the Company may reasonably require to be undertaken on a temporary basis which are within an individual’s area of competence
  • To report progress and/or problems to the Kirby Management team as appropriate

What you need to have

  • Detailed knowledge of power engineering, including technical and installation requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of power system operation and development
  • Commercial acumen
  • Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures
  • BEng Engineering (appropriate course content)
  • Eng Degree or equivalent recognised Engineering degree in Electrical / Power
  • Appropriate IEng, CEng, PEng, Eur Ing or equivalent would be advantageous
  • Experience working for or with DNOs or TSOs in the UK or Ireland

What you get in return

(Not provided in job description)

If you would like to know more, give Michael a call to discuss in complete confidence.

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