Principal Electrical Engineer

Recruiter
Amey plc
Location
Birmingham
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
12 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.
Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement.
You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What makes this role unique?

Fulfilling a senior role within Amey, providing leadership and mentoring to the Intermediate and Design Engineers. Managing the design teams for the projects to meet deadlines, quality, budgetary, targets, whilst meeting or exceeding Clients expectations.

What will this role involve?

•Planning surveys and leading site survey teams
•Demonstrating a sound understanding of the design process
•Ability to design and check designs where required Managing CDM/risk analyses and attending HAZID workshops
•Undertaking the role of Contractor’s Responsible
•Engineer in accordance with the requirements of Network Rail standard NR/L2/INI/02009
•Approving designs to ensure all contractual requirements have been satisfied to a level that complies with Network Rail, British and European Standards
•Keeping up to date with current Network Rail, British and European Standards
•Briefing electrical power design teams on contractual requirements and standards/workscopes
•Managing the Electrical Power element of a complete project
•Effective communication with the client including representing Amey Electrical Power design at client meetings and responding professionally to client feedback/DRNs
•Effective communication with other design/construction disciplines and sub-contractors including representing Amey Electrical Power design at IDC meetings
•Ensuring work is undertaken to programme and budget
•Undertaking high complexity design cost estimates and assisting with bid development work
•Developing and mentoring junior staff
•Preparing high level reports and feasibility studies
•Supporting the growth of the business, in particular the provision of Electrical and Lighting design services to both new and existing clients
•Deputise for the Principal Engineering Manager when required
•The work is office based but will include a considerable amount of site survey work. This will include carrying out site surveys for electrical and lighting purposes and undertaking night time inspections. This survey work may include overnight stays. The post will also involve travelling around the UK for both client and internal project meetings.

What are we looking for?

•BSc/BEng in appropriate Electrical engineering discipline
•Experience in Microsoft applications
•Good written and verbal communication skills
•Demonstrable and proven experience in design in the Railway environments i.e. OLE, tractions, Signalling power, Point heating Design, Lighting and Building services
•Preferably IET member and C Eng eligibility
•Previous knowledge of design, specification, team leadership and proficiency in electrical power system design software packages such as Hevacomp and AMTECH.
•Experience in supervising most aspects of electrical power system design including: the application of design standards, managing specialist sub-consultants, and complex project delivery methods.
•Experience in working in a design environment, construct and tendered design services environment.
•A good knowledge of submitting bids that are fully compliant with the ITT
•Ability to identify innovative solutions to problems
•Ability to organise and prioritise
•Ability to work well within a team environment and build rapport with work colleagues

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