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Senior Design Engineer - Primary

Manchester, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

Senior Design Engineer


Responsible for providing primary designs, solutions and technical input to contracts and all areas within the employee’s business area. Delivering departmental work packages on time and to budget.  


·        To deliver  a high quality primary design in line with the agreed delivery timescales and budget in line with the process. Primary design includes preparing layout and sections, preparing purchase specifications and reviewing  suppliers offer, preparing loading data, reviewing and comment suppliers drgawins, preparing compliance matrices, Design intend Document etc.

·        Very good knowledge of layout and primary equipments for substations projects upto 400kV.

·        Should be well conversant on  AutoCAD

·        Responsible for co-ordination with the client, civil, project management and other interfaces, this will be as agreed with own team leader.

·        Monitoring of the engineering delivery progress as per the engineering  programme  of the project, escalating issues as and when required to the team leader.

·        Responsible for ensuring design risk assessments/HAZID’s  are in place for all design solutions and residual risk’s are passed on to the H&S file.

·        To help and agree with the team leader for maintaining consistency in design.

·        To support the team leader and work on the departmental improvement issues.

·        Actively involve in standardisation of onshore primary design as agreed with own team leader

·        Actively  involve & promote Top+ business improvement programme within  the team

·        Takes ownership and accountability for area of responsibility.  Makes a positive contribution to the team, department.  Sets own goals and clarifies expectations with the team leader.  Invests time to help and facilitate the work of others as and when required.  Responds to the ideas, concerns and needs of the team.  Demonstrates interest in  professional development to maximize own potential.

·        Maintaining consistency of design on each contract by adherence to processes and procedures.

·        Works collaboratively with all engineering departments and project managers within Siemens ET.

·        Commitment to Siemens Think Customer initiative including excellent call handling and voice mail skills.

·        Continuous reviewing of engineering processes and procedures to improve and recommend changes.

Role Requirements

·        Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering.

·        Design experience within the HV substation business

·        Good knowledge of design experience within the HV substation business

·        Fully conversant with the latest T& D standards

·        Fully conversant with Health and safety standards including CDM regulations  applicable to the design of HV substation

·        Should be well conversant in Auto CAD

to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation

Job ID: 86216

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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