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Senior Design Engineer – Electrical Primary Offshore

Manchester, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

Title – Senior/Principal Design Engineer – Electrical Primary

We are recruiting for a senior electrical primary design engineer to join our substation platform engineering team based in Manchester.  This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the future of offshore substation platforms. You will be part of a friendly, innovative and successful team delivering a portfolio of pioneering solutions for the international AC offshore market.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Responsible for primary offshore substation conceptual design from tender through to delivery.
  • Project/Client main point of contact for Primary electrical design
  • Deliver primary offshore substation design in line with the agreed scope, timescales, budget and in line with Siemens Engineering design process and procedure.
  • Design co-ordination with the client, project management and other interfaces.
  • Production and approval of primary Technical Specifications
  • Production and approval Single Line Diagrams.
  • Review Client supplied ITT documents and specifications.
  • Responsible for compliance with Safety by Design principals and processes.  
  • Attending and chair design reviews.
  • Attend meetings, internal, with client, designers, fabricators, suppliers, etc as necessary.
  • Monitoring of the engineering delivery progress as per the engineering programme  of the project, escalating issues as and when required to the Principal Engineer .
  • Ensuring consistency with the Engineering Department’s procedures.

Competence - Mandatory

  • HNC / Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering.
  • Typically completed 5 projects  designs within the Electricity Transmission and Distribution industry.
  • Fully conversant with the latest Transmission and Distribution standards & technologies.
  • Offshore substation (topside) engineering experience.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Good standard of IT literacy – especially AutoCAD, Word, Visio and Excel.
  • Good written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills.

Competence - Desirable

  • Good appreciation of the major drivers for all the platform disciplines of Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Fire Detection and Control, HVAC, LV/MV Electrical and Protection, Instrumentation and Control, Telecoms, Safety and Transport & Installation.
  • Inventor 3D design & BIM.

Job ID: 91080

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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