Senior Design Engineer (High Voltage)

 
  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, ENG
  • Oct 9, 2020
Engineering Full Time - Continuing, Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Southampton

Salary: Up to £54,000 plus car/car allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | 37 hours per week | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

As Senior Design Engineer you’ll be expected to ensure that SSE follow, adhere and enforce the engineering requirements for our projects. You’ll be required to work closely with the work winning teams in Business Development, Bid Support and Estimating in order to lead cost effective & competitive solutions for SSE; based on the understanding of their operational, financial and environmental drivers. This will be a hybrid role, primarily design management with aspects of Bid/Pre-construction Management, as such you’ll possess the strategic and creative insight to understand the full range of opportunities contained within invitations to tender (ITT) and be willing to challenge the norm.

Your main duties will be to; establish the design appointments, design programme and design deliverables schedules, technical submittals, drawings approvals process and design repository portal as part of the pre-construction process for hand over to the Business Verticals to take ownership during delivery phase, including establishing the commissioning strategy and end-out process. You’ll also be expected to produce elements of the design to improve the SSE offering and where design gaps have been established.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you’ll need extensive experience in High Voltage networks both on DNO and customer owned networks, working in design management, consultant engineering or related field, with appropriate professional qualification. You’ll have a thorough understanding of BSRIA BG 6 design deliverables pro-forma documentation, CDM 2015 and Residual Risk experience and 2D and 3D CAD, e.g. AutoCAD, Revit. Conversant in BIM principals and PAS 1192 (BIM Level 2).

We will also be looking for you to have experience of computer assisted M&E and HV design software such as Amtech, ERACS, ETAP etc. You’ll also be comfortable with the use of Document Management Portals, such as ASite, Conject, Aconex and leading, promoting and enforcing the use of these portals and have fundamental knowledge of Building Regulations and Energy Conservation Technologies. Finally, you’ll have a full UK driving licence as you may be required to drive to different locations.

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Next Steps

We’ll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch [email protected]

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company’s verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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