Primary Engineer

  • Competitive Salary, 10% Bonus, UK Standard Benefits
  • England West Midlands Cotes
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
  • T&D
Position: Primary Engineer
Location: WFH / Office / Client Site
Benefits: Competitive Salary, 10% Bonus, UK Standard Benefits

Primary engineer required to join the team, this opportunity will be ideal for anyone with a passion and desire to deliver within applications engineering, we are looking for someone with an eye for detail and able to prepare documentation and diagrams.
In this role, you will be responsible for the technical expertise in the design and installation of Substation Layouts for 400kV to 11kV substation projects.
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • To provide substation layouts and associated detail diagrams in accordance with established UK standards and processes through allocated CAD resource locally and in other business units.
  • To develop technical specifications and material schedules for primary equipment.
  • To prepare conductor force calculations.
  • To check and approve project documentation in accordance with established standards.
  • To ensure own work packages and delegated work packages are delivered to project program, scope and align to allocated budget. Provide comment where required on delegated works.
  • Provide technical support and to develop tender scheme options and related project scope documents.
  • To produce engineering time estimates and support monthly forecasts to complete.
  • To input into design and hazard review meetings.
  • To provide technical support at site when required.
Ideal Background:
  • Minimum qualification of HNC/HND in the related engineering field
  • Proven knowledge of Transmission or Distribution practices (400kV to 11 kV)
  • Good teamwork, Analytical and communication skills
  • Ability in working to tight deadlines and working in high pressurized environments
  • Working knowledge of Windows and MS Office, AutoCAD.
  • Electricity supply industry experience
  • Understanding / Knowledge of Distribution Network Operator / National Grid etc. standards and drawing practices.

The Company:
NES Fircroft are currently working on behalf of a global power technology business which have a presence in almost 100 countries. Leading innovation for over a century, they partake in offering products, solutions, and services within the energy industry. Helping their customers, improve efficiency, optimize resources, and reduce emissions.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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