Western Power Distribution
Contract – Full time non permanent for 12 months (half time thought-about)Salary £58,700The energy behind a community that just about eight million individuals depend on each day, the Western Power staff works collectively and collaboratively to serve our communities. Not solely are we the most important electrical energy distribution community operator within the UK, we additionally try to be the perfect. So each one among our 6,500 individuals works with ardour and function, vitality and ambition, no matter their function in sustaining, repairing and upgrading the electrical energy community.Job IntroductionAn alternative has arisen for a Civil Design Engineer on a short lived 12 month contract, primarily based at our workplaces in Castle Donington.The Engineering Design Team put together electrical, safety/management, mechanical and civil designs for schemes to assemble, lengthen or modify electrical energy substations energised at as much as 132,000 volts. The staff assists community design colleagues with the evaluation of substation choices and develops chosen schemes from a broad engineering temporary into a totally specified construct package deal for supply by way of inside and exterior development groups.The staff contains 80 design employees, based at our workplaces at Tipton, Castle Donington, Bristol and Cardiff. It handles in extra of 5000 lively design commissions at any time ranging in capital worth from £50,000 to £10 million.Main DutiesThe detailed design of civil engineering options, primarily substation buildings, foundations, buildings, roads and drainage.Preparation of specs for tender and development functions.Provision of specialist civil/structural engineering recommendation to colleagues throughout WPD, Customers, their brokers and different third events as needed.Discharging the duties of a ‘Designer’ underneath the Construction and Management (CDM) rules.Identifying, evaluating and clearly communication the substation design deserves/demerits of other scheme variants/choices.Assisting community design and challenge supply colleagues within the formulation of civil value estimates for EHV substation initiatives.Ensuring compliance of civil design output with WPD coverage.Assisting with the technical improvement of junior staff membersThe Ideal CandidateApplicants ought to be certified to degree 4 or above in an acceptable engineering self-discipline and ought to have expertise in the usage of AutoCAD. Good communication expertise and the power to handle a number of various initiatives concurrently are important as is the power to work effectively as a part of a staff.The function requires you to carry a full UK driving licence.