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Senior HV Electrical Project Engineer - T&D - London or Dublin

16/05/2019 - Expiring soon!
Kirby Group Engineering
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The Senior Project Engineer will participate with and frequently lead T&D project teams consisting of members from various groups and disciplines across a number of areas within Kirby Group Engineering and externally. The Senior Project Engineer, in conjunction with the PM and project QS, will be responsible for all aspects of T&D projects from initial tendering, through contract award, detailed design, site installation, commissioning, energisation and successful handover.

Identify, undertake and manage key detailed design tasks
Initiate and manage the sub-contracting of specialist design / studies
Ensure that technical issues are identified and resolved without delay
Review quotations for the supply of material to confirm adequacy and technical suitability
Be aware of, manage and mitigate commercial risk to the company
Process internal procurement from equipment enquiries, requisitioning & monitoring manufacture through to delivery to site whilst maintaining a comprehensive audit trail
Prepare technical submittals for approval to the client, coordinating inputs from other parties where required
Work with the project PM, civil engineer and QS to prepare sub-contract packages
Attend & record regular supply chain and project progress meetings to ensure that progress is monitored & maintained within the overall construction programme
Liaise with the project team & supply chain to ensure correct operation of the plant on site & successful handover
Monitor & record project progress against the construction programme
Compare Tender drawings to Construction drawings and advise of any changes
Work closely with the relevant PM to ensure that all variations are notified to the project QS
Ensure that the Clients management tools are updated as set out in the contract documentation
Prepare and hand over all relevant documentation in the form of a safety file at the end of each project
Undertake testing,  fault investigation, diagnostic activities and rectification of faults within your competence
Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
Support the development of junior and intermediate team members’ technical and project management skills
Work with the project team to prepare design risk assessments as required contractually and under legislation and provide technical input, where required, of method statements & all aspects relating to Health & Safety on site
Promote a positive safety culture and safe working environment  
Managing the projects 

Work with wider project team to review & manage the project from inception to handover
Undertake regular meetings with the supply chain and Client to maintain progress & to ensure resources are matched to the project delivery programme
Work with the project team to develop the project specific quality plan
Be commercially aware, mitigating the project risk as much as possible and protect the company’s exposure to risk
Ensure that the Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures are followed & adequate records maintained
To liaise with the project manager & prepare the project close out report  Managing the people 

Review with the project manager the allocation of resources & general progress
Contribute to assessment reviews of Kirby Group personnel
Motivate the project team  Managing the Client and other external relationships

Develop a strong & maintain an excellent working relationship from the start to the completion of the project
To act as an ambassador with any stakeholders involved with the project
Meet and exceed the contractual requirements delivering on time, safely & to the highest quality Testing & Commissioning 

Develop, with the commissioning team, a project specific commissioning plan, amending as required following input from the Client and / or System Operator
Attend Commissioning & Energisation coordination meetings as required
Provide (and coordinate with external parties where required) technical support and address faults as required  Day-to-Day Control 

Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to Kirby T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
To undertake other activities which the Company may reasonably require to be undertaken on a temporary basis which are within an individual’s area of competence
To report progress and/or problems to the Kirby Management team as appropriate QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

Detailed knowledge of power engineering, including technical and installation requirements
Detailed knowledge of power system operation and development
Commercial acumen
Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures
Staff / Team management – working with their strengths and their weaknesses
BEng Engineering (appropriate course content) Essential

B. Eng Degree or equivalent recognised Engineering degree in Electrical / Power  Desirable

Appropriate IEng, CEng, PEng, Eur Ing or equivalent
 Experience working for or with DNOs or TSOs in the UK or Ireland

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