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Birmingham, West Midlands
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24 June 2019
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Exciting opportunity for a Primary Application Engineer to join a leading engineering company providing turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation, to be based in Birmingham.

A leading consultancy is seeking a Senior or Principal Designer who is able to provide technical expertise in the design and installation of Substation Layouts for 400kV to 11kV substation projects.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of major schemes which would be a fantastic addition to your CV.


* Competitive salary
* Fantastic benefits package
* Amazing social team and environment


* 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


* You should have a HNC/HND in a related engineering field
* You should have applicable experience in the desired field
* Knowledge of Transmission or Distribution practices (400kV to 11 kV)
* Knowledge of various relevant industry standard client working practices including National Grid / SSE / SPEN / DNO requirements / IOSH Managing Safely or similar

For more information on this position please call Toby Willetts on 0203 6800640 today!!! Alternatively, if you know anyone who may be suited and interested in the role, please direct them to this advert!!!

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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