The position for Engineer in Glasgow is no longer available
Our client is a leading power systems engineering consultancy. We have a strong position in the offshore wind and power system analysis sector, and our growth plans see us continuing to rapidly expand our technical analysis and engineering design teams. Our clients activities range from renewable and conventional generation, transmission and distribution networks, through to oil and gas facilities. Their work is primarily in the UK and Ireland but with a growing list of international projects. Our client is actively seeking an Engineer to join their extremely well regarded consultancy team.
The position is based in Glasgow with extensive site-working, overnight stays will occasionally be required.
Engineer Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be tasked with the execution of work on client sites within the technical scope of the candidates capabilities. Our client aims to provide a wide range of services so it would be difficult to provide a comprehensive list but examples would be:
Completing primary and secondary injection protection testing
Commissioning protection systems and modifications
Fault finding and failure investigation
Site data gathering for off-site analysis
The candidate would be expected to take ownership of the job from the outset, potentially being involved with the initial enquiry, assisting with proposals and pre-sale client liaison, including visits to the client where required. The work requirements such as safety and quality documentation are expected to be included in the day-to-day process in order to enable the site works. On-site customer liaison will be essential, as will the ability to report the proceedings via formal means for both internal and external requirements.
The work is also anticipated to require an element of off-site review and analysis, such as where modifications or failure investigations are being considered. It is likely that the successful candidate will be engaged with activities such as harmonic studies for G5/4 compliance, loadflow and motor starting studies, fault level analysis and arc flash categorisation as well as protection coordination studies. Full support will be given to develop skills in these areas for the successful candidate where these do not already exist. This will require periods to be spent working alongside other members of the team in Manchester.
Engineer Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will be able to work with minimum of direction and have an understanding of their own limitations and where assistance would be required. They will be a clear communicator in English to a level sufficient to deal directly with customers.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Site technical expertise area switchgear, cabling, protection, motors, generators, VSDs, process control, earthing,
Site-based QHS&E qualifications CCNSG Safety Passport or equivalent minimum, NEBOSH General Certificate etc.
Competence either time-served with HNC/HND minimum or degree qualified with suitable post grad experience.
Competent user of PC-based systems such as MS-Office applications and electrical analysis tools relevant to technical area
The successful candidate should have the following experience:
Familiar with large site work systems safe systems of work
Familiar with safety management has drafted MS & RAs, ideally has been involved with HAZOP/HAZID etc.
Familiar with site infrastructure items such as LV and HV switchgear , transformers, HV Generators, LV and HV motors, cabling and earthing systems
Engineer Company Benefits
The salary for this role is £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience.
The working environment is relaxed and friendly with a flat management structure and the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects within a very experienced and capable team. The key package benefits include:
Market leading salaries
Annual performance based bonus
Company contributory pension scheme
Private medical insurance
Formal personal development and training plan
Flexible and family friendly hours