Due to continued growth within our O&M department we are looking for a Project Engineer to join the team. The Project Engineer role carries a dual responsibility – being an operational SAP at 11kV/33kV as well as project management of operations, maintenance and remedial works.

Location is a factor in this vacancy and we will be looking for someone based within either the Midlands, Yorkshire, Northern England or Central Scotland.

Key responsibilities include

  • Inspection and Maintenance of LV/HV Substation equipment.
  • Protection Testing.
  • HV/LV jointing including specialist cable terminations.
  • Troubleshooting/fault finding.
  • Installation of switchgear and transformers.
  • Testing of Earthing and associated equipment.
  • Produce remedial works quotations.
  • Compile Work Packages, Job Instructions and RAMS.
  • Coordinating the work of technicians and sub-contractors.
  • Manage individual project resource allocation.
  • Ensuring that individual projects meet safety requirements/regulations.
  • Ensuring that individual projects meet technical system performance requirements.
  • Planning and executing of HV Switching, isolation, earthing up to 33kV.
  • Ensuring safety from the system – issuing of permits and safety documentation in accordance with company/customer safety rules and operational procedures.
  • Testing installations and systems, analysing test data and compiling test reports.

Suitable candidate will have:

  • HNC in Electrical Engineering ideally in Power Distribution, or the equivalent.
  • Experience in Private Networks and or the Renewable Energy sector.
  • Current operational authorisations at 11kV and 33kV.
  • Familiarity with all relevant current Health & Safety Legislations.
  • GWO Certifications for onshore wind farm work.
  • Emergency First Aid & Manual Handling.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • Good IT skills.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role and having a discussion, please submit your interest with a copy of your CV to our HR team – Jayne Spicer – jspicer@east-solutions.co.uk.