Senior Power Engineer

What are my responsibilities?

Undertake works package management duties for a number of Railway signalling projects
Ensure that the design, construction and testing targets are met and effective remedial action on power distribution systems as instructed by the Project Engineering Manager
Ensure that the technical and safety standards are maintained in all aspects of power distribution system design, installation and testing work in order that successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved
Assist in the preparation of contract specifications for power distribution systems for signalling projects to obtain the best available deal for the Company
Perform duties as directed by the Lead Power Engineering Manager from time to time
Ensure the design, construction and testing targets are met to ensure successful project implementation and future reliability is achieved
Provide leadership/mentorship to local Engineering team
Assist project teams with the delivery of power distribution systems at 650/400V and 110V for the safe implementation of signalling systems
Preparation of contract specifications for power distribution systems
Provide training and briefings to signalling staff
Undertake Contractors responsible Engineer (CRE) for projects
Able to assist in the following:
- Preparation of estimation and tendering documents

- Preparation of Project technical and purchase specifications

- Analysis of customer requirements

- Attending client interviews

What do I need to qualify for this job;

Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical and/or electronic Engineering (essential)
Knowledge of electrical power engineering principles (essential)
Understanding of the principles relating to the statutory binding Electricity at Work Regulations (essential)
Experience of Low Voltage distribution systems - design, installation and testing practices (essential)
Experience of designing power distribution systems to BS7671 “Requirements for electrical installations – IEE Wiring Regulation” (essential)
Understanding of traditional 650V IT systems for signalling power supplies (essential)
Understanding of redundant backup power supply systems (essential)
Working knowledge of Network Rail and British/European Standards (essential)
Experience of Factory acceptance testing and Site acceptance testing of electrical systems (essential)
Previous experience as CRE on Network Rail projects (essential)
Full UK Driving licence (essential)
Chartered Engineer or demonstration of progress towards Chartered Engineer status
Qualified to inspect and test electrical installations in accordance with City and Guilds 2391
Knowledge of LUL Standards
Familiarity with supervision, control and monitoring systems, e.g. SCADA, as used with power systems

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