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Senior Electrical Engineer (T&D)

  • Salary: €70000 - €80000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Data Centres
  • Function: Electrical Engineer
  • Contact: Cameron Hirst
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 29412/001_1641303944

Senior Electrical Engineer (T&D)

Electrical Contractor

Dublin, Ireland

€70,000 - €80,000

Other Benefits

Currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer to lead key aspects of projects as part of a T&D (transmission & Distribution) project. The Senior Electrical 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.

Role Responsibilities

  • 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 T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards

  • 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

Role Requirements

  • 3rd level Qualification in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years engineering design/project management experience on industrial installation projects

  • Professional and commercial acumen and be capable of representing the team at a senior level in meetings

  • Detailed understanding of HV and LV network requirements in industrial settings, with particular emphasis on resilience and studies requirements

  • Experience with energy management systems and integration of automated control systems to electrical networks

  • A proven track record of delivering projects on time and to budget

  • Experience of managing multiple projects at the one time

  • Strong IT skills

  • A flexible and delivery focused mind-set

  • Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact

  • Excellent record keeper and administration skills

  • Leads and influences others.

  • Innovates and leads in mechanical/technical activity and challenges.

  • Plans and effectively manages projects.

  • Solves problems analytically and acts decisively

  • Is process driven and focuses on EHS and Quality Work Management Systems and Processes

  • Mentor and Coach to junior engineers and graduates