Cable System Design Engineer

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £40000. - £42000. per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Cable System Design Engineer to join our Clients Power Transmission & Distribution business.

Based in Dartford, this role will report into the Head of Engineering and work on our portfolio of construction projects.


As a Cable System Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Design of Cable Systems to suit the load capacity and network constraints
The preparation of designs and drawings for cable supporting steelwork and associated foundations,
Management of project design delivery
The design of cable installation systems, carrying out pulling tension calculations,
Liaising with fabricators and equipment suppliers.
Application of client enquiry specifications and drawings
Liaising with Client Representatives, Estimators and Operations Engineers as required.


You will have:

Degree level qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
Experience and knowledge of EHV (11kV to 400kV) power systems and equipment and ideally EHV power cables and substation equipment
Knowledge of cable system electrical design
Ability to interpret engineering drawings and circuit schematics
Understanding of cable installation techniques