LV Electrical Design Engineer

  • Location

    Greater Manchester, England

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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    £32000 - £40000 per annum + 24 Days Holiday, Pension, Life Assurance

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Our client are global organisation designing and maintaining roads, footpaths and cycle paths; managing traffic, street lighting and grounds maintenance; and keeping the roads clear of snow in winter.

They partner with more than 15 local authorities to keep towns and cities moving and also work with clients such as Highways England, Department for Transport, Transport Scotland, Welsh Assembly Government and Transport NI.

Assist the Electrical and Lighting Manager in the delivery of the contract Electrical and Street Lighting service.

- Deliver designs meeting the requirements of the contract and in accordance with relevant standards and codes of practice
- Produce detailed electrical designs for private cable networks in accordance with relevant legislative standards
- Produce detailed electrical designs of exterior installation cable supply networks and controls in accordance with the relevant legislative standards
- Ensure continuous awareness of client requirements and potential changes to projects and advise the Project Manager in regards to change control and implications
- Ensure design solutions incorporate best value engineering principles
- Undertake comprehensive site surveys including night time assessments when required
- Prepare impact assessment reports, conceptual designs and feasibility studies
- Produce reports, estimates, specifications and contract documents
- Maintain an awareness of developments in the industry and new technology
- Liaise with clients, professional organisations, contractors, sub-consultants and other design teams

- HNC, HND or Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent Associate Member of the Institution of Lighting Engineers
- Working towards full membership of ILP and registration as an Incorporated Engineer
- Fully conversant with AutoCAD applications and ability to provide quality AutoCAD drawings
- Good all round project management knowledge
- Ability to produce reports and liaise effectively with clients
- Comprehensive knowledge of British and European electrical and lighting Standards
- Manual Experience in production of Highway lighting designs in accordance with BS5489
- Conversant with lighting design software i.e. Lighting Reality and KeyLIGHTS Experience in the production of cable network designs in accordance with BS7671