Principle Traction Power Engineer - upto70k DOE Birmingham

The Energy Resources Network Ltd
10 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Traction Power Engineer - 70K+ DOE - Birmingham

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and experienced Principal traction power engineer to lead and support our Midlands team in projects such as HS2 and other multi-disciplinary projects.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Our rail team are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, imaginative and committed person to join our growing, world-class rail business as a Principal traction power engineer. In return, we offer you the opportunity to develop your career and shape exciting projects, such as HS2, Crossrail 2, Northern Powerhouse, Midland Hub etc.

Principal Traction Power Engineer:
Be based around the Midlands to provide traction power support in the Birmingham area, but also support teams in other parts of the UK.
The role will encompass:
Responsibility for the successful performance of traction power projects in the Midlands areas. You will also lead the support of the UK Midlands office for existing and in preparation for new projects (e.g. HS2).
Ideally, commercial and financial responsibility for the delivery of traction power projects on time and to budget.
Line management responsibilities as the team in the Midlands grow.
Business development responsibilities (as part of a wider BD plan for the traction power team).

You will be responsible for providing technical input, on the issues described below, on major projects. The work covers all areas of DC and AC traction power systems including issues associated with earthing and bonding of such systems and also including in AC/DC interface areas.
Part of your role is to work in the following subject matter area:
Ideally you need experience in a wide range of traction power engineering as follows:
Traction power systems design for AC and DC based rail systems
Have knowledge of AC and DC traction power supplies including an understanding of major feeding and sectioning principles

* Have knowledge of AC and / or DC traction power protection studies
* Have the ability to coordinate DNO supply connections and substation interfaces at voltages up to 400kV
* Have the ability to carry out LV protection calculations in accordance with the requirements of BS7671 (IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations)
* Be able to perform traction power substation layout design
* Have the ability to develop site layout plans, building layout plans and switchgear arrangements in a CAD environment
* Be experienced in providing on-site design support during the construction phase of traction power substations.
* Be experienced in site acceptance testing and commissioning of traction power substations
* Have knowledge of traction power earthing and bonding principles
* Have knowledge of other railway LV systems including station power supplies, station services, signalling power supplies, etc.

The business offers excellent career progression for the right candidate alongside attractive benefits. If you are looking for a role with a forward thinking, progressive organisation, this could be ideal for.
If you have 2 or 3 of these skills I still want to hear from you or if you require further information please call me ************ or email your cv to Dwayne at energyresourcesnetwork dot com

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