Amey Consulting Utilities Professional Services – Electricity Transmission & Distribution

Job type 
06 March 2016

Amey offers a major design capability in electrical transmission and distribution services for 11kV through to 400kV substations. We have over 20 years of experience in this sector; and offer services through the entire project lifecycle from feasibility, design and construction of new substations and refurbishment and reconfiguration of existing substations. 

Within the power market much of our work is carried out under long-term framework agreements with our network clients. Our professional services encompass power industry consultants, civil and electrical engineering disciplines, project management and planning. These are supported by all the necessary health, safety, environmental and quality management processes to ensure reliable and effective delivery.

What is the purpose of this role?

Reporting to the Principal Engineering Manager and working as part of a dedicated multi-disciplined engineering team, the Protection and Control Engineer will support the production of technically sound Protection and Control design solutions, including all associated cost and progress reporting. 

What makes this role unique?

You will be a valuable member of an engineering team responsible for preparing project design deliverables to budget and programme. 

What will this role involve?

  • Preparation of Protection and Control design deliverables, feasibility studies, reports, programmes and cost estimating 
  • To supervise and check the work produced by CAD Technicians 
  • Quality Assurance responsibilities 
  • Assist with contract and tender preparation 
  • Preparation of technical documentation and reports 
  • Dealing with project related correspondence and attending meetings with clients and suppliers 
  • Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief and client requirements 
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations 
  • Maintaining a strong focused client relationship 
  • Preparation and  implementation of effective, value for money and innovative design solutions 

What are we looking for?

  • BEng, or equivalent in a relevant Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Member of the IET, or equivalent professional body and working toward full Chartered status
  • Working experience in the Electrical Power sector
  • Sound understanding of electrical substation design principles
  • Experience in the preparation of detailed Electrical schematic diagrams for substation Protection and Control systems.
  • Experience in preparing Electrical wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and interface packages from schematic diagrams.
  • Experience in the design of ancillary systems such as battery and interlocking schemes
  • Calculation of relay settings and preparation of logic files
  • Experience in interpreting client specifications and policies to prepare tender submissions
  • Good IT Skills 
  • Developing and Embracing good practice in Health and Safety and CDM Regulations 
  • Experience of working as part of multidisciplinary design teams.
  • Good communication skills due to dealing with a variety of engineering disciplines and unique client requirements. 
  • Client focused approach to service delivery
  • Co-ordinate workload for efficient delivery of design drawings.

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. 

We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. 

Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. 

Amey is an equal opportunities employer.