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Senior HV Electrical Project Engineer - T&D

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Vacancy: Senior HV Electrical Project Engineer - T&D 

Location: Dublin

Salary: Negotiable



The HV Electrical Senior Project Engineer will participate with and frequently lead T&D project teams consisting of members from various groups and disciplines across a number of areas within the organisation and externally. The Senior Project 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.


  • 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 firm’s T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • Support the development of junior and intermediate team members’ technical and project management skills
  • 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

Managing the projects 

  • Work with wider project team to review & manage the project from inception to handover
  • Undertake regular meetings with the supply chain and Client to maintain progress & to ensure resources are matched to the project delivery programme
  • Work with the project team to develop the project specific quality plan
  • Be commercially aware, mitigating the project risk as much as possible and protect the company’s exposure to risk
  • Ensure that the Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures are followed & adequate records maintained
  • To liaise with the project manager & prepare the project close out report


Managing the people 

  • Review with the project manager the allocation of resources & general progress
  • Contribute to assessment reviews of the organisation’s personnel
  • Motivate the project team 


Managing the Client and other external relationships

  • Develop a strong & maintain an excellent working relationship from the start to the completion of the project
  • To act as an ambassador with any stakeholders involved with the project
  • Meet and exceed the contractual requirements delivering on time, safely & to the highest quality


Testing & Commissioning 

  • Develop, with the commissioning team, a project specific commissioning plan, amending as required following input from the Client and / or System Operator
  • Attend Commissioning & Energisation coordination meetings as required
  • Provide (and coordinate with external parties where required) technical support and address faults as required 


Day-to-Day Control 

  • Provide technical support and direction, within your competence, to T&D Project Team members, including the application of technical standards
  • To undertake other activities which the Company may reasonably require to be undertaken on a temporary basis which are within an individual’s area of competence
  • To report progress and/or problems to the Management team as appropriate



  • Detailed knowledge of power engineering, including technical and installation requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of power system operation and development
  • Commercial acumen
  • Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures
  • Staff / Team management – working with their strengths and their weaknesses
  • BEng Engineering (appropriate course content)


  • B. Eng Degree or equivalent recognised Engineering degree in Electrical / Power 


  • Appropriate IEng, CEng, PEng, Eur Ing or equivalent
  •  Experience working for or with DNOs or TSOs in the UK or Ireland