Design Project Manager

Cordant Technical and Engineering
£35000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
06 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Design Project Manager - Reading - £35k - £54k (DOE) Pension 25 days holiday Share Scheme Great Company Benefits Career Development Opportunities The Company This is a fantastic opportunity to join a FTSE 100 business which is one of the UKs fastest growing and largest energy companies. My client is a multi billion pound turnover distribution network operator tasked with the essential maintenance and improvement of a crucial area of the UKs power distribution grid. With over 20,000 employees operating out of 150 locations this business has a truly national footprint. Role The successful candidate will manage the design and preconstruction stage of substation build or refit, OHL or cabling projects between 11kV and 132kV voltages ranging between £500k and £30mil in value. They will lead a team of up to ten multidisciplinary engineers including civil, protection and CAD specialists. Pulling together different design disciplines the successful candidate will be responsible for the detailed design of the project and setting/ planning construction phases. In addition to all this they will also have input into costing the job and evaluating subcontractor tenders. Responsibilities: Managing a multi-disciplinary team to design substation build/ refit, underground cabling or OHL projects. Providing technical leadership to the design team and assisting with detailed primary systems design Pulling together different design disciplines to achieve the overall best holistic design for the project. Helping to plan the construction phases of the project. Cost projects. Evaluate subcontractor tenders Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to resolve technical and commercial issues. Requirements: A degree or HNC in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution Professional electrical engineering experience Primary Systems design experience for Power T&D A sound understanding of distribution networks gained within an ICP, IDNO, DNO or contractor background. Solid organisational awareness and ability Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic Customer service orientated Analytical thinker Salary/Benefits Circa £35k - £54k (DOE) Pension Share Scheme Great company benefits Company Car/ Car allowance Key skills/Other job titles - 11kV, 33kV, 66kV, 132kV, Substation, IDNO, ICP, Electrical Designer, Design Engineer, Design project management Location - Reading, South East If you are interested in this position or would like to know more, please forward your CV or contact us in the following ways: Josh Whiting on 0161 831 1608 or Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as