JOB TITLE: Field Engineer (Switchgear)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Warrington
Job Reference : 11465 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 16/04/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £38000 per annum + Van,Petrol,Pension,BUPA,OT
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

The holder of this job will:- Have at least 3 years experience of installing, commissioning and maintaining switchgear Supervise/perform the following activities (at UK, overseas and offshore locations) on switchgear and related equipment. -Off-loading -Commissioning -Modifications/refurbishment -Maintenance -Systems testing and fault diagnosis *High Voltage Testing (415v - 33kv systems) *CT Magnetisation Curves *CT Primary Injection


Job Description


Job Title:-Field Engineer - (North/West London UK.)
Reports to:-Senior Project Manager - Field Services
Purpose of job:-To perform at UK and overseas locations the installation,
commissioning, modification and maintenance of electrical
distribution equipment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES:-

1.Supervise/perform the following activities (at UK, overseas and offshore locations) on switchgear and related equipment.
-Off-loading
-Commissioning
-Modifications/refurbishment
-Maintenance
-Systems testing and fault diagnosis
2.Perform site risk assessments and assist in producing method statements.
3.Document test results and produce site work reports.
4.Contribute to the formulation of offers for site activities.
5.Participate in necessary schemes to provide cover outside of normal working hours.
6.Assist with works tests when necessary.
7.Contribute to customer training activities.
8.Promote the Company's service activities, identify and pursue business opportunities.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

General Background and Experience

The holder of this job will:-

*Have at least 3 years experience of installing, commissioning and maintaining switchgear
*Have experience of working alone and as part of a team at UK, overseas and offshore locations.

Personal Attributes

The holder of this job will:-

*Be self-motivated and resourceful, flexible with respect to changing tasks and available at the times required to perform them
*Be customer/results focused and demonstrate a 'service' disposition
*Be willing to work at nuclear, military and offshore locations
*Be willing to learn similar disciplines on related distribution equipment

Skills and Qualifications

The holder of this job will:-

*Hold a full driving license and passport
*Possess good written and verbal communication skills
*Have good inter-personal skills
*Be well grounded in shop floor assembly and test techniques
*Be well grounded in on site cold commissioning techniques on 33kv networks.
*Be well grounded in the principles & application of electrical safety from the risks associated with live HV networks.
*Demonstrate appropriate underpinning knowledge in the form of academic qualifications (e.g. Degree/HNC) or relevant experience.

Commissioning Experience:

The holder will be experienced in the principles of:

*High Voltage Testing (415v - 33kv systems)
*CT Magnetisation Curves
*CT Primary Injection
*Relay Secondary Injection (Both electro mechanical and 'PSL' relays)
*VT Primary Injection
*Control Circuit Wiring testing
*Mechanical/Electrical function testing of 415v - 33kv switchboards & networks
*G59 Schemes

Key Performance Indicators

The holder of this job
*Produce site reports/ test results within 3 working days of completing a contract
*Complete time sheets on a weekly basis
*Complete Health & Safety documentation on a weekly basis whilst in a supervisory role
*Complete Method Statements & Risk assessments within timescales set
*Complete installations & maintenance against agreed timescales


Job Keywords

switchgear, electrical, mechancial, engineering, plc, field, service, high voltage, maufacturing, testing, switchboard, hv, lv, comissioning, install, repair, maintenance, upgrade,transformer, application, fault finding, system, voltage,



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