Job type full-time
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Hitachi abb power grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for allWe help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools openCome as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from othersBring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: diversity + collaboration = great innovation
Hitachi abb power grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for allWe help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools openCome as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from othersBring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: diversity + collaboration = great innovation you will be part of high voltage direct current (hvdc), a business line within hitachi abb power gridsThe hvdc technology has been on the market for the past 60 years and is used to transmit power over long distances with minimal losses, using overhead lines, underground and submarine cable systems our projects are typically between 50-1000 million united states dollars (musd) and often engineering, procurement and construction (epc) type of projectsAn increasing portion of the business is also off-shore, where off-shore wind generation is transmitted with hvdc technology from platform to shoreThe hvdc business has a very promising market outlook, based on the rapid development of all renewable energy integrationWe expect to grow significantly over the next few years and are now looking for a civil design engineer to join our teamYou’ll lead and coordinate all civil design disciplines to facilitate an integrated 3d design as specified by the departments processes and relevant technical specificationsDuring the development of the design, constructability and hse aspects shall be consideredHave a close collaboration with other departments within hapg as well as the subcontracted civil design companiesTechnical documentation shall be reviewed both in tenders and in projects.
Technical contribution: coordinates engineering discipline across several projectsProvides technical support for activitiesPrepares complete project documents in one’s area of responsibilityServes as a specialist in application of advanced concepts and methods.
Sales support: assists in preparing proposal/presentation of engineering projects/programs (provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc.).
Contract management: supports contract managers in issuing claims (new/change in scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.)Provides cost effective quality solutions as per customer requirement and delivers within budget and contractEnsures adherence to safety standards and mitigation of potential risks.
Planning and control: create work plans and cost estimates in one’s area of responsibilityReviews and approves scope, budget and schedule for assignments and ensures quality deliverables on time and within targeted costImproves effectiveness of work plan in collaboration with other functions.
Risk and opportunity management: completes risk and opportunity assessments and ensures implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibilityReports any contract / quality / program / cost issues to management along with recommendations for resolution.
Customer: interacts with customers, officials, contractors, and othersAttends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
Supply chain management: collaborates with the supply chain function to ensure that technical requirements for equipment or services are communicated and agreed to with potential suppliersProvides technical evaluation of supplier proposals and accepts as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services.
Technical leadership and knowledge sharing: maintain network of engineering professionals and shares engineering best practice across different projects and disciplines.
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and ideally a minimum of 5 years of experience
Demonstrable civil design experience in uk construction industry
Working knowledge of cdm
Hvdc construction experience desirable
Experience in uk power sector desirable
Proven experience working within procurement civil design, commercial environments.
Flexibility and an open mindset are important features to be successful in this role.
Prior experience with large civil industrial projects highly preferred i.eExperience working on full building structures (not just ground works).
Experience working as a civil designer, at least for a few years, is an advantage.
Experience with 3d modelling.
Experience from procurement process of civil design/construction.
Professional engineer license or ability to obtain.
More about us
Hitachi abb power grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countriesHeadquartered in switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centresWith a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, hitachi abb power grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener gridWww.hitachiabb-powergrids.com
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