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Principal Engineer - HV Cables

Cannock, Staffordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities. There s more to Murphy. Principal Engineer - HV Cables. J Murphy and Sons Ltd is currently looking for a Principal Engineer to join our award-winning team. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Principal Engineer will have to provide a cost conscious and safe engineering service to a variety of projects. They will also have to manage engineers and assist the Project Manager in current operations. This role could be based from one of our offices in Golborne, Leeds, Cannock or London. Following the One Murphy approach, we re able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. J. Murphy & Sons has designed, constructed, and commissioned projects for clients such as National Grid, SSE and ├śrsted, on both transmission and distribution networks within the Energy sector. Acknowledged within the top five best big companies to work for by Best Companies, there is no better time to join J. Murphy & Sons. Take a look at the role outline below and if you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Principal Engineer within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, then get in touch today! If you are seeking a new role but this is just not quite right for you, why not come and join us on Wednesday 21st September at 6:30pm where we will take you through the history of J. Murphy & Sons, our values, projects and current vacancies. We are always happy to answer any questions which you may have - Sign up by using the following link: J. Murphy & Sons Online Recruitment Event. What you will be doing: Developing HV/EHV cabling systems specifications, concept/detailed design and design review, estimation, site supervision and support as required. Provide technical support to the team on all aspects of HV cable system engineering and design Prepare plant and equipment technical specification, power cable route specifications, tender specifications, technical and progress reports Ensuring correct and accurate interface with other engineering functions involved in the projects, attend, and conduct internal and external meetings with colleagues, clients, and subcontractors. Support factory inspections. Perform technical calculations including cable size, rating calculations, TMF and EMF calculations, Sheath induced voltage calculations and other. Perform design reviews, verification of design Ensuring all project designs are compliant with CDM regulations, relevant legislation and company procedures Establish and promote best practice in health, safety, and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department. Assist with temporary works design schemes. Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain. Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques. Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay. Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works. Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality. Who are we looking for? Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Power Engineering Proven experience working on power engineering projects Detail design Experience of cabling projects Co-ordination of HV Cable Works design and interfaces throughout project lifecycle including development of drawings & calculations Ability and confidence to communicate and present to Top Level Management, Senior level clients An understanding of the commercial and technical issues in undertaking a large-scale construction project Ability and confidence to discuss engineering issues with people across various levels and disciplines Drafting Risk Assessment & Method Statements Knowledge of AutoCAD Professional 2D, CYMECAP, Mathcad About Murphy Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities. Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support. Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy s inclusive culture. What you ll get in return Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development. 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review Above market rate contributory pension scheme Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records. If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today
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  • Job Reference: 707265561-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Murphy Group
    Murphy Group
  • Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent