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Principal Engineer - Overhead Lines

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. Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as One Murphy by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success. There s more to Murphy. Principal Engineer Overhead Lines (OHL) J Murphy and Sons Ltd are currently looking for a Principal Engineer 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 Establish and promote best practice in health, safety, and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHES department. Effectively scope, plan and manage production of design documentation from tender through to project implementation stage Understanding CDM and ability to undertake design and construction Risk Assessments Provide a technical assessment and review of 3rd Party designs, ensuring compliance with the brief to meet client and Murphy requirements. Check the design work of other staff members and external designers. Provide advice and guidance on design issues. Resolution of technical project issues, incidents, defects and failures, incident investigation, examining causes of failure, rectification analysis, review, advice and redesign. Maintain responsibility for the storage, filing and archiving of documents relevant to design tasks. Manage the financial and commercial aspects of the project with the support of Engineering Manager, monitoring progress against, and ensuring the project is delivered to programme and budget. Administration and monitoring of design change. Seek regular formal and informal feedback from clients on design work and that it is collated and saved in accordance with procedure, noting lessons learned and ensuring continuous improvement. Who are we looking for? IEng/CEng with ICE, IStructE or IET. Knowledge of UK TNO procedural and technical requirements as well as ENA and BSI standards Background of undertaking the design of 132/275/400kV OHL Transmission projects, tower refurbishment, line upgrading and tower modification projects Co-ordination of HV Cable Works design and interfaces throughout project lifecycle including development of drawings & calculations Experience of supporting the planning and construction of OHL projects including knowledge of installation methodologies and associated temporary works An understanding of the commercial and technical issues in undertaking a large-scale construction project Experience of interfacing with other HV design disciplines (Substation, HV Cable and Civils) Preferably previous Contractor design Approval Engineer and/or Design Assurance Engineering authorisation Familiarity with OHL Design Software such as PLS-CADD and Tower. 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: 707265563-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Murphy Group
    Murphy Group
  • Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent