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ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR/BID ENGINEER

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable energy generation. Due to Continuing success within these sectors, are seeking an experienced Electrical Estimator/Bid Engineer to join the team in our Bristol office.

►  Role:

As part of the team manage tender enquiries generated from the Sales Team. Taking tender enquiries from tender qualification, quotation build-up, bid submission through to contract award including supplier identification, value proposition and commercial considerations. Reporting to the Head of Department the successful applicant will have a pivotal role in the company’s contract awards.

►   Key Duties:

Responsible for commercial success, technical correctness, and successful return of tender submissions.

  • Manage tender enquires, qualifying requirements of the tender, identifying equipment specification and suppliers.
  • Carry out site surveys, attend pre-tender, post tender and pre-order meetings. Develop strong understanding of the requirements.
  • Set out and build-up of quotations.
  • Engage with sub-contractors and suppliers for best prices.
  • Prepare bid for client submission, including all bid documentation.
  • Meet client tender response timeframes.
  • Attend and/or lead post tender interviews.
  • Hand-over contract awards to Project Team.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues
  • Contribute to the future success to Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications & experience:

  • Experience in engineering tender/bid submissions an advantage but not necessary.
  • Minimum of NVQ level 3 in electrical engineering or similar discipline.
  • Have a good technical knowledge and be able to apply this in a practical way.
  • Flexible and organised to manage workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Competent in interpretation of specifications and drawings.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of High Voltage systems would be an advantage but not necessary.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a full UK driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Company car or car allowance scheme

The role will require work away from home, at sites throughout the UK.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.

 

ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER

Due to our continued success and expansion within the market place, in particular the renewable energy industry, we are seeking Electrical Project Engineers to join our experienced team.

►   Key Duties:

  • Project engineer and be responsible for commercial success, technical correctness, and successful completion of projects.
  • Liaison with clients, consultants and their representatives.
  • Ensure project compliance with CDM and health & Safety requirements.
  • Oversee junior engineers and installation teams.
  • Work closely with in-house engineering staff generate equipment layouts, designs, testing and commissioning procedures.
  • Liaise with manufacturers on design, installation and commissioning issues.
  • Attend manufacturers’ factory acceptance tests.
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications and experience:

  • Experience with a utility or in electrical contracting.
  • Minimum of HNC in Electrical engineering or similar discipline.
  • Have a good technical knowledge and be able to apply this in a practical way.
  • Knowledge of 11, 33 and 132KV systems.
  • Senior authorisation for switching up to 33KV will be an advantage.
  • You will be confident in managing clients and third parties and have a strong commitment to the success of the projects you undertake.
  • Ability to provide ideas and create innovative solutions.
  • Self motivated with ability and initiative to get to the heart of a problem and see it through to completion.
  • Must be available to travel on work related business with some occasional overnight stays.
  • Must have a UK Driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range £30,000 – £50,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Car allowance scheme.
  • Annual bonus depending on personal and company performance.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.

 

COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable energy generation. Due to Continuing success within these sectors and expansion leads to this vacancy. The commissioning of these substations is the final and critical stage of the build. To strengthen our team we are seeking an experienced Electrical Commissioning Engineer.

►  Duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Plan and carry out work in a safe manner, adhering to health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Liaising with in house project engineers to produce and develop commissioning plans.
  • Carry out onsite, pre and post energisation commissioning of substation equipment and protection schemes to ensure Powersystems projects meet with the highest standards.
  • Liaison with clients, consultants and their representatives.
  • Produce commissioning reports and test documentation.
  • Manage interfaces between Powersystems and client / DNO commissioning engineers.
  • Liaise with manufacturers on commissioning issues and attend FAT tests.
  • Provide technical support to project engineers during design and drawing approval process.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications and experience:

  • Candidates should have gained relevant experience of commissioning activities within the electrical contracting or utility industries.
  • We would expect you to be self-motivated with proactive approach to work and be able to rise to a challenge.
  • Educated to a minimum HND level qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Sound technical electrical engineering knowledge within the power sector.
  • Previously authorised on electrical safety rules for high voltage systems.
  • Flexible and organised to manage workload to meet deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team.
  • Track record of commissioning.
  • Excellent communication & IT skills.
  • Full UK driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications
  • Pension contribution
  • Private health insurance
  • Car allowance scheme

The role will require work away from home, at sites throughout the UK.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.

ELECTRICIAN

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable energy generation. Due to continuing success within these sectors and expansion we are seeking experienced Electricians to join our existing team on projects throughout the UK.  Due to the nature of our work, candidates will be required to travel and stay away from home.

 ►   Key Duties:

  • Undertake site electrical installations including; lighting and power, cable tray/ladder, cable installation, switchgear installation.
  • Carry out Inspections and testing to both new and existing installations.
  • To undertake electrical maintenance on customer’s installations as necessary.
  • To provide assistance to the HV teams on larger site installations.
  • Take a Supervisory role when necessary.
  • Mentor and coach junior staff in developing their knowledge and skills.
  • Carry out work in a safe manner, adhering to health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Take personal ownership and responsibility of any company property entrusted to them.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.
  • Be able to take the role as lead electrician on projects, reporting to Site Manager and Project Manage.

►   Key qualifications & experience:

  • Experience of working within the electrical power sector desirable.
  • Experience of working on Construction sites.
  • Must hold JIB approved ECS card.
  • Time served Approved Electrician having served recognised apprenticeship to 17th /18th Edition.
  • Inspection Testing (2391 or equivalent) desirable but not essential.
  • Experience working on Commercial & Industrial installations.
  • Ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications £16-17.15 per hour + travel paid, with overtime available.
  • Accommodation with staying away and subsistence allowance.
  • Company mobile phone provided.
  • 20 days holiday, increasing annually to 25 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Fully equipped company vehicle, tools and equipment.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Private Health/insurance.
  • Company clothing and PPE provided.
  • Training and development provided.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.

HV CABLE JOINTER

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable energy generation. Due to continuing success within these sectors and expansion we are seeking experienced High Voltage Cable Jointers to join our existing team on Projects throughout the UK.  Due to the nature of our work, candidates will be required to travel and stay away from home.

►   Key Duties:

  • To carry out HV cable jointing and terminations on 11kV and 33kV (Experience on higher voltages desirable but not essential).
  • To carry out earthing and cable installations.
  • To provide assistance to electricians and other trades on larger installations.
  • Take a Supervisory role when necessary.
  • Mentor and coach junior staff in developing their knowledge and skills.
  • Assist with site breakdowns and investigative procedures.
  • Carry out work in a safe manner, adhering to health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Act as a competent person to receive safety documentation.
  • Take personal ownership and responsibility of any company property entrusted to them.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications & experience:

  • Experience of working within the electrical power sector desirable.
  • Experience of working on Construction sites.
  • Must hold JIB approved ECS card.
  • Experience working on Commercial & Industrial installations.
  • Ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications £16-17.15 per hour + travel paid, with overtime available.
  • Accommodation with staying away and subsistence allowance.
  • Company mobile phone provided.
  • 20 days holiday, increasing annually to 25 days, plus bank holidays.
  • Fully equipped company vehicle, tools and equipment.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Private Health insurance.
  • Company clothing and PPE provided.
  • Training and development provided.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.

HV SENIOR AUTHORISED PERSON

Powersystems UK Ltd is a high voltage engineering company specialising in electrical power infrastructure, grid connections and renewable energy generation. Due to Continuing success within these sectors and expansion leads to this vacancy. Operating on high voltage systems up to 132KV we are looking for a dedicated SAP who will be able to attend sites all over the UK to carryout switching in order to achieve safety from the system and issue safety documents to our installation and commission staff.

 

►   Key Duties:

  • Plan and carry out work in a safe manner, adhering to health and safety procedures at all times.
  • Liaison with clients, consultants and their representatives to ensure safe working practices.
  • Attending site to carry out HV switching operations in accordance with our electrical distribution safety rules.Issuing of
  • safety documents.
  • Identifying and spiking of cable circuits including fault location.
  • Testing of cable circuits.
  • Assist project and commissioning engineers with HV testing when required.
  • Oversee and mentor junior engineers, competent persons and authorised persons who are working towards SAP status.
  • Manage interfaces between Powersystems and client / DNO SAP’s.
  • Project a professional image to clients and colleagues
  • Contribute to the future success of Powersystems UK Ltd and its clients.

►   Key qualifications & experience:

  • Experience with a utility or in electrical contracting as a Senior Authorised Person.
  • A minimum of HNC in Electrical engineering or similar discipline.
  • Have a good technical knowledge of HV switchgear, both current and obsolete equipment.
  • Flexible and organised to manage workload to meet deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work proactively on own or as part of a team
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

►   Salary & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Company car or car allowance scheme.

The role will require work away from home, at sites throughout the UK.

Powersystems UK Ltd is an Employee Owned Business and as such has a keen interest in the well-being of all its employees. We encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share great ideas and be involved in the success of our business.

We offer a positive working environment, relaxed in terms of some approaches, yet highly professional with excellent support mechanisms in place to develop your knowledge and career. If you believe that you have what it takes to power our future together then we wish to hear from you.