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Date Added: Thu 20/06/2024

Senior Design Engineer

Stockport, SK1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £55000 - £65000/annum healthcare,flexible working,pension

Integrum Power Engineering - Part of the OCU Group, is an electrical engineering design & build contractor and ICP specialising in high voltage power transmission & distribution projects. Our industry sectors include utilities, renewable energy, rail and private networks. We offer engineering services across the full project life-cycle, from feasibility studies and design through to installation, commissioning and asset management.

About the job

The Senior Design Engineer will support the full lifecycle from leading engagement with new and existing clients and supporting winning of new works, to design delivery and handover at practical completion with a target of safe by design. It will be important to ensure work is completed to time, to required quality standard and within budget. This role will also have scope to represent Integrum at a national level, ensuring all enquires are handled in the appropriate manner and a positive image of the company is always maintained. You will also be key in promoting business development within the design team.


* Actively support the Principal Design Engineer [Electrical] in the estimating, tendering and planning of new projects;

* Produce conceptual designs, detail designs, manufacturing specifications, operational documentation and validation evidence for electrical engineering solutions in relation to defined requirements;

* Work closely with technical teams to ensure standards & budgets are met;

* Coordinate the production and maintenance of electrical drawings;

* Use Computer-Aided Design (“CAD”) software to deliver panel layouts, circuit diagrams, Single Line Diagrams & Bill off Materials (“BoM”);

* Contribute to construction configuration baselines;

* Deliver high-quality technical reports and presentations;

* Identify and support opportunities for cost savings, efficiency and business improvement;

* Prepare work schedules and allocate resources, as well as supervising junior engineers and sub-contractors;

* Provide engineering support to HV projects in order to deliver exceptional engineering solutions for our customers and optimise efficient project delivery for the business;

* Ensure all safety, quality, technical and commercial requirements are met.

What you will need to be successful:

* Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline with, ideally, Chartered Engineer status;

* Have experience working in, or with, industry, preferably in a multi-disciplinary design, development and production environment, creating bespoke solutions, using both digital and analogue technologies;

* Demonstrate a working knowledge of the DNO Industry Best Practice is desirable;

* Have the soft skills and experience to motivate teams, coach team members;

* Experience of design engineering on projects in the renewable energy and/or wider transmission & distribution sectors and associated knowledge and expertise in technical standards and engineering solutions;

* Ability to support in the quotation of new works using estimating software;

* Experience leading project H&S processes and production of associated documentation, including hazard identification, designers risk assessment and method statements;

* Thorough understanding of both LV and HV design work within a contracting environment;

* Outstanding self-reliance, resourcefulness and initiative, flexible approach and excellent time management.

Company Information

Established in 1994, OCU Group is one of the fastest growing utility engineering contractors in the UK, with a long successful track record in delivering engineering solutions.

Working directly with many of the country's leading blue-chip power, water, telecoms, and rail clients, we are looking for the very best talent to join our growing team.

We pride ourselves on empowering our employees and offering opportunities for them to take control of their own personal development and career progression in a supportive environment.

We believe that being successful is a choice. We choose to be successful.

We are OCU, 'One Company United'.

As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and do not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us
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