Senior Electrical Plant Engineer (Substations)



Senior Electrical Plant Engineer (Substations)




London, London 





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Amec Foster Wheeler's Transmission and Distribution business has won a major new contract and we are looking to build our existing team; we are looking for an Electrical Engineer with background and experience in Designing High voltage Substations.

As Senior Electrical Plant Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring technical quality and suitability of all deliverables on the project meeting all technical, construction and operation and maintenance requirements and produced with due account of Safety by design and our More for less approach.

You will provide direction in the production of engineering deliverables on project and ensure all deliverables are produced to meet the project, client, Amec Foster Wheeler and contract requirements. You will also be responsible for ensuring full implementation of Quality Assurance and Control for all deliverables and provide Approval and Checking where necessary for all design deliverables.

Role Specific Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of AIS and GIS equipment and layouts of substation up to 400kV
  • Ability to design site layout and prepare drawings for:
  • Proven knowledge for specifying appropriate AIS and GIS substation plant
  • Support production of standard technical specifications based on IEC and British Standards
  • Participate in meetings as required
  • Ensure quality assurance system compliance and conduct periodic reviews


  • Formal engineering qualification from further education
  • Extensive experience in engineering delivery in a regulated and high safety critical sector
  • Applicable Engineering Tools for role - In line with CAS role requirement for each task
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Experienced leading technical teams


  • Membership to an engineering institution
  • Experience in the Transmission and Distribution sector

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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