Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/01/2021 23:59
£33,782 to £37,890 p.a. Grade 11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
Your normal place of work will be Meadowfield but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Working within the Construction Consultancy Services (CCS) team, the post holder will be responsible for project managing the delivery of various projects or programmes of work for the County Council.

The CCS team has a full and varied portfolio of projects which includes the construction of a major strategic employment site; construction of major highway junction improvements; management of bridge structural works; a rolling programme of new build and refurbishment projects across the school estate; a continuous programme of capitalised maintenance condition works; public realm improvements; the construction of the new headquarters and office accommodation fit out of a further 4 buildings; highways infrastructure works; the refurbishment of a number of leisure centre buildings; implementation of sustainability projects including solar farms and LED lighting retrofits; Zero Carbon depot refurbishment projects; infrastructure works for housing plots; flood defence works and PFI contract management.

Whilst the teams portfolio is varied this post will be based in the Mechanical and Electrical design section of the team and have a particular focus on electrical design works.

In the role of Senior Electrical Design Engineer, you will be primarily responsible for:

• Organisation and management of a small team within the
Mechanical and Electrical Section

• The provision of Electrical Design Services to ensure
maximum, efficient and effective use is made of resources

• Working with the Section Manager, using a multi-disciplinary
approach, to deliver projects within programmes of work

• Support the Council’s Strategic Property Management function

• Use of Concerto, in conjunction with the Mechanical and
Electrical Section Manager and wider Construction Consultancy
Service (CCS) section, to ensure commission information is
updated and managed

• The provision of advice in relation to the Section’s specialist areas
of design

• Financial and resource management to ensure delivery of
financial targets

• Identify and manage risks associated within the work load

• Health and Safety planning and management within the team
and section

• Manage and work alongside the Framework Consultants

• Develop and ensure effective co-ordination and communication
between all sections of Building Design Services and with all

• Required Qualifications:
HNC/NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in an Electrical/Building Services
related subject

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alasdair Cameron, Section Manager Mechanical, Electrical and Asbestos on tel. no. 03000 260965 / 07880 180198

Candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd February 2021.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.