Senior Project Engineer

About the Role

United Kingdom
Newcastle up Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Grid Solutions
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Not defined
Interested to work on world class HV substation projects within the Siemens Energy Grid Solutions Business?

We’re looking for dedicated people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join the Siemens Energy Business as a Senior Project Engineer and help us create the technology that will transform entire industries, cities and even countries.

We are experts in delivering on turnkey high voltage substation solutions and due to growth, we have an incredible opportunity for a passionate and talented individual to join our Project Delivery Team as a Senior Project Engineer. Based out of our Newcastle office this incredibly varied position will enable you to work on a plethora of projects across the UK.

If you are looking for a permanent position which will enable you to advance your career with a truly world leader in the delivery of high voltage substation solutions, then this could be the perfect role for you!

Let’s talk about you

Your profile

We are looking for someone who has Project Engineering/Contract Management experience gained within the Transmission & Distribution Industry. You will have a great understanding of Transmission & Distribution standards & technologies together with knowledge of Substation Primary & Secondary Systems. A good knowledge and understanding of current Health and Safety and Environmental Regulations as well as Risk Management processes.
Of course, fantastic communication & interpersonal skills are required along with a strong work ethic, able to work of own initiative and ability to be proactive

Your responsibilities
  • Your Senior Project Engineer role will require you to set in place, support and drive the project / work packages for the assigned Design Engineers on all equipment design and specifications. You will work alongside the Technical Lead Engineer and the Procurement Officer on all subcontractor & supplier packages as well as manage subcontractors/suppliers’ packages through delivery up to handover.
  • You will be required to ensure all technical, procurement and quality information is made available for factory acceptance tests to take place and where necessary, attend acceptance tests, complete supplier / subcontractor performance assessments.
  • Commercially and technically, you are required to raise all potential risks, variations and opportunities and report to the Project Manager
  • You will be responsible for preparing Monthly Progress Reports on the assigned work packages for internal and external reporting, ensure procurement information for QA Plans is communicated to Procurement and liaise with site personnel and commissioning engineers on the work packages
  • You will be required to be customer facing on discussions, technical queries, issues, and design risk management for the work packages assigned to you.

Let’s talk about us
"Let’s make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.
Here at Siemens Energy, we drive innovation, develop new technologies, apply cutting-edge technologies that will set new standards in terms of efficiency, reliability and sustainability.
We’re Siemens Energy. A collection of over 91,000 great minds worldwide, 3,500 in the UK, making the future and you could be one of them. Our daily lives depend on a steady supply of affordable energy. Our Systems Business is committed to meeting this energy challenge through the turnkey delivery of HV substation solutions for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. Siemens Energy are constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries in how digitalisation is shaping the future of the energy industry; we need the best and brightest talent to support us on this journey.

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Our benefits package includes a generous base salary, annual bonus, and we celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. We offer 26 days holiday (which increases with service), up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme and employee discounts just to name a few.