Amec Foster Wheeler Electrical Design Engineer in Darlington, United Kingdom

Wood has got a requirment for the provision of Electrical Design Engineering support to the T&D Electrical Substation team. The role will be to execute deliverables as per the responsibilities detailed below utilizing the latest industry software. The successful candidate will be fully accountability for the production of design & engineering deliverables for multi-discipline HV/MV/LV Substations in line with local client and international standards ensuring full compliance with HSSE and Quality directives. Responsible for survey work and establishing project requirements. Producing and managing CAD output and document control functions. Reporting to senior staff on progress and schedule status. Working alongside other disciplines to ensure full multi-discipline co-ordination.


  • Substation equipment layouts HV/MV/LV

  • Lighting, small power, utilities, UPS, Fire protection design

  • Multi-discipline co-ordination

  • Earthing and lightning protection design

  • Detailed wiring, SLD, schematic and block diagram production

  • Cable containment and installation detailing

  • Cable calculations, core sheets and termination details

  • Preparation of Scope of Work documents

  • Review vendor drawings

  • Site survey works

  • Monitoring deliverable progress

  • Construction site support

  • Input into HSSE deliverables


  • Formal Academic Engineering qualification HNC or above

  • Extensive years Electrical MV/LV Design Experience

  • Significant experience working with CAD

  • Significant Industry experience

  • HSSE competency

  • Experience with multi-discipline projects

  • Familiar with major electrical plant equipment

  • Sound electrical technical competency

  • Experience with all aspects of engineering deliverable production

  • Familiar with substation design

  • Quality Assurance competent

  • Competent with CAD and Industry Standard Software packages

  • Familiar with latest industry standards


  • Batchelor and / or Masters in engineering

  • Significant HV/MV/LV Substation Experience

  • Significant experience working in construction/commissioning

  • T&D Experience

  • Autodesk Revit experience

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2017-20941

Name: Agency / Contract

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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