Phillip Riley

Principal or Senior Design Engineer

Birmingham Permanent / Full Time

I have over seven years experience in running targeted search, permanent & contract recruitment solutions. Since 2018, I have been focussed on the renewable energy sector, supporting clients and candidates achieve their hiring goals.Areas of focus have been within the full project lifecycle from finance & development, engineering, construction and operations and maintenance.Having built a strong network of contacts to the executive level, I am confident in delivering a value-adding experience to clients and candidates alike. I have consulted with clients on talent mapping, pipelining, project hiring & diversity within their organisation. For candidates, I have also provided career coaching and transition services, resume writing and professional development.

Recruiter :
Stephen Overty

Stephen Overty
  • Relocate from the UK to New Zealand
  • Visa Sponsorship & Relocation Available
  • Well-established Consultancy
A long-standing client of Phillip Riley’s is looking for a number of Engineers with expertise in electrical system design, who may have been considering a relocation from the United Kingdom to New Zealand. 
About the company
This national consultancy has been involved with major utility and infrastructure projects across New Zealand and Australia for decades and are known for their innovative solutions. Due to growth across their business and the energy market in both countries they are looking at bringing on additional Principal or Senior Design Engineer(s).
About the role:
Due to continued growth and a strong forward workload they are looking to appoint a Senior or Principal Engineer with a primary systems background to be a leader in their power business.  You will be playing a key role to help design and deliver projects for clients and manage some of these relationships. While there is the technical challenge of delivering projects there is also a leadership element involving mentoring engineers as well as looking after some key client relationships.
The duties will include
  • High voltage Substation design (and installation commissioning experience is advantageous)
  • High voltage Switchyard Layout
  • High voltage Switchyard Refurbishment
  • Cable design (and installation experience if you have it)
  • Medium voltage indoor switchgear design (nice to have)
  • Experience writing specifications and reports
What we need from you;
  • A Degree in Electrical Engineering or another relevant engineering Qualification. MSc or above would be advantageous 
  • Work experience that sees you operate as a Senior Engineer or above
  • Site commissioning and/or construction experience would be advantageous
  • Experience in primary systems design in the T&D sector for substations is essential. 
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and solve complex problems
  • Mentoring other Engineers (Team leadership experience would be advantageous)
For a confidential conversation, please contact Stephen Overty at [email protected] or apply via the link. 

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