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Gas Network Design Engineer

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Posted: 02/04/2019
Reference: 764028
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Rochdale , Greater Manchester, England (map)
Salary: £35000 - £45000
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Job description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Gas Network Design Engineer to work for one of the UK’s leading Engineering Contractors based in Rochdale.

The purpose of the role is to manage the delivery of the gas designs of their project portfolio.  

Key Responsibilities

•Produce gas designs that can be constructed in compliance with standards and CDM requirements and conform to all relevant Codes of Practice, Company and industry standards in conjunction with civil design
• Liaise with clients to determine the design parameters
• Communicate with the upstream and adopting GT/IGT to obtain design approval
• Carry out risk assessments for the network type and construction methods to be incorporated into the design
• Design the network using a design tool such as Gas Works ensuring the correct pressure tier is applied to determine the network routing and requirements for pressure control equipment
• Liaise with other designers to achieve the most cost-efficient multi-utility solution that is consistent with gas standards
• Maintain a record of the progress of each design project to include communications, notices and applications
• Maintain all design records to include calculations and assumptions made
• Create and deliver the information required for client awareness of their responsibilities
• Attend handover meetings and ensure sufficient information is included to allow delivery to work safely
• Complete variations to designs in accordance with Company procedures
• Produce cost estimates in line with commercial procedures
• Support and develop other members of the team to enhance their technical knowledge and experience to undertake small networks
• Ensure that all tenders and contracts are undertaken in accordance with NERS- / GIRS- specific Operations Manuals

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:
• Degree/HNC/HND in Gas Engineering or a related discipline
• Qualified through IGEM to EngTech
• NVQ Level 4 Gas Network Engineering Management Design Qualification or
• City & Guilds 5831-80 qualification in Gas Network Design
Desirable:
• Qualified through IGEM to IENG
• Experience of working in an ICP/GT/IGT industry
• Knowledge of the gas designer’s duties under CDM
• Have a good level of business, environmental, safety, financial, and regulatory awareness
• Proven ability to work to time, cost and quality
• SUSA safe & unsafe acts

For more information please apply within.

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