Design Technician - Salford

30,637.34 - 31,816.47 GBP
Closing date: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 23:00

We have an opportunity for a Design Technician to join our Domestic Connections team based in Salford. You will produce designs for low voltage connections to our distribution network. 


As a Design Technician you will be responsible for ensuring all new connections related to infrastructure are designed in accordance with current Electricity North West licence conditions, policies and standards. The designs must be low cost solutions in accordance with the common connections charging methodology whilst maintaining Electricity North West policy and standards of compliance.


The key focus of your role as a Design Technician will be on design, valuation, quoting and management of LVSSB low voltage statutory connections inclusive of new connections, additional load requests, service alterations and associated diversion and reinforcement work.


As a Design Technician you will be accountable for ensuring that all customers receive an excellent experience when dealing with ENW by taking a proactive approach to customer service.


You will be responsible for adhering to Ofgem €™s standards, data integrity and provide accurate forecasts of information for the range of projects under your control.


As the successful candidate you will:


  • Have a minimum qualification of an ONC or equivalent in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or working towards this (desirable) or alternatively you would be willing to study towards an ONC qualification (essential);
  • Have previous experience of working to targets and confident in a results driven organisation;
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of 6.6kV/11kV systems and substations, including switchgear, transformers, overhead, underground circuits and protection;
  • Have experience with electrical engineering design and practices and have an in-depth knowledge of the electricity distribution business;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Construction Design Management regulations relating to utility projects;
  • Have an in-depth knowledge/understanding of the competition in the connections market;
  • Have a broad understanding of the construction industry and the particular role Electricity North West undertakes;
  • Be self driven and able to work under pressure to meet relevant business / regulatory targets;
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness;
  • Have excellent customer service skills;
  • Be an excellent verbal and written communicator;
  • Be flexible and adaptable in their approach;
  • Have good team working and interpersonal skills;
  • Have excellent IT skills and demonstrate good analytical reasoning;
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.


Appointment to this role will be on Electricity North West JNC terms and conditions of employment.


The closing date for submission of an application is Monday 24 June 2019; however we reserve the right to close this vacancy early.


As part of the Recruitment & Selection process Electricity North West carries out pre-employment screening to aid in the assessment and overall suitability of an individual to perform a role. If offered a conditional offer of employment you will be required to provide us with additional information to allow us to perform checks in line with our policy.

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