Role: Design Support Engineer

Location: Leatherhead
Basic Salary: £ – £/annum based on experience

Timely Recruit is recruiting Design Support Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity for a Design Support Engineer to join a small, focused team that are committed to the design, construction and operation of quality Gas and Electricity Distribution Networks.

Why join this business:

  • Part of a team committed to the efficient design, construction, operation and maintenance of compliant and safe gas and electricity distribution networks.
  • An opportunity for continuous learning and self development.
  • Opportunity to work with well established experts and a lot to be learnt from their expertise.
  • It will equip you to be strongly analytical and enhance problem solving skills.
  • An exciting opportunity to join a small, focused, committed team.
  • Development of relationship skills.
  • Modern Offices and great people to work with.


Job Purpose: Electricity/Gas Design Support Engineer

The Design Support Engineer has to ensure the safe adoption of distribution networks operating up to 7barg/11kV, ensuring that company’s specifications are met. Reviewing expanding network demand and maintaining a high standard of the asset register is vital to organisation’s continued growth.

Summary of main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with design, construction and safety standards as appropriate.
  • Liaison with customers over network design issues to ensure compliance with company’s design and construction policies and standards.
  • Management of applications for connections on to the upstream operator’s network associated with organisation’s managed networks.
  • Verification of applications for Electricity and Gas connections on to the upstream operator’s network made by customers associated with asset adoption works.
  • Manage applications made by other network operator’s or customers for connections on to networks including evaluation of any network reinforcement requirements.
  • Manage the relationship between the company and all upstream parties for capacity and demand negotiations.
  • Delivery of CAD designs and drawings where required.
  • Development of safety and risk assessment requirements required at the design and adoption stages of a project.
  • Ensuring that the requirements of the company’s Health and Safety Policy are met.
  • Ensuring that the requirements of the organization’s Asset Management System are met.
  • Participation in reviews and updates of the current operational procedures and technical standards.

Attributes and Experience

  • Gas or electricity network design experience with the ability to use IT based design software.
  • A good understanding of 2D CAD drawing.
  • An ability to adopt a wider perspective than the immediate bounds of the role description.
  • A team player
  • Transferable experience in ensuring Compliance and safe adoption of Electricity and Gas Distribution Networks
  • Design knowledge and experience of 11KV networks or 7 barg networks
  • Working experience in the Electricity or Gas distribution sector.
  • Designing networks and analytically minded
  • If you meet these requirements and are interested to discuss the role, Please APPLY NOW