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Assistant Engineer (Power)

Job Title: Assistant Engineer (Power)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 031410
Job Published: September 27, 2019 14:43

Job Description

Assistant Engineer - Power 031410
Organisation - Network, Planning and Services
Job - Power
Position Type - Full Time
Location: Split between Stratford & Victoria

Transport for London (TfL) Engineers are always looking forward. Join us in one of our Central Engineering, Transport System Engineering or Infrastructure Engineering teams and, as well as maintaining legacy assets, you’ll deliver new systems and solutions. There’s more to it than tubes, roads, buildings and bridges. This is about connecting communities and creating opportunities, so we’re ready for the 21st century and beyond.

Day-to-day, you will provide technical support to projects, maintenance and operations, for design and installation of low voltage AC and 630V / 750V DC traction power plant and distribution systems including associated protection and earthing and bonding arrangements. You will also provide support for TfLs programme of specialist power quality and load measurements and related data analysis and advice.

You will have a good understanding of the fundamentals of electrical power engineering and its practical application to projects and operational railways You will be involved with power system upgrade projects at all stages of the lifecycle from inception to final commissioning. Your role will involve the preparation of feasibility / conceptual designs for power upgrade projects bringing together input from other disciplines. You will help with review of detailed power engineering designs prepared by our supplier organisations to ensure they effectively meet our requirements and also provide engineering oversight during the installation and commissioning phase. You will become a subject matter expert in this field able to use your experience and expertise to provide advice and guidance to less experienced members of the team.

It’s also important you bring a passion for the TfL Vision and strategy too. That’s because, wherever you join us, you’ll explore work of unparalleled scale, scope and variety across a unique range of projects, as you build your career and expertise.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Application Process
Please apply using your most recent CV and Cover Letter. We encourage you to apply for the position that is most relevant to your existing skills, knowledge and experience as shortlisting is carried out on the basis of how well you meet the criteria for the role.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 27th October @ 23:59

A minimum of 5 working days notice will be provided however, please note, due to critical delivery timeframes we may not be able to offer interview slots outside of this period.

Previous Applications
If you have been unsuccessful in applying for this role within the last six months, you need not re-apply.

In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Our benefit package includes;
• Final Salary Pension Scheme
• Free travel for you on the TfL network (and one additional person at your address)
• A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
• 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
• Private Healthcare discounted scheme
• Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
• Retail, health, leisure and travel offers through the MyTfL rewards programme
• Discounted Eurostar travel
• Flexible Working or Part Time Working

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