Position: OHL Design Engineer


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist design activities of OHL transmission and distribution lines worldwide
  • Assist Engineers and Lead Designers within the design, construction and refurbishment of overhead lines according to the relevant engineering standards
  • In-House designs of overhead lines, new build and refurbishment
  • Site Visits as required
  • Liaise with team members in other offices throughout the world
  • Ensure Safety and Health practices are adhered to, and employee and public safety is maintained in all aspects of your work.
  • Be responsible for the management of projects of varying size and complexity
  • To skill up and undertake designs, using line design software and other propriety software for the following tasks:
  • Production of SAG Tension Reports
  • Profiles and Route Drawings
  • Clearance Reports and Calculations
  • Wire Clearance Drawings
  • Tower Analysis
  • Tower Modelling
  • Insulator Set Design
  • Foundation Design
  • Line Profiling and Catenary Support System
  • Tower Setting Levels


Skills and Experience Required

  • Degree Qualified (structural or civil)
  • Proven knowledge or experience of structural design (especially truss, plate and connection designs)
  • MS Office Suite Proficient
  • Excellent Team Communication Skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK with a Full UK Driving License


  • A Knowledge of OHL Transmission or Distribution Design
  • Experience of a CAD software package (AutoCad, Solidworks, Inventor, PLS-CADD, TOWER)
  • Experience in Finite Element Analysis
  • 3-5 years of post-university experience in a structural design capacity

Knowledge of relevant Eurocodes/British Standards for steel structural design


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