Lifecycle Framework Engineer

  • Job Reference: 15814
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2021
  • Employer: UK Resourcing
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  • Location: Warwick (CV34 6DA), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Undefined
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About the role


As Lifecycle Framework Engineer you will manage and develop the technical frameworks associated with asset management tools and techniques for all aspects of Sulphur Hexafluoride insulation gas (SF6) management for National Grid Electricity Transmission. Supporting the development of SF6 abatement solutions, strategy, policy, specifications & associated guidance for all aspects of the lifecycle of assets that contain SF6, you will manage and develop technical frameworks for asset management tools and techniques for SF6 filled assets and abatement of SF6 leakage.


You will develop and implement innovative SF6 leakage abatement solutions and strategies ensuring their implementation through the creation and amendment of policies, technical specifications, work specifications and technical guidance to meet environmental targets.  You will also develop and establish SF6 best-practice, keeping abreast of industry changes within the area of expertise, using key information such as benchmarking to continuously improve, initiating and managing SF6 related innovations.


Facilitating early adoption of SF6 – free technologies, you will act as an interface between other internal and external stakeholders to support the delivery of SF6 abatement interventions and hold responsibility for the development of key relationships.

About You


With a broad technical understanding of electricity transmission assets, and prior experience of working with SF6 or similar insulating gases, you will have an understanding of asset management principles and how they link to business activities, including risk management, decision making, planning, the asset lifecycle and asset data/information.


You will have demonstrable capability for technical documentation, and an understanding of the roles of technical policy, specification and technical guidance, as well as an understanding of the regulatory environment in which utilities operate, and the role regulatory regime plays in the delivery of SF6 abatement solutions.


With experience of implementing industry change that is supported by stakeholders, you are comfortable breaking new ground and changing the way the business makes decisions.  You thrive on taking on new challenges and can work to strict deadlines and are able to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.


You will possess a STEM degree OR equivalent experience and be a member of a relevant professional body, ideally you will have an Institute of Asset Management “Principles of Asset Management” certificate.

What You'll Get


A competitive salary between £42,500 – £50,000 – dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About Us


National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.


In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.


The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. 


Our values and principles 


At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.


As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.


We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

More Information


This role closes on 20th January 2021 however we encourage candidates to submit their application as early as possible and not wait until the published closing date as this can vary.