Feb 07, 2024

HV Protection / Primary design engineer - Electrically bias

£40,000 - £50,000 yearly
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  • Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

Job Description

My client is an Electrical Engineering specialist in the HV sector, covering various areas such as: Substations, Power stations, Wind farm, Power generation, Data centres, switchgear, demolition etc. With a reputation for quality and excellence, continually striving to develop our brand and believe that great people are at the heart of business success! We are looking for a Protection Design Engineer to join our design team to support the Electrical Design Department. Areas of the job include: Preparing electrical protection schemes for power engineering projects. Preparation of SLD’s/Block protection diagrams and specifying detailed Relay/Protection panel designs. Preparation of Protection Coordination grading Studies covering both the HV & LV side of the projects. Proficient in AutoCAD, preparing your own drawings as required. Liaising with asset adoption authorities (typically DNOs) to agree protection solutions. Assist the wider electrical design team to prepare and submit contestable designs up to 132kV Liaise with the Procurement team and manufacturers to agree the best procurement solutions Preparing I/O signal lists and working closely with the Controls engineer in the development of SCADA and Multicore designs. Assist field based staff with panel wiring designs/faults Assist operational commissioning engineers as required Assist sales team with tendering and concept designs Here’s what we need from you: Degree in Electrical Engineering Minimum 5 years’ experience as a protection design engineer. Experience of preparing and submitting contestable design submissions to DNOs up to and including 132kV. Experience with electrical work at 132kV would be advantageous Be able to interpret electrical engineering drawings Good communication skills and ability to Multitask What will you get in return? A competitive salary and updated benefits package Join a business that is on a big growth path, with the scope to develop and progress in many areas of the business

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