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HV Applications Design Engineer job in Manchester

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Job Ref:  204563988
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
10/10/2016 18:51
HV Applications Secondary Engineer

I am working with one of the world's most reputable engineering companies who are expanding their engineering divisions, and looking for an experienced HV Applications Engineer with a background in Protection and Control systems to support a massive increase of work within energy transmission & distribution sector.

This position will be a long term contract role, with some contractors being kept on for as long as ten years due to the well established reputation of the company, and various progression opportunities.

Role Outline

You will take ownership of designing, specifying and signing off designs of secondary systems/ protection and control designs for large substation build projects, primarily 132kV to 400kV.

To provide technical support in scheme option development and scope clarification against customer specifications, UK standards and design proposals for cost-effective solutions

To develop technical specification for Plant items such as CT's, VT's, Circuit Breakers, auxiliary supply boards and Protection & Control Equipment

Preparation of schematic Diagrams such as:

AC connection diagrams and block tripping diagrams

Distance and unit protection schemes

Biased differential transformer protection & Overcurrent and earth fault protection

Busbar protection and Circuit breaker fail schemes

Auxiliary systems and Local Control cubicles

To calculate Cable, Battery and LVAC loading requirements.

To provide support during the production of Wiring Diagrams, Cable Schedules, core sheets and other general interfacing diagrams.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Minimum 3 years' experience designing Protection and Control systems above 132kV - preferably up to 400kV.

Good understanding of power industry (particularly UK) including technical standards

Competent with relevant software: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Raster Design, etc.

HNC/HND in electrical engineering or higher

Good teamwork, Analytical and communication skills

Location - Manchester

If you are interested or would like to know more, please give me a call or send me your most recent CV to my email.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit (url removed)

Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales
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