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Senior HV Design Engineer

Deploy UK Rail

Manchester

Permanent

£75000 - £90000/annum includes pension

M11AF

Posted: 14/05/2024

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Dynamic, respected and growing high voltage (HV) engineering specialists, involved in projects from 11kV - 400kV, require Senior HV Design Engineers with experience designing HV infrastructure (132kV - 400kV), encompassing primary and secondary (control and protection) systems, for a variety of interesting schemes. These projects include battery storage, substations and renewables.

Duties:

* Lead team in the design of substation schemes, whilst working with other engineering disciplines (such as civil and structural)

* Carry out feasibility studies and conceptual designs for HV engineering schemes

* Follow this with the preparation of detailed designs, calculations and specifications, ensuring adherence with grid codes, standards and legislation

* Manage the procurement process, covering supplier qualification, contract negotiation and equipment selection

* Mentor and guide graduate and junior engineers, playing a key role in their professional growth and development

* Manage project budgets and resources, making sure project milestones and targets are achieved

* Lead commissioning and coordinate construction activities

* Make sure all project documentation is accurately completed

* Maintain close relationships with end clients and project stakeholders, answering their technical queries and providing project updates

Requirements:

* Strong experience in the design of HV substation projects (132kV - 400kV), covering areas such as primary and control and protection

* Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline

* Knowledge of grid codes and standards within the transmission and distribution (T&D) industry

* Knowledge of the engineering process from a construction and commissioning standpoint

* Experience in power systems analysis and associated software, such as DigSilent or ETAP

* Excellent leadership, mentoring and communication skills

* Holding chartered status would be beneficial

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HV Substation Design Engineer to join an organisation working on a number of prestigious and technically interesting projects. With a full order book of work and opportunities to progress, there has never been a better time to join this company.

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