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DATE ADDED: Wed 19/06/2019

HV Substation Design Engineer

Somerset, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £35000 - £40000/annum benefits

Electrical Design Engineer

You'll be working for an accredited Independent Connection Provider (ICP), which will allow you to design and build HV electricity networks at voltages up 132,000 volts. You'll be involved in taking each project from concept, through detailed civil, electrical and mechanical design, construction, commissioning and finally handover to the client.

As a business, they specialise in connecting new build renewable and conventional power generation and can act as both the ICP and balance of plant (BoP) contractor. They've become one of the leading companies specialising in this sector and are the go-to people for clients looking to connect complex schemes with challenging timescales to the grid. In the last year alone we have connected over 200MW of power generation.

To meet their ambitious (although still realistic) growth plans, they are currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join the team located in their Weston-super-Mare office.

The role preferably requires experience in the design of HV connections to the adopting DNO standards, and you'll also support the tendering team. Understanding of power system calculations will be advantageous.

Salary is dependent upon experience up to £40,000 per annum; in addition, the benefits include, health and life insurance, pension and a generous company bonus scheme.

Overview of responsibilities

* Prepare electrical design for HV substations to relevant standards up to 132kV

* Prepare HV and LV equipment specification up to 132kV

* Produce required calculations

* Provide assistance and tender support

* Engaging with clients, customers, suppliers, contractors and DNO's in a professional manner

* Liaise with manufacturers during design, installation and commissioning

* Travel within the UK may be required for the role with some occasional overnight stays

* Ensure project compliance with all relevant standards and health Safety requirements

Desirable qualifications and experience

* Degree or BTEC/HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering.

* Minimum of 3 years' experience working for a DNO, IDNO, ICP or utility company.

* Understanding low and high voltage (up to 132kV) electrical systems and design

* Ability to use AutoCAD

* Ability to use Excel for calculations

* Knowledge of work to DNO G81 design standards

* Member of IET (Preferred)
Role: HV Substation Design Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Somerset,

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