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  • Job reference: RMS0226670

Hardware Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2020
  • Duration: 12months+
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/11/20)
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The Role:
Our client is looking for an experienced Engineer to join the Transmission & Distribution team. Able to perform all aspects of design and implementation of Substation Control & Protection Systems. Interpret customer requirements (including schedules, drawings etc.), have an understanding of system engineering design and be prepared to be involved in and lead site visits for the purpose of survey. Suitable candidate would also be involved in extensive substation upgrade programmes.

This position would suit someone who has a good grounding in Substation secondary systems engineering and enjoys working in an engineering environment, who is keen to become involved in all aspects of a project and is keen to learn and develop new skills as part of an experienced and committed team.

Role description:
* Working to agreed procedures/methods and standards with configuration and engineering design responsibilities.
* Interpret and verify customer supplied data and specifications.
* Produce system designs from customer supplied information using existing generic approach
* Creating/modifying system drawings, general arrangements, schematics & wiring diagrams etc.
* Produce client design documentation and test documentation
* Producing all necessary documentation to support the production of the systems
* Lead site surveys and assist in the preparation of Health and Safety Documentation
* Support Site acceptance testing


Personal Qualities
* Ability to work as part of a team.
* Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
* Have excellent communication skills.
* Be flexible in their methods of working.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of substation control & protection systems
* Experience of substation secondary systems panel design
* At least, educated to HND level in an Electrical Engineering discipline.
Preferably educated to degree level in relevant subject(s).
* Experience/Knowledge of IEC61850
* Computer literate with Autocad and Excel experience.
* Capable of good customer communications.
* Methodical approach to the interpretation of customer requirements.
* Hold a current full driving licence (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK)
* Must be willing to go for a basic disclosure Scotland check

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Site Installation and Commissioning experience.
* Experienced in the GE or Pacis and/or DS Agile Control System
* Experience of ABB Control Systems.
* Experience of Protection solutions (GE/Siemens/ABB/SEL)

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