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  • Job reference: RMS0131363

Protection Systems Test Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/12/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

The Role:
Role Outline
• To carry out system testing and material proving activities on Substation Automation and Network Management systems.

• Set up test equipment, simulator configuration and wiring connection schedules
• Relay Secondary Injection Tests on various protection relays and schemes
- Differential Protection
- Distance Protection & Schemes
- Backup Protection and Bay Control Units
- Bus Bar Protection
- Transformer Protection
- Connections Protection
- Generator Protection
• Overall functionality tests on multi bay systems, protection and control (Delayed Auto Reclose, Auto Switching, Sequential and Auto Isolation, Intertrip / Backtrip, ATCC, etc)
• Performing functional testing on Local Control Cubicles (including Electrical Interlocking Schemes)
• Configure OMICRON OCC files for Automated Relay and System Testing, including IEC61850 Modules

Additional tasks
• Fault investigation, post fault analysis, mal-operation diagnostic activities
• Carry out “point to point” wiring checks and panel pre-delivery inspection

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Preferred electrical engineering related education or the equivalent (HNC minimum qualification)
• Able to read and understand wiring and schematic diagrams.
• Able to understand configuration of IED protection relays.
• Knowledge of secondary Injection equipment and Protection Testing Modules (OMICRON)
• Strong IT skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Knowledge of MicroScada Substation Control System
• Knowledge of site commissioning processes
• Strong design capability and experience in the NG engineering discipline of Power System.
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