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  • Job reference: RMS0155111

Switchgear Designer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: St. Neots, Cambridge PE19
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/08/2015
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
•Ability to create Single Line diagrams, 3 line diagrams, Control circuitry for HV , MV & LV Switchgear
•Strong in basics of industrial electrical engineering
•Detailed Product knowledge of Gas Insulated switchgear (35KV) , Air Insulated switchgear (up to 17.5KV) , Transformers and protection relays
•Ability to quickly refer detailed manuals, interact closely with feeder factories and revert with quick solutions for various possible executions in HV and MV switchgears during sales and execution stage.
•Ability to check , identify issues and comment on third party electrical drawings for various products like UPS, DC systems, DG sets etc
•Ability to do equipment sizing calculations for eg: Transformer , generator , UPS , cable , cable tray sizing etc
using soft wares like AMTECH , ETAP etc.
•Ensure compliance of product by checking specifications, factory drawings and as built drawings
•Work with sales support and sales team during project feed stage to influence customer specifications.
•Extensive experience and proficient in using AUTOCAD
•Identify scope changes to the Engineering team leader and to assist in detailing the impact of such changes
•Interface technically with the client to optimize the system design, co-ordinate resolution of technical queries.
•Work in cross functional teams, engage in constructive discussions with vendors, develop specifications, support sales and project management
•Able to communicate at all levels within the team both verbally and in writing.
•Positive and creative approach to problem solving.
•Culturally aware and demonstrates ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Degree or equivalent in Electrical engineering discipline,
•Proven experience of at least 10 yrs in the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of MV, LV switchgears
•Experienced at working on both national and international projects and companies.
•Familiar with current national and international engineering standards.
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
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