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Test Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/12/2012
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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:
Protection Systems Test Engineers required for 3 months + with our Staffordshire based client. Duties include:

- 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
- Overall functionality tests on multi bay systems, protection and control (Delayed Auto Reclose, Auto Switching, Sequential and Auto Isolation, Intertrip / Backtrip, ATCC etc)
- Configure OMICRON OCC files for Automated Relay and System Testing, including IEC61850 Modules
- Performing customer witness tests on secondary protection, control and communication equipment
- Drawing markup, verification and cross checking

- Fault investigation, post fault analysis, mal-operation diagnostic activities
- Carry out “point to point” wiring checks and panel pre-delivery inspection
- Carry out Applied Voltage Withstand Tests.
- IED checks, inspection and reassembly
- Assist in Quality Assurance and logistical events

- Supporting System Engineers in the design process.
- Support Commissioning Engineers on site.
- Carry out FAT to demonstrate system compliance
- Act as safety buddy to visitors

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.
- Knowledge of FREJA or MEGGER test equipment considered in lieu of OMICRON
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