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Senior Hardware Engineer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Automation & controls

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45k per year

  • Contact:

    Charles Cureton

  • Contact email:

    Charles.Cureton@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

  • Job ref:

    55993

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Senior Hardware Engineer

Business: Transmission & Distribution

Status: Permanent

Location: Stone, Staffordshire

Reference: T&D-2020-14

Summary of the role:

We are looking for an Enthusiastic Experienced Engineer to join our existing Transmission & Distribution team to perform all aspects of design and implementation of Substation Control & Protection Systems. Suitable candidate must be able to communicate effectively with the customer, have the ability to 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 Capula 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
  • Supervise/lead project team members

Essential Skills

  • 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

  • Experience Transmission network substations
  • 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)

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.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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