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Lead Protection Systems Engineer - Permanent - Salary DOE

Job Title: Lead Protection Systems Engineer - Permanent - Salary DOE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum + DOE
Reference: BBBH60711_1556017212
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: April 23, 2019 12:00

Job Description

Lead Protection Systems Engineer - Permanent - Salary DOE


Our Client, a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services, is seeking a Power Systems / Protection Principal Engineer with proven skills and track record in all aspects Protection relay applications and protection systems and a clear understanding of the latest substation communication Protocols and integration into Control system.

You will be responsible for leading a group of Engineers and Protection partners and helping develop the organisations own internal protection expertise. You will be responsible for the design of transmission protection systems for voltages up to 400 kV.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven technical capability associated with the design and/or application of power system protection. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in protection application at transmission voltage levels up to 400 kV, gained within a transmission utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment. Strong candidates with a distribution background will be considered.
  • Preparation of Protection and Control design deliverables, feasibility studies, reports, programmes and cost estimating.
  • Calculation of relay settings and preparation of logic files.
  • Proven ability of working with internal and external parties, e.g. equipment suppliers, manufacturers, service providers, professional bodies, and working within a strong team-working culture.
  • Experience in the preparation of detailed electrical schematic diagrams for substation Protection and Control systems.
  • Experience in Busbar and Feeder protection. Protection to CT, VT, Reactor, Busbar, Circuit Breaker and Earthing systems
  • Good Knowledge of IEC61850 communication protocols.
  • Experience in preparing Single Line Diagram, Substation Layout, Key Line Drawings (SLD, KLD) and Cable protection
  • TP141 or working toward TP141 Certification
  • Good knowledge of the relevant National Grid TS

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer

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