2768 – Protection Design Engineer

Potters Bar

Skills and Experience Required:

  • HND or Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Proven extensive experience in P&C design of substations in UK
  • Good knowledge of electrical codes and standards
  • AutoCAD capability
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Track record for managing design and work independently

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

  • Knowledge of distribution/transmission HV design process and related project experience.
  • Extensive experience in P&C FEED or detailed design of high voltage installations up to 132kV.
  • Experience designing the HV infrastructure across the full project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design.
  • Ability to work flexibly across multiple projects at same time.

General Duties

  • Preparing and carrying out detail design works including the protection and control aspects of different projects and responsible for : SLD, KLD, MCP
  • Relay list
  • GA and BOM for protection panels
  • Checking supplier drgs and data sheets with overall scheme and interface design with customer and DNOs
  • AC/DC schematics,
  • AC/DC wiring diagrams
  • Functional specifications
  • Setting reports
  • Coordination and discrimination studies
  • Network architecture
  • SCS
  • Cable sizing and voltage drop, (Not essential)
  • LVAC and LVDC load calculations and sizing
  • Technical specification for P&C equipment
  • Battery and UPS systems sizing and checking of vendor drgs
  • Carry out CDAE for P&C discipline
  • Ability to attend and chair the design review with Client and Hazard review meetings and reviewing P&C design packages as required.
  • Attending site visits, FAT and SAT as required.

Technical Aspects Project Development/Pre-construction:

  • Development of specifications with technology specific specialists and external project partners.
  • Design assurance during tender evaluation. Supplier meetings.
  • Manufacturing assurance audits that manufacturing is following technical design, attending FAT.
  • Commissioning support – Fault resolution support
  • Knowledge of testing of electrical equipment’s checking SAT, FAT reports


  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Health cash-plan
  • Discount and cashback scheme
  • Annual Bonus
  • Discounted Gym Scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Retail Discount Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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