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2 x Protection & Control Engineers

Stafford, Staffordshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a 2 x Protection & Control Engineers on a 12 month contract based in Stafford (5 days in the office). This Position is Outside IR35 Our Client is seeking a Protection & Control Engineers with proven skills and track record in all aspects Protection & Control relay applications and P & C systems and a clear understanding of the latest substation communication Protocols and integration into Control system. The successful candidate will be based 5 days a week at our Stafford Office. Responsible for the design and implementation of transmission and Distribution protection & control systems for voltages up to 400 kV. Responsibilities of the Protection & Control Engineer: Producing and/or reviewing in-house designs and those produced by external contractors. Experience in the concepts required in the safe design and operation of electrical networks, and development construction. Advising on design and design change issues. Specialist in an Electrical field but experience and extensive knowledge of other Engineering fields would be advantageous. Ensure that design projects are undertaken by competent personnel and sub-contractors reviewing designs created by others. Challenging, proposing, agreeing, and implementing alternative solutions compared with those dictated by the transmission specifications, policies, processes and best practices . Accountable for the effective delivery of the assigned tasks and deliverables of projects to time, to the required quality and to budget. Undertake site visits / non-intrusive surveys as required as part of the design activities or as part of site support. Ensuring risks are proactively identified, assessed, and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project. Identification, assessment, and adoption of the best technical solution. Client Interface management comprising infrastructure planners, project resource, direct labour / construction team, system operator, property & consents, procurement as well as co-ordinating & attending necessary site meetings. Risk and CDM management. Requirements of the Protection & Control Engineer Providing technical advice, leading by example to achieve company goals and championing a quality and safety culture Communicating with team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, the project design, brief and client requirements Continually looking to enhance productivity through improved processes, procedures and systems Communicating effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept informed on all relevant matters impacting and influencing projects Working to ensure maximum client satisfaction, championing client care and proactively working with the client Deliver safe and constructible designs, minimising change and uncertainty during construction stage. Provide technical expertise to offer alternative more efficient solutions compared with those already used by the client Essential: Proven technical capability associated with the design and/or application of power system protection and controls. Preparation of Protection and Control design deliverables, feasibility studies, reports, programmes, and cost estimating. Experience in preparing Single Line Diagram (SLD), Key Line Drawings (KLD) and Substation Layouts. Experience in busbar, feeder, cable, transformer and reactor protection and control; including interface with CT, VT, circuit breaker, disconnector, and earthing systems. Experience in the preparation of detailed electrical schematic diagrams for substation Protection and Control systems. Calculation of relay settings and preparation of relay configuration 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. Our Company Rubicon Consulting is a Talent management consultancy which helps you to optimise business performance and competitive advantage by choosing the right people first time
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  • Job Reference: 707265820-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rubicon Consulting
    Rubicon Consulting
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract