Protection & Control Engineer - Commissioning & Testing
Field Based , SSE South, GB
3d ago

Role overview

Freedom's Network Solutions team have a vacancy for an experienced Test & Commissioning Engineer to work across the SSE South region.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake protection and control scheme testing and commissioning on electrical power generation, distribution and transmission systems from 400V to 400kV in a manner that delivers safe, profitable, timely, high workmanship quality and fit for purpose networks for the customer and which promotes the company in a positive light at all times.

Summary of the role :

  • The commissioning of complex protection and control schemes on diverse LV and HV electrical network construction and modification projects;
  • These projects may include protection and control schemes involving transformers, tapchangers, neutral earthing, switchgear, telecontrol and relay panel components in substations operating at up to 132KV or Power Stations operating up to 400kV;
  • Fully tested, fully commissioned, fully functional and fit for purpose protection / control / SCADA schemes in new and installed equipment;
  • Commissioning to be completed such that schemes comply with workmanship standards, quality standards, which are installed to time, to budget and in line with current H&S legislation.
  • Requirements :

  • A HNC or degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering or other relevant subject;
  • Substantial experience in the testing and commissioning of of protection / control / telecontrol / SCADA systems in HV substation or power station environments;
  • Good theoretical and operational knowledge of electrical power distribution / generation protection and control systems - relay types, scheme types, testing procedures;
  • Desirable :

  • Experience on Protection Schemes ranging from 132 / 33kV for SSEN (Desirable) and have covered the following : DNO HV CommissioningBus Bar Protection4 Mesh Corner Commissioning & Mesh Corner DAR Schemes 132kV Feeder ProtectionCVT, CT Testing Power Transformers, Tap Changers and Automatic Voltage Control PanelsBattery Chargers and SCADA / Telecom SystemFault Investigation.
  • Produce Commissioning Plans & Post Commissioning Setting Reviews

    For more information, please apply now with a full CV and salary expectations.

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