Primary Plant Engineer

Primary Plant Engineer

Job Title: Primary Plant Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Croydon, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894756_1525275624
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2018 16:40

Job Description

Primary Plant Engineer
Croydon, South London
Rate negotiable dependent upon experience.

Our client is a world-class turnkey solutions provider and manufacturer of Electrical Substation Equipment, providing EHV Equipment and Engineering Solutions to the Power Transmission sector.

Primary Plant Engineer

They are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join them on a contract basis, initially for 6-12 months and with possible extension, based in Croydon with site visits as required.

To be considered, you will need to be qualified to HND or Degree level in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, with a background of working on HV and EHV substation projects (working with consultants, manufacturers of electrical equipment, contractors etc.). You will be able to work independently to develop compliant substation layout solutions and prepare HV substation feasibility reports.

You will have in-depth knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

*Preparation of technical specifications for electrical equipment (400/132kV equipment) such as:
*Gas Insulated Switchgear
*Air Insulated Switchgear
*Circuit Breakers
*Earthing Switch
*Surge Arrestors
*Current Transformers
*Voltage Transformers
*Substation Busbar Arrangements
*High Voltage Power Cables
*Overhead Line Structures within substation
*Calculation of Mechanical Forces on equipment
*Layout design of HV Substations up to 400kV
*Selection of Electrical Equipment and their Rating
*Preparation of Bill of Materials for busbars, connectors, clamps, earthing materials, steel structures, cables, etc
*Interface and coordination design
*Interfacing and coordination with other Disciplines
*Familiarity with NGTS or International Standards
*Familiarity with protection, control, OHL and telecommunications systems would be an advantage
*Low and high voltage cable sizing calculations
*Earthing system design using CDEGS software

You will need to be proficient in the preparation of Installation Method Statements in conjunction with equipment and client specifications and health and safety requirements for site works.

You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft office packages, will hold a full clean UK driving licence and will be willing to travel to sites within the UK as necessary for equipment inspection, assistance with equipment installation & commissioning etc.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for company sponsorship.

Key Words: Primary Plant Engineer, Primary HV Plant, Electrical Engineer, Design, Specification, HV substation, EHV substation, Substation Design, Electrical Engineering, Substation, Transmission, Switchgear, Substation Layout.

This is a CONTRACT role.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.