Power System Protection Engineer - Berkshire

Cathcart Energy
Reading, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Protection and Control Engineer to join our Strategic Investment team.

The company are stable, yet forward-looking organisation who are leaders in their field.

Right now, they are going through a period of growth, and are looking to bring on employees who are keen to ensure that they move in the direction of the company's growth plans.

As a Protection and Control Design Engineer, you'll be involved in the creation of protection and control schemes at voltages from 6.6kV to 132kV across the Southern Distribution Network.

You'll develop a project design from the initial high-level scope, through to detailed scheme drawings and relay settings including plant specifications, tendering and tender evaluation.

You'll also liaise with other DNO's ICP's NR, NG and clients where we interface with their networks and will work across various internal departments including; legal, wayleaves, civils, plant design, project engineers as well as SAP's and commissioning engineers.

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest standard of service, we ask that you have the following to join us;

* A minimum HNC in Electrical Engineering, degree level is preferred

* Previous experience working in design or commissioning of power system protection (new sites, installation replacement, refurbishment of the plant)

* Knowledge and experience of protection relays and relay panels, CT & VT sizing calculations, protection relay setting calculations

* Experience of producing accurate drawings including the main connection and protection diagrams.

* Knowledge of post fault investigation, to identify the nature of the fault and confirm correct operation of protection.

* An interest in long term development, identifying and implementing innovative and effective business improvements.

* Be familiar with protocols such as IEC61850 and alternatives to existing outstations.

* Sound knowledge of IT, namely Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.

The role will be based in Berkshire, geographic and ceremonial county of southern England. The geographic county occupies the valleys of the middle Thames and its tributary, the Kennet, immediately to the west of London. It is divided into six unitary authorities: Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, and Wokingham.

They are looking to offer a competitive salary for the right individual and have good benefits package to add to that which includes a good holiday allowance, a matched pension contribution, health insurance and various other additions.

They are an organisation who are keen on creating a fulfilling work-life balance for its employees as well as a relaxed working environment, and a casual dress code to match.

If this role sounds relevant to you, please do apply or reach out to James McNair at Cathcart Energy

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