Grid Automation Engineer

Posted by Rob Quirk





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My UK based client are looking for Field Service Grid Engineers to join their growing international team. This a great opportunity to further your career in an established Global company.

Essential Responsibilities

  • To be within a team in charge of a maintenance contract with customers. On a fortnightly rotation you will be required to be on call, 24 hours a day, to perform first line fault diagnostics of Systems and clear failures of Substation Control and Protection systems installed at operational substations onshore and offshore.
  • Provide technical instruction and assistance to customer representatives regarding installation, operation, calibration, repair and maintenance at customer's sites. Ensure full reports are generated to the end-Customer.
  • Perform Validation and FAT of Protection and substation automation systems including database upgrades / modifications, firmware upgrades, testing on mirror platform and provide SAT assistance.
  • Consulting services on P&C Engineering (Calculation of Settings, Protection Relay, Control Units and Gateway Configuration, Coordination Studies, Short Circuit analysis).
  • Leverage applicable Lean/6-Sigma projects.
  • Provide, audit, and implement quality control requirements for on-site activities. Assist the company on the Quality Focus, always strive for continuous improvement, ensure all areas of customer dissatisfaction/satisfaction are addressed and take corrective action when the source of any deviation from required standards is identified.
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Strong technical skills on Protection Relays, Communication Protocols, SCADA.
  • Proficiency level in English. Other languages valued (Spanish, French, Italian and/or Portuguese)
  • Minimum 5 plus years' experience in Electrical protection and Substation Automation Systems, experience working on technical support, testing, maintenance, commissioning in transmission, distribution, industrial and power plants environments.
  • Experience with electrical Protection relays and Control systems (LV, MV & HV).
  • Experience in substation automation systems, DS Agile knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with electrical protection relays, basic and detailed design is essential to be successful in the role.
  • Willingness and ability to travel globally. (Around 150 days/year)
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • EU Work Permit
The role offers a competitive salary and excellent package.

For more information about this role please contact our London office
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