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Electrical Engineer (Power Systems)

Job Type
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£66000.00 - £74000 per annum
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Date Added
April 1st, 2024

Role: Electrical Engineer (Power Systems)

Type: Permanent - Full-Time

Working Pattern: Monday-Friday - Hybrid Working - Site Visits Required

Location(s): Manchester, Newcastle & Glasgow (Ideally located within reasonable distance to one of the listed areas)

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £66,000 - £74,000 D.O.E + Benefits Package

Carbon60 are interested in speaking with multiple Electrical Engineer's to join our Client's Power Networks Business Unit in the UK.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established organisation who are an International Leader specialising in Large-Scale Energy and Construction Projects with plans for rapid growth in the UK over the next 12-months.

As an experienced Electrical Engineer, you will have the knowledge and leadership skills to support the design, development and optimisation of Electrical Power Systems, across various Power Generation & Transmission and Distribution Projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to develop comprehensive Power System Designs to meet client requirements and industry standards.
  • Design and implement Protection and Control (P&C) evaluations ensuring reliability, quality, and security of power systems.
  • Support the development of renewable energy projects, integrating Wind Energy, Solar & Energy Storage Systems into the Grid.
  • Conduct power system studies, including load flow, short circuit, and transient stability analysis, to assess system performance and identify potential issues.
  • Business Development and Stakeholder Management - Identifying new partners and cultivating existing relationships to pursue future project opportunities.
  • Participate / Support Tenders & Bids
  • Evaluating equipment specifications, including transformers, switchgear, and generators, to ensure compatibility and optimal performance within the power network
  • Provide Technical Leadership / Mentorship to Junior Engineers, striving for continuous improvement and professional growth.
  • External collaboration with industry partners, regulatory bodies and research institutions to ensure the company stay at the forefront of technological innovation.
  • Lead the team / project(s) ensuring safe systems of work, best practice and compliance across all aspects of the working culture as well as power systems.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Valid UK Drivers Licence
  • Ideally 5+ years in a similar position
  • Minimum of BSc. in Electrical Engineering or related field (MSc. Preferred)
  • Understanding of UK Energy Regulatory Standards and Industry Trends
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with relevant professional engineering associations (IET, CIGRE etc.).
  • Strong working knowledge with power system analysis software such as PSS/E, ETAP, DIgSILENT, PowerFactory, PSCAD, IPSA or PowerWorld.
  • Experience developing or implementing automation to power network analysis (typically using Python, C++, and VBA languages
  • Passionate and committed to sustainable practices and striving for positive change within the energy sector.

If this position could be of interest, please apply via the link or contact Hallam Knight at Carbon60 for further details.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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