Senior power systems analysis and protection engineer

3 days left

08 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Gareth Sharp
Contract Type
Full Time

Mott MacDonald is one of the largest and most successful Power consultants in Europe. We provide engineering services worldwide and the projects that we have delivered includes some the transmission and distribution industries most prestigious programmes.

Job Description

The power systems analysis and design section based in our Glasgow office provides consulting expertise in all aspects of power system network modelling covering subjects such as load flow, fault level, harmonics, motor starting, dynamics, protection coordination and electromagnetic transients.

As part of this role, the successful candidate will undertake assignments covering the analysis and protection coordination of existing and proposed networks applied to a variety of renewable, offshore, industrial and utility projects for clients based in the UK and overseas. Power system analysis studies play a key role - as part of new systems design, or upgrades. Our services in power systems design and network modelling include - Concept design and options engineering for power systems, system modelling and performance assessment for design confirmation, and control and protection options to improve system performance and reliability.

Candidate Description

Power system analysis engineers will need to be qualified to M.Eng. degree level(or equivalent) in :
Electrical / electronic engineering, power systems engineering or a relevant electrical discipline.
-You will be chartered.
-You will have experience carrying out power system studies, experienced in undertaking full relay protection and coordination studies including preparation of TCCs and setting schedules, managing power system studies projects, and liaising with clients.
- You will have a proven track record of delivering high quality, clear and precise power system studies reports.
-Experience in one or more of the following software packages is required -: PSS/e, IPSA, EDSA, ETAP, PSCAD-EMTDC, PTW, DigSILENT.
- Experience supervising, mentoring, and training graduate engineers is desirable.
-Experience designing substation earthing grids to British and IEEE standards and ability to model earthing networks including determining appropriate soil resistivity models, division factors, ROEP, and touch and step potentials using packages such as CDEGS or ETAP is desirable.
-Candidates should be prepared to undertake short visits within the UK and overseas to meet with clients and contractors as required.

Mott MacDonald is an equal opportunities employer.