Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £35,000.00 - £45,000.00 gross per year
  • Chelmsford


Due to company-wide expansion and the clients' decision to bring design services in-house, my client who are a leading LV and HV Maintenance Contractor are looking for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

Skills & Responsibilities:

* Specifying cables

* Undertaking cable sizing calculations, cable sizing studies

* Producing cable route drawings

* Specifying electrical switchgear and its associated protection scheme

* Specifying transformers and where necessary its associated protection scheme

* Protection and Control Specification

* Specifying LV switchgear / fusegear

* Specifying Battery Chargers

* Producing Single Line Diagrams;

* Producing multi core block wiring diagrams and associated multi core wiring interface drawings

* Undertaking the design of LV networks using appropriate Software

* Multicore Wiring diagrams using appropriate Design Software

* Design of Distribution Connections / Networks at 11kV and 33kV

* Secondary Protection Design

* Earthing Design ( using appropriate software)

* Undertaking the design of the small power and lighting required for a substation;

* Specifying auxiliary equipment required for substations; eg sump pumps, emergency tripping schemes,

* Assessing manufacturers drawing to ensure compliance with the design produced;

* Liaising with equipment suppliers

* Liaising with the DNO's regarding their requirements and specifications and obtaining the information required to undertake the design;

* Producing Engineering and Design reports for each design

* Providing assistance to the civil design team regarding the electrical aspects of the substation design;

* Efficiently programme and manage the delivery of your work

* Protection Grading Studies

Minimum Requirements

HND / Bachelor's degree or higher in Power Systems /Electrical Engineering

* HND / Bachelor's degree or higher in Power Systems /Electrical Engineering

* Experience of working in the UK and/or International electricity distribution sector

* Experience of low and high voltage projects including feasibility studies, concept design and detailed design

* Experience of Design at voltages up to 33k

  • software