HV Cable Design Engineer


United Kingdom

  • Country/Region: United Kingdom

EVP Global Functions
Project Entity

In your role as HV Cable Design Engineer you will be reporting to the Principal Engineer and will be responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of the team’s output, in areas such as the control of drawings and technical documents, and, when work dictates, support the actual delivery of these outputs. You will need to manage the production of project deliverables through a robust checking process as well as the continued development of drawing office standards.

Principal Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Experience in the production of designs, calculations, reports & drawings associated with the new or modified EHV projects from 11kV – 400kV covering EHV cabling. This will cover the production of bonding line diagrams and material specification lists etc, and calculations in areas such as, cable rating, induced voltage, short circuit force, thermo-mechanical thrust and pulling tension.

- The candidate must have a reasonable foundation level of maths and science, preferably from a power engineering background.

- The candidate must have good communication skills.

- The candidate must be enthusiastic and mature enough to operate in a diverse team and work without full time supervision.

- Mentoring and Training CAD Technicians

Skills & Experience

- Be proficient with associated technical specifications from clients such as National Grid, SSE, Scottish Power, UKPN, WPD, ENWL, etc

- Understanding of IEC & ENA standards

- Experience in software packages such as MathCAD, CYMCAP, COMSOL, etc

- Take part in Design & HAZID (hazards in design) reviews as appropriate

- The adherence to and control of documents and drawings in accordance with Siemens Energy management procedures.

- Degree in Electrical Engineering and member of IET or equivalent

- Experienced cable system engineer, ideally with HVAC and HVDC systems

- Analytical and able to solve complex engineering problems

- A willingness to engage with new challenges as well as an ability to work confidently on tasks for which they have prior experience.

- Ability to demonstrate good written communication skills including report writing.

- Excellent communication and people skills.

- You will be in a client facing role and will be expected to liaise with clients and contractors both on-site and over the phone, we regularly bid for projects all around the UK and Overseas. A prospective candidate should be prepared to undertake short-term site visits to meet with clients and contractors.

The candidate shall have experience in the following areas, delivering project cable system design requirements, including but not limited to;

- Current ratings (IEC60287)

- Impressed voltage calculations

- Emergency, Cyclic & Short-term overload ratings

- Cable crossing ratings

- Producing Bonding diagrams

- Producing Material Schedules & Technical specifications

- Thermo-mechanical design calculation

- Design Specific quality documents such as DID,DRR,DDL etc.

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