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Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21736

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer to join a global leading engineering solutions company on a permanent basis, this role is based in Cork. As a Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer, you will take on the responsibility of being the technical lead for high-voltage projects, and to provide engineering solutions that cover all aspects of grid connection and customer-side installations, beginning with the initial concept and continuing through detailed design, construction, energization, and eventual handover

Overview of Main Responsibilities :

The position involves both directly performing and overseeing sub-consultants responsible for the following tasks:

  • Creating layout designs for primary substations.

  • Conducting calculations for busbar systems, considering thermal and mechanical loads.

  • Developing secondary designs, which includes preparing schematics for control and protection.

  • Determining the sizing and specifications of auxiliary AC and DC systems.

  • Conducting protection coordination studies.

  • Designing lightning protection, protective shielding, and earthing systems.

  • Overseeing factory and site acceptance testing as a witness.

  • Managing interface engineering activities with TSO/DSO (Transmission System Operator/Distribution System Operator).

  • Specifying and procuring major electrical equipment.

  • Conducting design reviews of work completed by other engineers within the team

What the ideal Senior HV Electrical Design Engineer looks like:

  • A primary degree in Electrical Engineering is not a pre-requisite but is desirable.

  • 3 years similar experience is desirable.

  • Previous experience with MV/HV design, HV substation and underground cable design is desirable.

  • Previous experience with grid connections / renewable energy / airfield works is an advantage.

  • Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills, and familiarity with Auto-CAD and ePlan P8 or similar is preferred.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Discounted Healthcare

  • Bonus

  • Pension

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Alicja Burchardt.

(021) 2427109