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HV Cable Design Engineer


Morgan Sindall Group
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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About the Role

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 teams 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.

You will also work with the Sector Director to assist during the BID process in order to secure futher work.

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 and primary design. 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 standards

* Experience in software packages such as MathCAD, CYMCAP, COMSOL, ETAP, DigSilent, ERACS, etc

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

* The adherence to and control of documents and drawings in accordance with Baker Hicks management procedures.

The candidate shall have experience in either one of the following two areas:

1. HV Cable Design:

Delivering project cable system design requirements, including but not limited to:

* Current ratings (IEC60287)

* Forced ventilation design for cable tunnels

* Impressed voltage calculations

* Emergency, Cyclic & Short term overload ratings

* Cable crossing ratings

* Producing Bonding diagrams

* Producing Material Schedules & Technical specifications

* Thermo-mechanical design calculation

2. Primary Design:

Delivering primary design requirements, including but not limited to:

* Primary layouts for substations

* Transformer, shunt reactors, NER’s, Reactive & Capacitive compensation

* GIS & AIS switchgear

* Earth Switches, CT’s VT’s, Surge Arrestors, Circuit Breakers, post insulators, Disconnectors, etc

* Step & touch potentials

* Impressed voltage studies

* Earthing study & earth return

* Busbar short circuit forces

About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

Benefits

Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

* Company car or cash allowance

* Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan

* Life assurance scheme

* 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave

* Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)

* Family friendly policies

* Employee assistance

* Professional development
About the Role

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 teams 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.

You will also work with the Sector Director to assist during the BID process in order to secure futher work.

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 and primary design. 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 standards

* Experience in software packages such as MathCAD, CYMCAP, COMSOL, ETAP, DigSilent, ERACS, etc

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

* The adherence to and control of documents and drawings in accordance with Baker Hicks management procedures.

The candidate shall have experience in either one of the following two areas:

1. HV Cable Design:

Delivering project cable system design requirements, including but not limited to:

* Current ratings (IEC60287)

* Forced ventilation design for cable tunnels

* Impressed voltage calculations

* Emergency, Cyclic & Short term overload ratings

* Cable crossing ratings

* Producing Bonding diagrams

* Producing Material Schedules & Technical specifications

* Thermo-mechanical design calculation

2. Primary Design:

Delivering primary design requirements, including but not limited to:

* Primary layouts for substations

* Transformer, shunt reactors, NER’s, Reactive & Capacitive compensation

* GIS & AIS switchgear

* Earth Switches, CT’s VT’s, Surge Arrestors, Circuit Breakers, post insulators, Disconnectors, etc

* Step & touch potentials

* Impressed voltage studies

* Earthing study & earth return

* Busbar short circuit forces

About BakerHicks

Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.

Benefits

Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

* Company car or cash allowance

* Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan

* Life assurance scheme

* 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave

* Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)

* Family friendly policies

* Employee assistance

* Professional development
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