Substation Electrical Design Engineer



Substation Electrical Design Engineer









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Amec Foster Wheeler are currently have an opportunity for a Substation Design Engineer for a major new project in the London area. Main duties and responsibilities of Substation Design Engineer will include but not be limited to the following elements.


  • Substation layout and section drawings
  • Equipment specification
  • Protection & control equipment design and application at all stages, starting from equipment approval for commercial use, design development stage and detailed engineering stage
  • Assessment of protection & control equipment to meet the requirements of the electricity industry standards.
  • Prepare conceptual level designs for networks, substations etc.
  • Gather all relevant information and drawings direct from network operator
  • Design Main Connections and Protection arrangements and prepare drawing.
  • Design site layout and prepare drawings for: transformers, switchgear, busbars and down leads
  • Prepare information for civil engineering interface.
  • Design AC/DC schematics and prepare drawings.
  • Design panel G.A.s and prepare drawings.
  • Prepare wiring diagrams.
  • Prepare multi core schedules.
  • Prepare standard technical specifications based on IEC and British Standards.
  • Carry out system protection reviews and grading calculations

  • Can demonstrate ability to scope and deliver on promises
  • Strong communicator
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Driven to deliver when promised
  • Working with and developing teams
  • Must have full and clean driving license
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, TP141A qualification will be added advantage
  • Proven experience in Substation Design including handling Protection & control equipment design and application at all stages

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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