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HVDC Project & Operations Engineer

  • Job reference: 932172
  • Location: Inverness, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Electricity, Power & Utilities
  • Date posted: 01/10/2020

Job Title- HVDC Project and Operations Engineer

Work Type - Permanent - Full Time

Location Inverness

Job Description

Our Client is currently recruiting for an experienced HVDC Project and Operations Engineer to join their growing team. The role will be to define HVDC engineering basis of design and scope, as well as validating and verifying HVDC engineering design, construction, installation and commissioning. The Project Engineer will deliver work in their specialist discipline to the required quality and programme, ensuring all data and specialist input is validated, and that deliverables are complete to the requirements.

Job Requirements

* Strong technical knowledge and experience in core HVDC discipline, with good awareness of all technical functions in HVDC Systems and FACTS. Good knowledge of the design management process and design validation and verification process.

* Strong technical knowledge and experience Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) as well as knowledge and experience in commissioning of core HVDC discipline and in general HVDC low and high-power stage 2 testing.

* Good communication skills to allow you to build and maintain relationships with Projects, Operations and Transmission Planning.

* An awareness of Procurement and Commercial (P and C), an appreciation of legal and regulatory obligations and knowledge of LCP governance and engineering processes within Transmission.

* Ideally a degree in an engineering discipline (preferably CEng or working towards this), thorough Technical knowledge of the Transmission network, with technical understanding of core HVDC and FACTS elements, and understanding of facilitating functions. Technical knowledge of relevant legislation and the implications for Transmission network management for both Assets and Projects, including CDM & ESQCR is required as well as in-depth technical knowledge of industry standards and specifications, and SHET technical specifications, and how to determine applicability of relevant standards.

* The skills to communicate complex technical issues in a clear and concise manner to facilitate decision making by senior management.

* Candidates for this role should be diligent with the ability to determine critical technical issues and prioritise, where necessary, over less critical issues.


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