Jobs at HVSS


 

Job title: SUBSTATION ELECTRICAL COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

  • Our Reference Code: CE180410
  • Location: England / Wales / Scotland / Northern Ireland.
  • Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience.
  • Benefits: Company Car, Pension, Lodge allowance outside London. 
  • Industry Type: Electrical (High Voltage Substations)
  • Weekly working Hours:  37.5 hours, however it is expected that additional hours will be worked to fulfil business and customer’s requirements.
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Number of vacancies: 2
  • Application closing date:  10th May 2018

Job Purpose: High Voltage Substation Services (HVSS) is currently recruiting for a Substation Electrical Commissioning Engineer with extensive experience in new substation builds.

These technical experts plan and carry out commissioning testing of substation equipment and in particular protection equipment to ensure network capital investment is safe and fit for purpose.

Selected candidates will be working as commissioning engineer to deliver on commissioning of primary and secondary plant, including transformers, Indoor GIS/ outdoor switchgear and associated plant on the new projects up to 132kV substation.

Qualification: – B.E.,/B.E., (Hons.) Electrical & Electronics Engineering Degree.

Knowledge, Skills, Experienced Required

Thorough Understanding of Electrical Power System up to 400kV.

The job holder would be expected to hold a relevant engineering degree. Likely to have 5 years operational experience as a substation commissioning engineer.

This is a complex field requiring high technical understanding and proficiency and will include the ability to apply practical engineering sense from first principles using a logical disciplined approach to problem solving.

Additional IT skills will allow interaction from lap top to complex modern relay schemes to programme, test, extract fault records and interpret results with a right first time approach.

The job holder is required to communicate enthusiastically in an open and unambiguous manner. The job holder will be leading site based teams using interpersonal skills rather than positional power. In this role the job holder will demonstrate the ability to understand and rationalise conflicting points of view to reach an optimum solution.

Site Work Experience: – Minimum 5 Years in Substation Commissioning.

Job Description:

  • Current / Voltage Transformer Test.
  • Power Transformer Test.
  • Reactor Test.
  • Outdoor / GIS Switchgear up to 400kV Network.
  • Protection Relays (ABB / GE / SCHNEIDER / SIEMENS) used for
  1. O/H line & U/G cable.
  2. Power Transformer & Reactor.
  3. Distance Protection.
  4. Busbar Protection.
  5. Stuck Breaker Protection.
  6. Load Shedding Scheme.
  7. AVC Scheme.
  • Back Energisation Test for Differential Protection using Generator.
  • Functional Test for Control & Protection Panel.
  • On Load Test.
  • Commissioning File preparation.

Health & Safety: Experienced in compiling associated RAMS for all the Commissioning works.

How to apply:

You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to:

High Voltage Substation Services Ltd
Middlesex House
29-45 High St.

Edgware
HA8 7UU

or email to:   careers@hvss.co.uk

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

 

 

Job title: Substation Tendering Engineer

  • Reference Code: TE180410
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
  • Benefits: Pension, Bonus, Training, Progression
  • Industry Type: Electrical (High Voltage Substations)
  • Weekly working Hours:  37.5 hours, however it is expected that additional hours will be worked to fulfil business and customer’s requirements.
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Number of vacancies: 2
  • Application closing date:  10th May 2018

 

Job Description:

High Voltage Substation Services (HVSS) is currently recruiting for a Substation Tendering Engineer.

You would be experience in working with Distribution Network Operators (DNOs), Independent DNOs (IDNOs), and Independent Connections Providers (ICPs) in voltages from LV up to 132kV.

You will have good tendering and commercial project management skills, and a good understanding of Grid and Primary Substations, G81 design standards and have an engineering background.

Your will have full driving licence and be willing to travel and lodge if necessary.

Health & Safety: Experienced in compiling associated H&S Plans and RAMS.

Work Experience: – Minimum 5 Years in Substation Tendering.

Main duties:

  • Upon receiving tenders, liaise with customers to clarify requirements
  • Carry out technical and commercial analysis of enquiries
  • Set up tender programmes and assign responsibilities
  • Working closely with engineers and formulate a technical response
  • Enquiries and commercial terms to subcontractors and receiving their submissions
  • Estimate cost of materials and labour
  • Produce quotation and other supporting materials: SLD, GA, POW, responses to pre-qualification questionnaires, etc.
  • Proactively monitoring and following-up tender submissions
  • Setting up frameworks for suppliers
  • Carrying out handovers to operational teams

Qualification/Experience:

  • An engineering qualification would be advantageous but an HNC level education with relevant experience will be considered.
  • Have recent tendering experience
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical systems, preferably with a DNO, ICP or IDNO
  • Proficient using of MS Office software packages: MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Good technical and commercial knowledge and experience
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Good communication skills in verbally and written
  • Good eye for detail, particularly in written documents, presentation
  • Full UK driving licence

 

How to apply:

You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to:

High Voltage Substation Services Ltd
Middlesex House
29-45 High St.
Edgware
HA8 7UU

or email to:   careers@hvss.co.uk

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.