AECOM Principal Design Electrical Engineer HV Substations & Infrastructure - Middle East Projects in Manchester, United Kingdom
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Experience designing the HV substations (indoor/outdoor) across the full project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design (in some cases until preparing construction packages).
·Sound understanding of electrical plant items operation and controls and associated systems such as power and autotransformers, reactors, STATCOMs, AIS/GIS switchgear, HVDC systems (optional), interconnectors, HV Protection, and control.
Sound knowledge and understanding of different utility standards and other applicable international standards in the field of power engineering.
Design of HV/EHV substations this includes preparing drawings such as substation overall site layouts including but not limited to AIS/GIS yard/building design, protection and control room/building design, and MV room/yard design, transformer/reactor’s yards design, etc.
Optioneering exercise to select the best substation configuration (voltage levels, installed and firm capacities) as per functional requirements of the project
Detailed level substation engineerings calculations such as transformer sizing, bus bar sizing, breaker sizing, earthing design & calculations, lightning protection risk assessment and shielding design, transformer neutral treatment selection, AC/DC load estimation and equipment sizing, lighting and small power design, battery sizing, backup power demand for substation’s LV AC/DC loads and other auxiliary/essential loads.
HV, MV, and LV Cable routing along with cable’s ampacity verification in engineering software for different cable installation conditions within the substation.
Good understanding of substation protection and control design work including preparing protection schedules, panel layouts, AC & DC Schematics, Logic Diagrams, mapping tables, and protection settings
Previous experience in performing load flow, and short circuit analysis on transmission-level projects.
Pro-efficient in the use of CDEGS, CYME/CYMCAP, and ETAP/Power Factor or similar.
Previous design/engineering experience (preferably) with engineering consultants, EPC contractors, OEMs, or (even with) utilities in the energy & renewables sector.
On hands practical experience in different design stages such as concept/feasibility, FEED design, Detailed Design, Construction Support, owner’s engineer, etc.
Previous experience in the Middle East on delivery of major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects.
Previous experience in writing technical reports, the basis of design documents, proposal scope, estimate manhours, and cost estimates for different engineering resources for all design stages.
Previous experience in writing technical equipment of all major equipment of transmission substations
Previous experience in preparing material take-off for transmission substation projects
Previous experience in Hazard analysis and knowledge of safety in design procedures for transmission substation projects.
Design Assurance - Reviewing of supplier technical designs.
Manufacturing assurance audits that manufacturing is following technical design, attending FAT. Commissioning support - Fault resolution support
- Bachelors in Electrical Engineer/B-tech
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