Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Design Engineer, Electrical Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Bury St Edmonds, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler currently have an opportunity for a Substation Design Engineer for a major new project based at Bury St Edmonds or Colchester. Main duties and responsibilities of a 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

Skills / Qualifications

  • 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

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

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