Design Engineer

£41141 - £51418 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=41141
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
A leading and National Electricity Distribution Operator based in Tipton is seeking a Protection Design Engineer to join its expanding team. The Protection Design Engineer will receive ongoing training and development, a competitive starting salary with annual increases and a host of personal company benefits such as increased holiday entitlement (25 days plus bank holidays) free parking and a generous pension.


The company’s electricity network covers some of the most beautiful and diverse terrain in the UK (rural and urban). As a company, it recognises the responsibility to operate in a way that minimises the impact on the environment and strive for new innovations and technologies to facilitate a sustainable low carbon future.


As the Protection Design Engineer your duties will include:

  • Assessments and design for new load connections and generator connections.
  • Assessment of EHV network for compliance with the distribution licence.
  • Provision of connection offers.
  • Designing of protection schemes and provision of protection settings and configuration files.
  • Carrying out both steady state and transient network analysis, analyse reinforcement plans as well as manage projects simultaneously.

To be a successful Protection Design Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:

  • A clear knowledge of the issues and principles associated with the EHV Network design and protection philosophy.
  • Familiarity with network analysis tools including IPSA, PSSE, DigSilent PowerFactory, for example.
  • Previously worked for a DNO, IDNO or consultancy as an Electrical Engineer, Project Engineer or Design Engineer.

In return, the Protection Design Engineer will receive a salary of £41,141 - £51,418 per annum depending on experience. 

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