Power Systems Engineer

Posted on Jan 13, 2022 by E-Frontiers

Not Specified, Ireland
Engineering
Immediate Start
€445 - €450 Daily
Contract/Project

Role: Power Systems Engineer

This role will have the responsibility for the design of the electricity Distribution Network to ensure it meets customer needs and can enable Ireland's transition to a low carbon energy future. This includes design of customer connections for large demand customers and electricity generators.
Role has flexible working with some time required in Dublin (south) every fortnight.

Rate:
€450
Duration: 12 months
Deadline 20th Jan

Role Description
Carry out load flow calculations using Synergi, Sincal, Power Factory or other powerflow software to determine connection methods and suitability of various connection and reinforcement options
Carry out studies, both desktop and site-based, to determine Least Cost Technically Acceptable (LCTA) connection methods for new demand or generation customers
Ensure connection applications are processed in line with CRU-approved policies and ESBN Distribution Planning and Security of Supply Standards
Develop appropriate Network reinforcement plans to accommodate future development
Complete Technical Approval documents, and present these at governance boards
Be the Customer's interface point within Planning and attend new business customer meetings with Commercial/Delivery teams as required
Be the interface point on TSO (Transmission System Operator) interactions for connection agreements for new customer stations
Assess the impact of new loads with a disturbing aspect on existing networks and make recommendations to mitigate the impact
Contribute to the ongoing development and revision of Planning Standards used within the team, and develop the plans used to support lower-level customer connections planned within the regional divisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential

Prior experience in a Power Systems role.
Prior experience carrying out Load flows, Short circuit calculations and other power system studies. Ability to build models, use a wide range of analytical tools and software, and adopt new tools and methods as required.
Knowledge and experience of electrical network engineering.
Good broad understanding of Distribution Network technologies, sufficient to assess the suitability of configurations for proposed connections.
A commercial mind-set with effective analytical skills and ability to present clear plans and the associated decision-making process.
Ability to understand and make decisions based on the relationships between financial, safety, and technical risks. Desirable
Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland or other International Engineering body.
Can prepare Investment Appraisal documents setting out the drivers and methodology for assessing suitability and preference of technical and financial options using defined criteria.
Proven experience of analysing networks using modelling software to determine network parameters under various conditions.
Can perform financial analysis using lifetime cost projections for various connection proposals and network reinforcement proposals.

Reference: 1461992677

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