Protection Setting Engineer

CBS Butler

Posted on May 20, 2024 by CBS Butler
City, London, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£76k - £76.2k Annual
Full-Time

This Senior Protection Settings Engineer will report to the Design Manager and will work within Capital Programme based in our London, Elephant and Castle office. You will be a permanent employee.

You will attract a salary of £76,229 plus car and a bonus of 3%.

We also provide the following additional benefits

  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays
  • Personal Pension Plan - Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
  • Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
  • Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Occupational Health support
  • Switched On - scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
  • Discounted access to sports and social clubs
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Job Purpose:

Produce protection settings and configuration files for implementation across the network at all voltage levels 132 kV to 11 kV. Largely based on accepted standards although custom and complex settings and reviews are often required, as such the team is a point of reference for settings throughout the networks business.

You shall be able to satisfy the following general requirements:

  • Produce the protection settings and suitable relay logic.
  • Supply complete settings to customers and recording settings in asset management data records.
  • Quality Assurance of colleagues work and those produced by others external partners where they are working on our behalf to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Attend Design Review meetings to ensure protection and control settings requirements are an important part of the electrical design package.
  • Support the wider business in technical matters relating to the job role (in particular the protection commissioning team).
  • Be a point of reference in the business for the primary and grid settings queries.
  • Identify ways of providing network protection solutions that reduce costs.
  • Assist the business to review protection mal operations.
  • Create settings for ad hoc non-planed network events like protection depletions.

Principal Accountabilities:

Provide main and back up settings and relay logic files, ensuring grading, clearance times and stability for the running arrangements specified.

Use information provided by asset management and using network analysis software, check and work out fault levels, undertake fault studies and ensure system stability is provided by protection schemes within agreed parameters.

Support Asset Management by providing feedback of protection relay selection, standard setting arrangements, relay type codes and suitable software versions.

Knowledge of Auto switching/DAR, CBF, Anti-islanding, Unit and non-unit protection schemes, Intertripping, Fibre/pilot communication, monitoring/fault recording including the interpretation and analysis of fault records.

Ensure that all new settings created and sent out are received at site and then uploaded into SAP (following commissioning completion) to ensure asset management records are maintained.

Ensure that all settings sent out to our internal and external customers are quality assured to ED processes.

Collaborate with the teams concerning protection setting queries.

Support and mentor others in the development of professional engineering skills.

Qualifications:

Electrical engineering background - experience in electrical engineering 11 kV network up to 132 kV, including specification, design, application and commissioning aspects.

Knowledge of the power distribution network protection systems at all voltage levels 11 kV to 132 kV.

Knowledge of communication protocols where they apply to protection and control systems.

Understand and interpret multiple technical information ranging from complex technical manuals through to site drawings sematic and wiring diagrams.

Work unsupervised, set targets, and deliver settings.

Knowledge of internal, national and international standards relevant to the specifying of protection equipment and settings.

Knowledge of relevant applications, in particular: Word, Excel, DIgSILENT, AMTECH, Manufactures protection interface software and SAP data base.

HND as a minimum, or degree and above; preferred in electrical engineering (or in engineering science), with relevant protection experience.

Chartered Engineer or working towards achieving Chartership.


Reference: 2763496483

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CBS Butler

Protection Setting Engineer

CBS Butler

Posted on May 20, 2024 by CBS Butler

City, London, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£76k - £76.2k Annual
Full-Time

This Senior Protection Settings Engineer will report to the Design Manager and will work within Capital Programme based in our London, Elephant and Castle office. You will be a permanent employee.

You will attract a salary of £76,229 plus car and a bonus of 3%.

We also provide the following additional benefits

  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus bank holidays
  • Personal Pension Plan - Personal contribution rates of 4% or 5% (UK Power Networks will make a corresponding contribution of 8% or 10%)
  • Tenancy Loan Deposit scheme
  • Tax efficient benefits: cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Occupational Health support
  • Switched On - scheme providing discount on hundreds of retailers products.
  • Discounted access to sports and social clubs
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Job Purpose:

Produce protection settings and configuration files for implementation across the network at all voltage levels 132 kV to 11 kV. Largely based on accepted standards although custom and complex settings and reviews are often required, as such the team is a point of reference for settings throughout the networks business.

You shall be able to satisfy the following general requirements:

  • Produce the protection settings and suitable relay logic.
  • Supply complete settings to customers and recording settings in asset management data records.
  • Quality Assurance of colleagues work and those produced by others external partners where they are working on our behalf to ensure they are fit for purpose.
  • Attend Design Review meetings to ensure protection and control settings requirements are an important part of the electrical design package.
  • Support the wider business in technical matters relating to the job role (in particular the protection commissioning team).
  • Be a point of reference in the business for the primary and grid settings queries.
  • Identify ways of providing network protection solutions that reduce costs.
  • Assist the business to review protection mal operations.
  • Create settings for ad hoc non-planed network events like protection depletions.

Principal Accountabilities:

Provide main and back up settings and relay logic files, ensuring grading, clearance times and stability for the running arrangements specified.

Use information provided by asset management and using network analysis software, check and work out fault levels, undertake fault studies and ensure system stability is provided by protection schemes within agreed parameters.

Support Asset Management by providing feedback of protection relay selection, standard setting arrangements, relay type codes and suitable software versions.

Knowledge of Auto switching/DAR, CBF, Anti-islanding, Unit and non-unit protection schemes, Intertripping, Fibre/pilot communication, monitoring/fault recording including the interpretation and analysis of fault records.

Ensure that all new settings created and sent out are received at site and then uploaded into SAP (following commissioning completion) to ensure asset management records are maintained.

Ensure that all settings sent out to our internal and external customers are quality assured to ED processes.

Collaborate with the teams concerning protection setting queries.

Support and mentor others in the development of professional engineering skills.

Qualifications:

Electrical engineering background - experience in electrical engineering 11 kV network up to 132 kV, including specification, design, application and commissioning aspects.

Knowledge of the power distribution network protection systems at all voltage levels 11 kV to 132 kV.

Knowledge of communication protocols where they apply to protection and control systems.

Understand and interpret multiple technical information ranging from complex technical manuals through to site drawings sematic and wiring diagrams.

Work unsupervised, set targets, and deliver settings.

Knowledge of internal, national and international standards relevant to the specifying of protection equipment and settings.

Knowledge of relevant applications, in particular: Word, Excel, DIgSILENT, AMTECH, Manufactures protection interface software and SAP data base.

HND as a minimum, or degree and above; preferred in electrical engineering (or in engineering science), with relevant protection experience.

Chartered Engineer or working towards achieving Chartership.

Reference: 2763496483

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