Power Systems Engineer

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Pharma & Life Sciences

We’re recruiting a Power Systems Engineer for our client, a leading project management and consultancy firm that operate in multiple sectors including pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, chemical, medical devices, waste treatment and food and beverage.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Be proficient in HV topology design (Sub-station design, air insulated switchgear, gas insulated switchgear, earthing requirements, lightning protection, O/H busbar sizing, breaker sizing, HV cable sizing etc.).
  • Ability to discuss in detail the pros and cons of a typical design i.e. fixed / withdraw switchgear (MV), use of RMU’s, primary / secondary switchgear discussion etc.
  • Be proficient in interactions with the Utility.
  • Sub-station foot-print sizing, including MV sizing and layouts.
  • Have a good understanding of civil requirements for a typical substation.
  • Design and create underground MV / HV routes.
  • Design underground draw pits including cable take off containment (MV sides of the transformers).
  • Transformer compound design including transformer secondary side design and creation of BOQ’s.
  • Client control room design, inc. protection panel design, UPS, remote control systems (remote operation), LV feed panels to the Transformer fans etc.
  • Clear understanding of a typical data centre power requirements.
  • Interim supplies where grid deliveries will be later than expected.
  • Have good understanding of the utility functional specifications (most up to date).
  • Gas plant sizing including gas generator sizing.
  • MV / HV single line design / preparation.
  • Liaises with the PM’s to get updates of new projects and scopes.
  • Creates Basis of designs for all new projects (HV / MV).
  • Be able to create white papers on equipment selection.
  • Ability to create detailed delivery schedules.
  • Creates Basis of estimates for all new projects.
  • Fulfil electrical design work as required,  MV  & HV topology as required.
  • Be able to deal with on site faults on transformers , switchgear etc.
  • Ensures QA / QC is completed on all projects.
  • Delivering to agreed budgets and schedules.

Key Requirements:

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  • 10 years plus as a power system engineer, covering the duties as listed above.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have a full Irish driving licence.
  • Be proficient in the following software, Dialux, Amtech (trimble) Etap, Eracs Cdegs etc. (and be able to provide training to others within the group).
  • Candidates must be fluent in English and eligible to work in Ireland.

To apply, please email your CV to mark.rigney@sonastechnical.com




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