About the role

Balfour Beatty are currently recruiting for a Commissioning Engineer to join our Substations Power Transmission & Distribution business in Derby.

You will be working on a variety of projects which will include new transformer projects of circa 2million up to new build substations to the value of 40million. All applicants must have previous experience within commissioning.

What you'll be doing

  • Carry out duties in accordance with standard company BPM and Quality Assurance procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Ensure that all inspections and testing is carried out with due regard to all current, National/International Standards & Legislation and Contract Specification scope of works
  • All work should be undertaken with due regard to Health & Safety, CDM Regulations and Environmental Procedures via the production of Risk Assessments/method statements as necessary to fulfil the Company's obligations, including working near or adjacent to live high voltage equipment under the appropriate safety documentation
  • Liaise with the Client, the Client's Test/Commissioning Engineer, the project manager and any relevant project department as necessary, during all phases of the commissioning program
  • Identify and prepare as necessary any specific test sheet requirements and ensure that copies of all generic test documentation are available at site. Ensure that all resulting commissioning documentation is fully completed and countersigned by client, in line with Company procedures prior to project audits and first energisation.
  • Assist with the production of emergency return to service procedures.
  • Mobilisation throughout the UK to carry out the companys commissioning duties.

Who we're looking for

HNC in Electronic and Electrical Engineering or 5 years experience of hands on commissioning of Control & Protection systems for EHC Substations up to 400kV (Detailed knowledge of PC driven automatic control systems enabling remote operation of EHV substations)

  • Visual inspection of wiring installation & insulation resistance testing
  • Visual inspection and acceptance commissioning of primary plant
  • Proven ability to undertake operational dynamic testing and understanding of schematic and wiring diagrams.
  • Implement and secondary injection of protection logic and settings on various protection relays.
  • Extensive experience in relay application
  • Ability to work on SCADA as well as implementation and testing of the system
  • Experience using advanced Omicron CMC software
  • A firm knowledge of distance, differential, busbar and transformer protections.
  • Current transformer primary injection testing including 400-volt stability tests.

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