HV Substation Designer, North East


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HV Substation Designer, North East



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Position DescriptionApplications are invited for HV Substation Designers.HV Substation Design for 38kV, 20kV and 10kV operating voltagesThe HV Stations Designer is responsible for providing safe HV Stations designs within their region. These designs will be packaged and used by ESB staff and/or contractors to carry out work safely and efficiently on the Electricity Network. The designs shall be carried out in line with relevant standards set down by ESB Network Assets and adhere to company standards. These designs may be for work related to internal, commercial, industrial or customer projects as well as ESB’s own work programmes, and will include all aspects of electrical and physical design for substation equipment up to 38kV. Work within higher voltage stations with 38kV interfaces will be a feature as will interaction and coordination with designers at other voltage levels.All design work is required to be completed in a timely manner and in line with the ESB Design Standards & Guidelines and ensuring that ESB Networks Customer Charter standards are adhered to. The role includes managing your own design workload. The successful candidate will have the ability to work on his/her own initiative but also as part of a larger design team and will be required to follow schedules set down by their design manager.Key ResponsibilitiesDesign of full station projects for both existing and greenfield sitesMaintaining an excellent knowledge of HV and/or MV Electrical Stations design and design tools.Preparing high quality Electrical and Physical designs including use CAD/CAE systemsPreparing scope documents, calculating costs; preparing capital approvals, authorisations, and protection settings requests, and safety documentation.Survey / inspection and measurement work within live stations, including safe use of all associated measurement tools and systems.Perform factory acceptance testing of control and protection panelsSupport installers and commissioners with design queries and issues during pre-commissioning and commissioning.Recording and updating as-built records, Asset Registers and Network Maps.Maintaining commercial focus by preparing least cost technically acceptable designsDesign Major Projects as part of the Capital Delivery ProgramCompliance with H&S LegislationCompliance with Environmental LegislationFulfil the role of Designer under the Construction RegulationsInspection and recording duties as requiredFollowing ESB’s Code of Ethics “Our Code”Providing support in the planning and execution of construction and maintenance work programmes as requiredManage design workload as agreed with the relevant Design ManagerUse of IT systems such as IWM, EPlan, FMIS, Excel etcDelivering an excellent customer service to internal and external customersExperience and QualificationsEssentialKnowledge of Utility AIS/GIS HV Substation plant; including, Transformers, Circuit Breakers, Control & Protection and MeteringA QQI advanced level 6 Electrical Trade Certificate or equivalent which is recognised by SOLAS or a 3rd Level qualification or equivalent design work experience * A full clean driving licenceAbility to translate scope and policy requirements into constructable designsAbility to Implement standards and policies to ensure optimum designMinimum of 3 years relevant experienceDesirableKnowledge of ESB IT systemsAbility to operate in 2D and 3D CAD/BIM environmentsProject Management skillsApply Quality Management standards in ESB NetworksLocationThe role can be based in any of the following locations:

  • HV Stations North East (flexible across ESB bases in Cavan, Monaghan, North Leinster areas)

ESB is committed to smart working – combining digital tools with a culture of trust and empowerment to enable flexible ways of working. The successful candidate may work flexibly within their jurisdiction with attendance at the workplace for in-person collaboration on at least one anchor day per week. All smart working arrangements are subject to manager approval and ongoing review, based on the operational requirements of the role, the team, and the individual.Reporting toThe successful candidate will report to the HV Substations Design Manager (North or South depending on location) Delivery Assurance, Networks Customer & Project Delivery.Why Work with Us?

  • Opportunity to lead Ireland’s transition to net zero carbon future
  • Progressive, hybrid working model
  • Career development through mentoring and training
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Opportunities
  • Sports and Social Clubs
  • Networking opportunities
  • Credit Union
  • Generous Pension
  • Access to staff well-being programmes
  • Generous parental leave entitlements
  • Comprehensive Diversity & Inclusion programme
  • Great team environment working to our Core Values: Courageous, Caring, Driven and Trusted

SalaryStarting at €46,000+ per annumClosing date30th May 2024If you have any queries in relation to this job, please contact [email protected]Note: Please advise if you require any additional accommodations to
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Expected salary

€46000 per year



Job date

Sat, 11 May 2024 23:38:12 GMT

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