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Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Power

Ref: 76428

  • 65,000-80,000
  • 24 Mar 2022
  • Kildare
  • Permanent

Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Substation

About the Company

We are currently working with one of Ireland’s leading consultancies who specialise in the design and commissioning in the areas of MV (Medium Voltage) and HV (High Voltage) substations and power systems. They are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager with experience power to work on some of Ireland’s most essential projects, both onshore and offshore.

This client is one of Europe’s leading names in energy and engineering and offer a range of service to the power industry.

About the Position

This position focused on electrical design of large substations programs, budget management, risks and issues for voltages at 110kV and 220kV, 220/400kV

  • Preparation of engineering design (substation layouts, elevations, lightning zones)
    • Preparation of panel schematic drawings using Eplan
    • Design of protection and control schemes.
    • Engineering studies using industry leading software
    • Preparation of equipment specifications.
    • Technical evaluation of equipment offers. Technical report writing.
  • Development and agreement of project baselines (scope, cost, time).
  • Development of reports, KPI’s and dashboards
  • Constructability Assessments on greenfield sites.
  • Represent the company to the client in all aspects of the projects.
  • Manage construction teams and project schedules.
  • Technical engagement with external consultants, contractors, utilities and grid companies
  • CAPEX management



For this role you are required to have

  • 5 years experience in electrical design
  • Substation experience
  • Knowledge of the technical specification design function
  • Project Management experience
  • Familiar with ESB standards.
  • Working knowledge of Eplan
  • Bid and Tender experience.
  • Client and sub-contractor management
  • A reputation for project delivery

Remuneration Package

The client offers an excellent package along with a car allowance. They also offer pension and a project completion bonus


For more information on this position or other engineering roles, please contact Cathal on 01-5927850 or hit the apply button below to send your cv. Alternatively, contact him directly via email: