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Powercomm is recognised as one of the leading High Voltage and Medium Voltage engineering services companies in Ireland, UK and Europe, delivering world-class solutions to the segments we serve. We offer high and medium voltage electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning and maintenance services for bespoke and full turnkey solutions.

We are seeking dynamic and self-driven people to join our expanding business. We are looking for people that enjoy working in exciting and dynamic environments in the following roles:

  • Electrical Power System & Design Engineers
  • Electrical Technicians
  • Electrical Apprentices
  • Commissioning Engineers

To apply send your CV to HR@powercomm.ie


High Voltage Commissioning Engineer

A High Voltage Commissioning Engineer is required to fill a role in the Commissioning Team. This person must have experience and can work autonomously.

Key Responsibilities:

  • HV Testing on MV/HV primary plant.
  • Commissioning of Switchgear Interlocking, Functional Testing.
  • Circuit breaker commissioning and CB Timing.
  • VT & CT Ratio, Insulation, Class & Burden, Primary Injection.
  • Transformer Tan-Delta, Ratio, DC Resistance & SCI.
  • Protection Relay Testing, Scada Signal Testing.
  • Earth Grid Testing.
  • Proficient using Omicron test equipment for testing primary plant and protection relays. Experience using Omicron CMC 356, CPC TD1 CU1, CT analyser and Testrano equipment.
  • Experienced with Protection testing for Transformer and Line differential, Distance protection and tele protection, CB Fail and Busbar protection, Overcurrent and earth fault protection and generator protection.
  • Proficient in modern Protection schemes with an understanding of how they should work and function.
  • MV switchgear testing including HIPOT testing.
  • MV/HV cable testing.
  • Specification of equipment
  • Manage Work schedule and program.
  • Attend site meetings.
  • Strong technical knowledge of Electric Theories
  • Work well in a team. 

If a candidate has ESB experience or utility experience this would be advantageous but not necessary. We require a person with strong technical ability who is experienced in his/her type of testing and commissioning.

Experience in the following protection relays would be useful but not necessary in all cases.

  • Siemens Siprotec protection devices for Line impedance, overcurrent, Line differential and CB fail protection.
  • Toshiba distance and line differential protection.
  • ABB RET differential protection.
  • Toshiba GRB protection devices.
  • ABB REB Busbar protection devices.
  • ABB overcurrent protection.
  • SEPAM protection.
  • Rayrole protection devices.
  • Areva protection

Education:

Qualified electrician/ Engineer

Licenses/Certificates:

Training certs for product or equipment used by the commissioning Engineer.

Experience:

>5 years

ISO Responsibilities:

  • Comply with Powercomm Group ISO Management System requirements i.e. perform your work according to your process documents, procedures and maintaining document information/completing department forms/records as required.
  • Understand and apply our SHEQ policies statement in all aspects of your work.
  • Contribute towards achieving Powercomm Group company objectives.
  • Ensure that the needs and requirements of Powercomm Group internal staff and customers/clients are understood and delivered.
  • Help develop and improve Powercomm Group internal processes and management system by reporting corrective actions, updates, and improvement ideas.

Travel and overnight stay is required.

To apply send your CV to HR@powercomm.ie


Senior Electrical Design Engineer

A self-driven Electrical Senior Engineer is required to fill a role in HV/MV design. This person must have experience and can work autonomously.

Powercomm is recognized as one of the leading High Voltage and Medium Voltage engineering services companies in Ireland, UK and Europe, delivering world-class solutions to the segments we serve. We offer high and medium voltage electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning, and maintenance services for bespoke and full turnkey solutions.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • Engineering studies using industry leading software (PowerFactory, CDEGs, CYMCAP) – Studies include protection coordination, load flow, power quality, earthing, lightning protection, insulation coordination, dynamic etc.
  • Preparation of equipment specifications
  • Technical evaluation of equipment offers.
  • Liaising with manufacturers, to ensure equipment meets design specifications.
  • Liaising with clients
  • Design of protection and control schemes
  • Preparation of engineering drawings (substation layouts, elevations, lightning zones etc.)
  • Preparation of panel schematic drawings using EPLAN
  • On-site inspections and testing.
  • Completion all safety requirements including compiling Risk Assessments and Method Statements and on-site risk assessments.
  • Attendance at FATs for HV switchgear, transformers, and protection cabinets.
  • Tender documentation preparation, evaluation, and presentation
  • Technical report writing.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 5-10years experience.
  • Safe pass.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • Computer literate – Microsoft packages etc.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with HV substation design from 10kV to 220kV.
  • Familiarity with engineering software packages, for example Powerfactory
  • Familiarity with ESB standards.

Skills

  • Team player and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Technical leader.
  • Flexible, committed and works well under time pressure.
  • Safety focused.
  • Logical and imaginative approach to problem solving.
  • Proven capability in decision making.
  • Motivated and work well without direct supervision.

While candidates with all stated experience would be preferred, we would consider applicants for a trainee role with some of the desired skills and experience.

To apply send your CV to HR@powercomm.ie