Protection, Control and Metering EngineerLondon
Our client a leading Renewable Energy company are seeking a Protection, Control and Metering Engineer for an on-going contract role based in London. The Protection, Control and Metering (PCM) Engineer shall provide the scope of works defined below, ensuring that the Protection, Control and Metering scope is designed and delivered in accordance with the Employer's requirements, Grid Code and Network Connection Agreements requirements, other TSO requirements, the Company standards, industry relevant standards and best engineering practices. The Protection, Control and Metering scope includes, but it is not limited to, the Protection systems, the Substation Control Systems, the Platform Auxiliary Control Systems, the WTG switchgear control and protection and the Metering systems, for an offshore wind farm, covering the offshore substation, array cables, WTG switchgear and HV connection to the TSO. SCOPE OF WORKS Ensure that the Protection, Control and Metering systems provided by contractors (including Substation Control System, Protection System, Platform Auxiliary Control system and Metering systems) are designed and delivered in accordance with the Employer's requirements, the Grid Code and Network Connection Agreements requirements, other TSO requirements, the Company standards, industry relevant standards and best engineering practices. Review and acceptance of technical deliverables, including but not limited to: o Protection Single Line Diagram o Protection basic design o Trip Matrix o Tripping philosophy o Protection detailed design o Protection Coordination Study, including review of protection settings and configurations files o SCS Functional Description o Control Architecture o Communications Architecture o Protection and Control Equipment List o Signal list (including hardwired and communicated with third party systems) o Panel drawings (layout drawings, circuit diagrams, wiring diagrams,...) o Logic diagrams, including interlocks and tripping logics o HMI Representation o SCADA database o Testing Procedures and certificates o Interfaces with other systems, including protection system interface with TSO, signal exchange with TSO, interface for control and protection of WTG switchgear o CT/VT specifications and calculation reports o Wiring diagram for interconnection o Etc. Ensure that the designs developed by the different Contractors involved on Protection, Control and Metering items are consistent, technically safe and coordinated with the rest of the windfarm design. Support and provide expertise to relevant project areas (Electrical, WTG, cables, commissioning, grid connection, O&M) to ensure key packages and contracts technical compliance to minimise costs/risks on Protection, Control and Metering items. Provide professional advice on engineering technical detail and risk levels, to ensure that cost effective technical solutions are identified, fully evaluated and the risk profile is fully understood by the project. Advise Lead Engineer, Package Lead or Discipline Manager on the impact of technical/specialist risks and issues, and the viability of solutions recommended. Justification of technical decisions on basic and detailed design where needed. Ensure that all assessment, recommendations and decisions are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and industry best practice, and that sufficient technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) is in place. Balance technical detail with commercial needs and provide recommendations, taking into account all relevant risks. Ensure that the Protection, Control and Metering system passes adequate testing before the delivery of the system to site, including review of test protocols, carry out periodic inspections before FAT and attendance to FAT (at other contractor's facilities) to ensure compliance with Employer's requirements, including but not limited to: o Periodic inspections during Protection Control and Metering systems manufacturing period, before FAT, to check adequate progress is being achieved. o Interoperability test for communications between control systems. o FAT of the Protection Control and Metering systems system to ensure the systems are fit for purpose as per the applicable testing procedures. As a result of the inspections, FAT or interoperability tests, deviations in the design shall be pointed out in the punch list. Collaborate with Contract Managers for terms/ specification to secure best value and minimise costs/ risks. Minimum requirements: Proven experience (7 years) in engineering specification and design of Protection, Control and Metering systems for Wind Farm industry, including control philosophy, technical specifications, I/O lists, control architecture, communication network, control logics, interlocks, electrical protection design criteria, protection philosophy, protection SLD, metering design criteria, metering SLD, etc. Proven experience in leading of the Protection, Control and Metering contracts, including technical management, programme, cost and risk control management. Comprehensive knowledge of electrical substations including protection and control drawings. Educated to degree level in Electrical engineering discipline. Flexible to travel around the UK and overseas.
Procurement & Supply Chain SpecialistWarrington
Our client is urgently looking to recurit a Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist to work on a contract basis for a period of 12 Months to be based in Warrington. The Key Responsibilities Close involvement with suppliers & stakeholders to identify and implement the most cost effective and technically efficient supply solutions in respect of cost, performance, product and/or service quality and programme Managing sourcing and tendering processes in accordance with agreed project and/or programme deliverables Early engagement with stakeholders to review and challenge specifications and develop robust/innovative procurement strategies which outline marketplace, cost levers, value levers Leading negotiations (utilising a robust strategy) with suppliers Develop robust contract award recommendations detailing rational for award Ensuring that the Company's commercial position is best protected and is properly reflected within formal subcontracts and purchase orders Post contract management ensuring the terms of a contract are adhered to with regards to cost, programme, quality. The successful candidate will ideally be: Qualified to degree level or equivalent Ability to work in cross functional teams and some experience of stakeholder management as well as influencing skills will be essential A sound understanding of end-to-end sourcing and supplier management processes together with an ability to identify and capture incremental value in an operational working environment Experience of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries A good understanding of cost models/business models particularly in relation to the NEC models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations and supplier costing models. A good understanding of contract terms and conditions and an ability to draft subcontract terms as required and appropriate Please apply today as this is an urgent requirement.
Principal CS&A EngineerWarrington
We are looking for a Principal CS&A Engineer for a year long contract based in Warrington. The successful applicant will form a leading role within a dynamic design team undertaking the design of a major nuclear decommissioning project. After completion of that project there may be opportunities for further work on traditional, bespoke and innovative designs of reinforced concrete, steel and masonry structures for nuclear decommissioning and nuclear new build projects, as well as support to operating nuclear sites. The projects you undertake will principally be in relation to design of structures associated with state-of-the-art mechanical handling equipment and their process and electrical systems, but can also involve stand-alone civil/structural tasks for a range of sectors. For example, structural inspections and site surveys. These surveys will be undertaken primarily for sites across the UK with some projects based internationally. You will provide technical leadership and expertise, and you will take on the role of Technical Lead on specific projects when required. Responsibilities: * Delivering structural / civils design to support Nuclear projects, inspections and construction site support on projects within the UK and, potentially, overseas. Work encompasses the full life cycle of a project. * Concept and Feasibility studies for multi discipline design projects. * Analysis and Design using engineering software such as Staad. * Preparation of Calculations, CDM activities, Basis of Design, Material Specifications, Scopes of Work, Technical reports, Inter discipline design coordination and supervision. * Liaise with Technicians in the preparation of Revit models. * Working with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high profile projects. * Provide technical support to other members of the team. * Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude toward safety, both in design and in the office environment. * Responsible for the management of project delivery including developing resourcing profiles. * Assisting and mentoring team members to promote their technical and professional development, if required. Qualification Requirements: * Degree Qualified (BEng or MEng), Civil / Structural Engineer * Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with membership of ICE or IStructE, or working toward full membership of ICE or IStructE. These requirements are desirables but consideration will be given to relevant experience. Experience Required: * Significant experience in the design of structures in reinforced concrete and steelwork. The initial project would involve steelwork design and assessment of existing facilities. * It would be advantageous but not necessary to have previous experience within the nuclear industry and design for seismic loading. * Awareness and experience of using the latest design codes and standards. * Understanding of the relevant legal and regulatory standards.