Plant Engineer

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Job Summary

Are you looking to play your part in the renewable energy revolution. Would you like to use your skills for globally recognised organisation which is at the forefront of delivering 'cutting edge' technology. If this sounds like you, this could be the role for you.

Our client offers two HVDC technologies; Line Commutated Converters (LCC) and Voltage Source Converters (VSC), to support a broad range of applications and deployable in different schemes including overhead line (point to point), back-to-back, submarine/land cable and offshore.

Every HVDC solution is tailored and designed based on a project-by-project assessment of the customers' individual requirements, whether it's for connecting offshore wind generation, long distance power transmission, or energy trading between independent networks.

The plant engineer is responsible for the primary design for optimized HVDC substation layouts that integrate all the required equipment considering their installation, operation, and maintenance constraints.

This is what we need you to do:

  • Support conversion of project contractual documents into plant engineering requirements
  • Support plant engineering planning and cost estimation for the project
  • Design optimized substation & buildings layouts integrating all the required equipment considering their installation, operation, and maintenance constraints
  • Deliver substation & buildings general arrangements and civil guides as per project planning
  • Produce procurement inquiry package for some project equipment (eg HV post insulators, conductors & connectors) including defining their requirements
  • Support answers to client, partners & suppliers technical queries related to plant engineering
  • Support projects design and gate reviews
  • Support continuous improvement within plant engineering discipline

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Strong knowledge on High Voltage substation international standards & guidelines (IEC, CIGRE) and related equipment
  • Proficient with Autodesk CAD tools Revit & Navisworks
  • Good understanding of onshore civil engineering and offshore platform design and requirements
  • Basic knowledge on contract and project management, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), or Engineering equipment package (EEP) type
  • Analytical mind, rigorous and commitment
  • Professional English spoken and written

Please note that the documents provided contain generic information. If we are successful in finding you an assignment, you will receive a Key Information Document which will be specific to the vendor set-up you have chosen and your placement.

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit our website

Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

Start date
12 months
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
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