Senior HV Commissioner

Permanent Salary: Negotiable

Job Overview

Zenco Technical is currently seeking a Senior HV Commissioner to join a market leading M&E engineering firm with projects based across Ireland. Our client is an internationally recognised engineering firm with projects across various sectors such as Data Centres, Pharmaceutical, Energy, Medical Devices and Food & Beverage. The successful candidate will be joining an expanding HV & MV Team that will be based in either the Dublin or Waterford office. The role will also require extensive national travel as well as occasional overseas trips.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, plan and deliver HV installation and commissioning projects
  • Completion all safety requirements including compiling Risk Assessments and Method Statements and on-site risk assessments
  • Supervision and guidance of the HV Specialist Installation Team
  • Completion of Primary tests on Instrument transformers, Power Transformers and HV switch gear
  • Functional verification of protection schemes
  • Commissioning and functional verification of DC Battery systems including battery discharge testing
  • Testing of protection relays
  • Configuration of IEDs across a range of vendors such as Siemens, Schneider and ABB
  • Operational switching of HV apparatus
  • Pre-commissioning of ESB Substations
  • Attendance at FATs for HV switchgear, transformers and protection cabinets
  • Early engagement with project team to optimise design and minimise installation defects
  • Assist the bid team with technical aspects of tendering
  • Technical evaluation of HV apparatus at submittal stage
  • Technical report writing
  • Guide and mentor junior staff in their technical development

 Key Requirements

  • Time served Electrician or Electrical Technical/Engineer
  • Familiarity with some or all aspects of HV substations from 10kV to 220kV
  • Have in depth knowledge of HV and MV switchgear across multiple vendor platforms
  • Good working knowledge of all aspects of HV substations
  • Computer literate – Microsoft packages etc
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Team player and have good interpersonal skills
  • Technical leader
  • Safe pass

Desirable Skills

  • Familiarity with ESBN “Conditions governing connections to the Distribution System”.
  • Familiarity with ESBN Pre-commissioning standards.
  • Comfortable with Omicron Primary test equipment used for testing instrument transformers and power transformers.
  • Familiar with protection relay test techniques and Omicron Test Universe.
  • Experienced with relay configuration tools such as Siemens Digsi, ABB PCM, Schneider Agile.
  • SAP with proven HV switching experience.
  • GWO trained.
  • HV cable testing including VLF testing.
  • SF6 gas handling and testing.

 If this sounds of interest, or to make a general inquiry about other Engineering opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

 Zenco Technical – Engineering Partnerships