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Senior Earthing Specialist




Job Type

Full Time

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The Ethos Engineering Data Centre Team is growing since our successful expansion across Europe. We work with some of the largest blue chip technical clients in the world in this sector. Our success can be measured by the quantity of repeat business we secure with our client base across Ireland and Europe. Our highly technical team are trained to work on these prestigious projects facilitating their professional and personal growth. Innovation, quality, and speed of delivery are key to our success. Our team thrive on challenging technical projects with continuous peer-to-peer engineering reviews both internally and externally. Our people are ambitious, work on their own initiative and want to work for the best and with the best engineers in this industry.

Location: Dublin (office based) - Hybrid Working
Group: Data Centre
Salary: € Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
Essential Experience: 6+ years’ general experience in Electrical Engineering, which includes a minimum of 4 years in delivering Earthing designs.
Sectors: Data Centre
Job Description: Senior Earthing Specialist/ Full-Time Permanent

About the Role– Senior Earthing Specialist
The Senior Earthing Specialist will be responsible for undertaking site earthing design desktop studies and measurements ensuring compliance with local and international standards.

Reporting to an Associate, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet the budget and contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan. As part of your role, you will be responsible for conducting a risk analysis of the plan and identifying potential threats and risks. Using your expertise in Electrical Earthing you will make recommendations on potential mitigation for any issues identified, or work with stakeholders to agree on actions.

Candidate Attributes

  • Working knowledge of earthing system measurements

  • Earthing system analysis using the industry analysis software package CDEGS

  • Suitable experience in earthing issues and standards associated with power networks up to 220 kV

  • Ability to communicate complex technical or commercial issues to peers or senior managers

  • Ability to develop working relationships quickly and effectively

  • Experience in writing clear and concise documentation

  • Demonstrated experience in authoring high-quality engineering reports

  • Experience in Soil resistivity & current injection testing

  • Flexibility to travel

  • Role Requirements

  • Earthing system design and analysis using the CDEGS software suite

  • Earthing system measurements

  • Lightning protection system design

  • Interference studies and mitigation

  • Project management of multiple earthing design projects to ensure they remain within budget and timescales constraints

  • Assistance in the creation of competitive proposals/quotations for new packages of work

  • Key Knowledge

  • Substations and feeder earthing

  • Stray current mitigation, AC interference studies, Step & Touch Voltage simulations.

  • Lightning protection design

  • Preferential but not essential: EMF studies

• Flexible working times
• 20 Days holidays up to 25 days
• Pension Scheme
• Your own company laptop • Working travel out-of-pocket expenses
• Travel tax scheme or bike-to-work scheme
• Regular training/mentoring / further college support
• Support for Chartership
• A Professional Subscription Fee paid by the company
• Heavily subsidised social committee (5 a side, golf society, climbing club and regular social events)

At Ethos, we offer free Fridays every second Friday as a perk! Apply today and take the first step towards a healthier work-life balance!

Here at Ethos we believe in equal opportunities and that each individual can bring something ‘WoW’ to our organisation. So if you don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, but think you have what it takes, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

At Ethos, our vision is to: “Be the company people want to work with, and for

Values Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

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