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Senior HV/MV Electrical Engineer




Job Type

Full Time

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We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join the Engineering Partner of choice Suir Engineering. Suir Engineering has offices in Ireland, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. We deliver leading edge next generation solutions to clients by designing, building, and installing Data Centres, Pharma and Medical Device plants and Renewable Energy Systems.

We are currently looking to hire Senior HV / MV Electrical Project Engineers to join our team to work on HV, Energy and Renewable Projects located in Ireland & UK

Overall Role Objective

The Senior Electrical Project Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability. The Senior Electrical Project Engineer will be involved in projects from the concept and detail of the design through to implementation, testing and handover.

What you will be doing?

  • Development and review of schematic drawings and single line diagrams

  • Developing HV system studies including protection coordination, arc flash, voltage regulation, load flow and fault level reports

  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning of GIS and AIS Substations

  • Complying with specific project safety requirements

  • Detailed design covering all aspects of High & Low voltage equipment and control and protection systems

  • Specification, selection and procurement of the range of equipment

  • Preparation and interpretation of technical specifications and enquiry documentation

  • Assist with the preparation of technical and contract documentation for issue.

  • Monitor progress against the program and issue progress reports.

  • Prepare method statements and risk assessments.

  • Carry out document control, recording and transmitting information.

  • Liaising and co-ordinating with clients, other members of the design team and contractors on technical issues.

  • Managing all technical queries on site and assist project team in all site electrical engineering issues to include: the management, the planning, the testing and commissioning and the handover of all project systems.

  • Prepare programs using MS project.

  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate program of assigned engineering work and projects.

  • Assemble bid, approval, and construction issue drawing packages.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the design and change if necessary.

  • Estimate cost, reliability, and safety factors.

  • Use computers extensively to produce and analyse designs.

  • Supervise technicians and other engineers during development phase.

  • Build, test and modify product prototypes.

  • Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by your manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Is this the job for me?

Suitable Candidates must have a third level degree in Electrical Engineering with 2+ years’ experience working as an Electrical Project Engineer in the HV Energy and Renewable Sector.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritise workload according to deadlines together with a high attention to detail.

  • Ability to influence colleagues at all levels.

  • Enjoy working as part of a high performing team.

In return from Suir ….

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Company Vehicle & Fuel Card

  • Flexible Remote working options

  • Employer Pension contribution

  • Contribution to Private Healthcare

  • 23 days annual leave

  • Employee Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programme

  • Educational Assistance and CPD

  • Opportunity to become part of great team and work on large scale projects

Our way of working is called the Suir Way, designed to help us continually improve. The benefit for employees is:

  • Our people are empowered to make changes to ensure a quality install through effective ways of working.

  • Our people have a voice and feel empowered.

  • We have an in-built culture of innovation, learning and continuous improvement.

  • Value is delivered every step of the journey. Our efficient processes deliver value.

  • We have a standard, consistent and fully integrated health, safety, environment, and quality system within the business.

At Suir Engineering are an equal opportunities employer, we value our greatest asset …. our People.

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