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Senior Electrical Design Engineer

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Benefits Package and Salary
  • Education level

    Bachelors Degree
  • Closing date

    December 30, 2023

Our client is seeking a proactive Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join their team, specializing in HV/MV design. This individual should possess hands-on experience and the ability to work independently.

Our client stands out as a premier provider of High Voltage and Medium Voltage engineering services across Ireland, the UK, and Europe. Our commitment involves delivering top-notch solutions in electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning, and maintenance for tailored and complete turnkey projects.

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conduct engineering studies using leading software (PowerFactory, CDEGs, CYMCAP) for protection coordination, load flow, power quality, earthing, lightning protection, insulation coordination, dynamic analysis, etc.
  • Prepare equipment specifications and evaluate technical offers.
  • Collaborate with manufacturers to ensure equipment aligns with design specifications.
  • Engage with clients to understand and address their needs.
  • Design protection and control schemes.
  • Create engineering drawings, including substation layouts, elevations, and lightning zones.
  • Develop panel schematic drawings using EPLAN.
  • Perform on-site inspections and testing.
  • Ensure compliance with safety requirements, including compiling Risk Assessments and Method Statements, and conducting on-site risk assessments.
  • Attend FATs for HV switchgear, transformers, and protection cabinets.
  • Prepare, evaluate, and present tender documentation.
  • Write technical reports.



  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 5+years of experience.
  • Safe pass (Can be arranged).
  • Full clean driving licence.


  • Familiarity with HV substation design (10kV to 220kV).
  • Proficiency in engineering software packages, e.g., Powerfactory.
  • Familiarity with ESB standards.


  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Technical leader.
  • Flexible, committed, and thrives under time pressure.
  • Safety-focused.
  • Logical and imaginative problem-solving approach.
  • Proven decision-making capability.
  • Self-motivated and excels without direct supervision.

While preference will be given to candidates with all the stated experience, we are open to considering applicants for a trainee role who possess some of the desired skills and experience.