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Lead Engineer - Controls Engineering

GE Energy
Stafford, England ST16 2
Role Summary:The role will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. You will be part of a team that defines the hardware, system configuration and network technical requirements of an HVDC control system as part of a project delivery team.

Essential Responsibilities: Lead the configuration of IEC61850 IEDs via vendor specific tools and System Configuration Tools for complete system integration.

Lead the generation of Substation Configuration description Language (SCL) files for system integration.

Knowledge of interlocking principles used in substation automation systems and their implementation on IEC61850 IEDs.

Lead the design, configuration and testing required to deliver on time and within defined budgets the HVDC Control System hardware.

Lead the testing and debugging of complex IEC61850 communication systems using industry standard tools such as IEDSCout, Wireshark etc.

Coordinate and interface the HVDC Control System with Balance of Plant equipment and SCADA systems:

o Define the main IO Lists of the control system

o Analyze signal interfaces and ensure compatibility with the control system

Lead in collaboration with NPI teams, the configuration of Remote Terminal Units (RTU), Bay Controllers (BCU) and Merging Units for signal acquisition in digital substation environments.

Lead the design of LAN networks/Communication Architectures and configuration of industrial ethernet switches/routers and satellite clocks

Follow the departments standard design practices, engineering reviews and guidelines.

Define Control Panel requirements and produce detailed design documentation for the control system using standard design blocks under the guidance of lead engineers.

This may include

o Panel Electrical Schematics (using Engineering Base tool)

o Wire/Cable Schedules

o Routine Test specification

o General Assembly drawings

o Bill of Materials

Oversee the testing and FAT witnessing of the Control System.

Prepare and present technical information for Substation Control Systems to internal and external customers.

Assist site activities relevant to the installation and commissioning of the control system.

Share engineering information and promote open dialogue.

Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Qualifications/Requirements: Degree in Electronics/Electrical engineering or related field.

Strong background in configuring Substation Bay Controllers/Merging Units/ IEC61850 IEDs

Experience in Control Panel design (preferably as used in substation/power plant environments)

Strong background in Distributed Control Systems / Substation Automation

Experience in working with engineering tools such as AutoCAD, e-base, Microsoft Visio

Knowledge of industrial communication networks such as Profibus and Ethernet based protocols.

Understanding of fibre optic cabling systems

Understanding of LV cable sizing and distribution

Control & Protection Relay logics Design techniques

Experienced in developing electrical designs for industrial control systems.

Desired Characteristics:Competitive salary applies

Opening date 29/05/2020 - Closing date 26/06/2020

For further information about this role, and to apply, please visit www.ge.com/careers quoting 3470595

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comAdditional Locations:United Kingdom;Stafford;


Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-07-01

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