Senior Traction Power Engineer

Senior Traction Power Engineer

Senior Traction Power Engineer Location: Altrincham Rate: Negotiable Contract As a Senior Traction Power Engineer you will be working on projects of various sizes, many of which are multi disciplinary.

Job Description

Part of your role is to work in the following subject matter area, under the supervision of senior staff: You need experience in:

* Traction power systems design for AC and DC based rail systems
* Have appreciation level knowledge of AC and DC traction power supplies including an understanding of major feeding and sectioning principles
* Have the ability to coordinate DNO supply connections and substation interfaces at voltages up to 132kV
* Have the ability to carry out LV protection calculations in accordance with the requirements of BS7671 (IET 17th Edition Wiring Regulations).
* Have the ability to perform traction power substation layout design
* Be experienced in providing on-site design support during the construction phase of traction power substations
* Be experienced in site acceptance testing and commissioning of traction power substations
* Have appreciation level knowledge of traction power earthing and bonding principles
* Have appreciation level knowledge of other railway LV systems including station power supplies, station services, signalling power supplies, etc.

Essential competencies / skills:
As per Job Description above with the following IT skills:

* Ability to utilise Excel, Mathcad or similar packages for complex studies and calculations.
* Ability to develop LV protection studies in Amtech, HevaComp or equivalent software
* Ability to develop HV protection studies in ETAP or equivalent software

Desirable academic, professional qualifications and experience:

* Degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant subject or the equivilant.
* Extensive experience in traction power engineering within a Railway design and build or consultancy business
* A Chartered engineer (CEng) or working towards Chartership
* Trained in either Microstation or Autocad CAD.

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Key Consultant

Abby Hall


I joined ARM as a Junior Consultant and have been within the Group for nearly three years, so have a good understanding of the rail industry and the recruitment process. My aim is to successfully meet my clients' needs and assist them with identifying talent and filling roles. I look forward to building bigger, better and stronger relationships not only with our clients but candidates too.

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