Lead Design Engineer (Protection & Control) x 4

Job details
Posting date: 28 May 2024
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 June 2024
Location: g32 8fa
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Morson Talent
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 216937GC2-4495712

Apply for this job


Our client Scottish Power are seeking x 4 Lead Design Engineers (Protection & Control) for long-term contract roles based at Cambuslang. Hybrid working is available along with competitive rates.

Job Purpose Statement

Develop and deliver Protection and Control engineering solutions for transmission networks (132kV and
above) providing necessary basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs, innovation,
effective technical support, advice and input throughout the lifecycle of projects.
Define technical and economic criteria to ensure established quality and safety standards are achieved,
whilst maximising profitability and provide Engineering consultancy to other parts of the business as

Accountability Statements

Define protection and control and ancillary apparatus requirements for input to System
Construction Authorisation (SCA), Project Technical Specifications and BETTA documentation
and advise on construction and outage programmes where required in relation to Control &
Responsible for basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs for Networks and
Plant Protection Systems, Network Automation and Substation Control Systems,
Telecommunication Networks and Metering.
Provide engineering specialism in the field of Protection and Control
Responsible for technical assessment of tender submissions, preparation/review of Control &
Protection design drawings and specifications.
Ensure Networks and Plant Protection Systems, Network Automation and Substation Control
Systems and Telecommunication Networks are in accordance with current legislation, policies
and operational requirements. Provide technical support to the Project team on matters concerning the design, construction
and operation of control and protection systems and lead the technical resolution of site/
construction Control & Protection issues.
?esponsible for engineering documentation following quality processes to meet deliverables for
PQP’s and BETTA.
Perform all duties with a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environment compliance
and continuous improvement and liaise across multi disciplinary engineering teams to provide
end to end integrated solutions.
Lead training needs assessment for new products or similar and the development and delivery of
technical, operational and safety packages for such products.
Advise on the development of pre-contract design and delivery of projects by leading/supporting
the technical aspects of Networks and Plant Protection Systems, Network Automation and
Substation Control Systems, Telecommunication Networks and Metering.
Maintain an awareness of technological advances and industry best practice. Assist with
evaluation and apply ‘new ideas’, technical developments, new equipment and alternativeworking
methods to provide cost savings, efficiencies and improved safety, reflected in review of
policies and standards.
?ssess engineering documentation, feasibility and compliance with business requirements and
support the preparation of accurate budgets for new projects.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Degree in an Engineering discipline with relevant experience.
Chartered Engineer Status (or working towards).
Good inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships
with other individuals, departments and businesses.
Ability to implement, apply and promote CDM and Health & Safety best practice in a design
Having the ability to investigate and understand technical characteristics of substation plant and
associated equipment.
An understanding in terms of the plant and equipment deployed for transmission networks and how it
is operated / maintained.
Experience in the implementation of new technologies and engineering solutions to achieve
reductions in project lifetime costs.
Proven experience in a responsible position and knowledge in one or more of the following areas at
voltages from 33kV to 400kV:
Substation and Network Control



Apply for this job