Electrical Engineer - Power Systems Transmission & Distribution

Contract Type
Project Consultant

What you'll do

Realize the design and manage the various aspects related to studies of HV and MV substations:

  • Have a good knowledge or willing to acquire knowledge necessary for specific project needs with respect to Electrical System Calculations, static and dynamic:
    • Load Flow calculations;
    • Short Circuit calculations;
    • Motor Starting calculations;
    • Insulation coordination;
    • Transient calculations;
    • Protection Coordination and Selectivity studies;
    • Harmonic calculations;
    • Electro-Magnetic Compatibility calculations (EMC);
    • Ampacity calculation of HV, MV and LV cables;
    • DC-power system calculations (battery calculations);
    • Power Transformer parameter dimensioning (ratio, power, Ucc,…);
    • VT/CVT/CT core dimensioning for measuring transformers;
    • Surge arrestor dimensioning;
    • Capacitor banks and reactor dimensioning;
    • Filter dimensioning;
    • Dimensioning of earthing grid for substations;
    • Dimensioning of lightning protection systems;
    • Diesel group dimensioning;
    • Knowledge on the use of the following simulation and dimensioning software: DigSilent, SKM Power Tools, ETAP, EMTP-RV, ELEC CALC, CYMCAP and willing to acquire in depth knowledge of these tools.
  • Have a good knowledge on electro-technical system modelling.
  • Have a good knowledge or willing to acquire knowledge on the theoretical background of electro-technical systems and equipment’s:
    • Power Transformers, auxiliary transformers, earthing transformers, reactors, capacitors, surge arrestors, cables in general and overhead lines, current limiters, circuit breakers, batteries and rectifiers diesel generators.
    • Knowledge on systems as HVDC and FACTS are an advantage.
    • Collect the required input data for the calculation and design studies.
  • Design electrical Single Line Diagrams (HV, MV and LV).
  • Interpret calculation results and write calculation notes and reports.
  • Participate in design reviews.
  • Manage the technical follow up of calculation notes and reports.
  • Realize post incident/accident analysis within electrical grids as to assess the origin of incidents/accidents.

Who we're looking for

  • A master of industrial engineering or a master of science in engineering (or equivalent by proven experience) with preference in Electrical Power Systems having at least 5 years’ experience in the field of Transmission and Distribution systems.
  • Have proficient knowledge of English and French or Dutch as second language. Additional language knowledge is an advantage.
  • Be highly motivated, eager to learn and broaden the knowledge with respect to the field of Transmission and Distribution in general and power systems and protections in particular.
  • Feel comfortable working independently, however with the ability to communicate efficiently;
  • Be able to function in a team realizing the complete project together.
  • Customer-satisfaction must be part of the consultant’s day-to-day vision.
  • Have a dynamic personality and a proactive and innovative approach to work.
  • Have a systematic analytical approach.
  • Have an acute sense of responsibility with respect to project financials, project planning and knowledge sharing with colleagues in general.
  • Be flexible and open to missions abroad (short, medium or long-term).

What you'll get

We offer you a full-time employment with salary conditions corresponding to your experience, a company car, group insurance, laptop, meal vouchers, as well as other fringe benefits etc.
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