Hardware Panel Designer

Job Reference: T&D-2020-15

Stone | Transmission & Distribution | Full-time | Permanent

Summary of the role:


We are looking for an Enthusiastic Experienced Engineer to join our existing Transmission & Distribution team to perform all aspects of design and implementation of Substation Control & Protection Systems. Suitable candidate must be able to communicate effectively with the customer, have the ability to interpret customer requirements (including schedules, drawings etc.), have an understanding of system engineering design and be prepared to be involved in site visits for the purpose of survey. Suitable candidate would also be involved in extensive substation upgrade programmes.


This position would suit someone who has a good grounding in engineering and wants to progress a career in Substation secondary systems engineering, enjoys working in an engineering environment, who is keen to become involved in all aspects of a project and is keen to learn and develop new skills as part of an experienced and committed team.


Role description:

  • Working to agreed procedures/methods and standards with configuration and engineering design responsibilities.
  • Interpret and verify customer supplied data and specifications.
  • Produce system designs from customer supplied information using Capula existing generic approach
  • Creating/modifying system drawings, general arrangements, schematics & wiring diagrams etc.
  • Produce client design documentation and test documentation
  • Producing all necessary documentation to support the production of the systems
  • Perform site surveys and assist in the preparation of Health and Safety Documentation
  • Support Site acceptance testing



Essential Skills

  • At least, educated to HND level in an Electrical Engineering discipline.

Preferably educated to degree level in relevant subject(s).

  • Computer literate with Autocad and Excel experience.
  • Capable of good customer communications.
  • Methodical approach to the interpretation of customer requirements.
  • Hold a current full driving licence (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK)
  • Must be willing to go for a basic disclosure Scotland check.


Desirable Skills

  • Experience of substation control & protection systems
  • Experience of substation secondary systems panel design
  • Experience/Knowledge of IEC61850
  • Experience Transmission network substations
  • Site Installation and Commissioning experience.
  • Experienced in the GE or Pacis and/or DS Agile Control System
  • Experience of ABB Control Systems.
  • Experience of Protection solutions (GE/Siemens/ABB/SEL)


Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be flexible in their methods of working.
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We are currently working with only our preferred suppliers.

To express an interest in this position, e-mail recruitment@capula.com with a cover letter and CV, quoting the job reference number.