Jacobs Lead Protection & Control Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business
About The Opportunity
Jacobs is committed to playing a leadership role in Global Energy Transition. Our Energy & Power team is focused in providing a whole system approach, offering end- to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions. We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions to address the challenges of replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable generation.
Our UK and Continental Europe team is growing and we’re looking for a Lead Protection and Control Engineer to join our Electrical Transmission & Distribution team.
The role requires P&C engineering knowledge and skills, with background in the design and specification (including calculation of settings) of equipment used in electrical networks and renewable generation. The ideal candidate will have background in working with transmission voltages 275kV/400kV and will probably have a consulting, utility or renewable generation background.
Our core design team is based across Jacobs’ offices in London, Birmingham, Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow or Exeter. However, with offices throughout the UK, we can be flexible about location and are happy to discuss hybrid, part- time and flexible working hours to suit you and our business.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Bachelor’s Degree / master’s in electrical engineering.
Knowledge of transmission (National Grid or SSE) HV design process and related project experience.
CDAE and TP141 Authorised P&C Engineer
Background in P&C FEED or detailed design of high voltage installations (132kV to 400kV).
Designing the HV infrastructure across the full project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design
Ensuring risks are proactively identified, assessed and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
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