Electrical Design Engineer - MV / HV - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 40,000 - 60,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-32024

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you an Electrical Design Engineer with design experience on MV/HV projects?

This is a permanent staff role based in Cork with a recognised design & build utility solutions provider.

If interested, please send your CV to colm@jobcontax.com or call Colm on +353-1-9696684

Electrical Design Engineer - MV / HV - Cork 

Job Description

Our Client is a leading engineering consultancy based in Cork, which design and build infrastructure projects with clients in the servicing the Power, Water, Telecom & Energy sectors on projects throughout Ireland & Europe.

They are quality driven service provider with a strong ethos in new technology and expanding in the market place. 

To support this growth, they are seeking to appoint electrical design engineers with MV/HV experience.

This position requires individuals who are comfortable in a fast-paced work environment, as well as possess excellent problem solving skills, superior organisational and communication skills and the highest level of discretion and professionalism

To provide engineering solutions for all aspects of both primary and secondary HV Sub Station design from conception to construction and energization.

Primary Substation Design Layouts

Design of Substation Configuration and Switching Arrangement

Busbar System Calculations, Thermal & Mechanical Loading

Secondary design including, Control & Protection System Design, Interlocking

Auxiliary AC & DC System Sizing and Specification

Cable Scheduling

Short Circuit Analysis, Load Flow and System Losses

Protection Setting Determination

Lightning Protection, Protective Shielding, Earthing Design

HV Cable Rating Calculation and System Design, losses calculations, Load Flow Studies, Short Circuit studies

Specialist Technical Reports

Substation Plant Specifications

Engineering from Pre-feasibility to Project Completion

Technical Due Diligence

Application for Connections to TSO/DSO

Preparation of Employers Requirements

Witness of Factory & Site Acceptance Testing

Interface Engineering with TSO/DSO

Bid preparation & Procurement.


Degree level in Electrical Design Engineering is not a pre-requisite but is desirable

Previous experience with MV/HV design, HV sub-station and underground cable design is desirable.

Previous experience with Solar / Wind Energy / Airfield works is an advantage.

Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills, and familiarity with Eplan, Power Factor or similar is preferred.



Salary €40k - €60k based experience, negotiable for the right candidates.

Remote working options with site/office visits

Permanent Staff roles with great career development


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

You can contact Colm by e-mail at colm@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Electrical MV Design Engineers in Cork and Ireland

Due to the large volume of applications, JobContax may not be able to respond directly to every individual.

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