Electrical power protection and plant commissioning engineer

Electrical power protection and plant commissioning engineer

Carry out a range of engineering work on power protection systems, plant and equipment

The protection systems of electrical power plants and their equipment require testing and commissioning to confirm that the installation and operation of new and refurbished protection systems comply with manufacturers’ specifications, company procedures and the operating parameters. You’ll work across the electrical power sector in power generation, transmission and distribution. In your day to day work, you’ll install, conduct tests and commission protection systems and prove the integrity of other power system plants and equipment. You’ll be responsible for testing and commissioning on electrical power projects and ensuring that the work is conducted safely and reliably.


Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: English, maths and science

Entry requirements: One GCSE in English and two A-levels in science and maths

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000 per annum

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