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Design Engineer/Specialist - FACTS & HVDC

About the company

ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable, innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.
ÅF – Innovation by experience.

About the job

We are currently looking for a System Design Engineer/Specialist as a Freelancer on our project. The candidate must be willing to relocate on-site for a period of 2-3 years.

The main job duties:

  • Focus on developing the system requirements for FACTS and HVDC systems for power utilities
  • Evaluate the contractors and the supplier submittals at both tender and project stages.

He or she should be able to perform and evaluate the following:

  • Main Circuit Design Parameters Study incl. Short Circuit Calculations
  • Harmonic Performance Study including Harmonic Filter Design
  • Transients & Insulation Coordination Studies
  • Audible noise
  • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability
  • VSC Converter Design
  • Thyristor Valve Design
  • Cooling System Design
  • Losses evaluation
  • Single Line Diagrams
  • HV Switchgear
  • Control System Specification and HMI Control Equipment
  • AC & DC Network Integration
  • AC & DC resonance
  • Erection, tests, inspection, commissioning and QA specification

Who are you?

The ideal candidate for the job should have a very good knowledge and hands-on experience of FACTS and/or HVDC functional requirements and main circuit design.

We offer

If you would like to work with one of the largest utilities in the world and also join a reputable and leading consulting company whose interesting mix of culture and strong technical expertise has earned a reputation for high quality services and integrity and you meet a fair share of the above requirements we are looking forward to receive your application.

The ÅF Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At ÅF you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.

Contact information

Jérémie Agard
+41564831203
swiss-careers@afconsult.com