Electrical Design Engineer (FR/NL + EN) - ALTEN Belgium

Electrical Design Engineer (FR/NL + EN)

Electrical Design Engineer (FR/NL + EN)

About the job: 


We are looking for motivated Electrical Design Engineer to join our team of talented consultants working on challenging projects. As an ALTEN consultant, you will have the opportunity to be part of the following activities: 

  • Realize the design and manage the various aspects related to studies of HV substations, grid connections, LV and protection studies. 
  • Good knowledge or willing to develop this knowledge for specific project needs with respect to: 

– HV, MV and LV system design (one line, overall and detailed functionalities). 

– Power Transformers, Auxiliary Transformers, Earthing Transformers and Reactors. 

– HV and MV Gas Insulated Switchgear. 

-Medium and Low Voltage switchboards. 

– Individual HV and MV substations components as there are: circuit breakers, switches, insulators, capacitors, surge arresters, voltage transformers and current transformers. 

– Design of LV auxiliary systems (inverters, batteries, UPS, LV distribution switchboards, diesel generator groups). 

– Protection concepts for HV, MV and LV systems, interfaces, interlock systems; 

– Design and review of protection cubicles, controlling cubicles of power transformers, auxiliary transformers, reactors, capacitor banks, Gas Insulated Switchgears, switchgears, LV auxiliaries systems, diesel groups, etc. 

-HV and MV cables / Overhead Lines. 

– LV cable design. 

– Design of earthing grids for substations / electrical installations. 

– Design of lightning protection systems. 

  • Integrate different HV, MV and LV systems and equipment and guarantee the electrical, mechanical and civil interfaces. 
  • Write technical specifications, tender files, comparison reports, test- and commissioning documents. 
  • Analyse and realize the technico-commercial comparisons of tenders. 
  • Manage the technical and commercial follow-up of contracts. 
  • Realize Factory Acceptance Testing of HV, MV and LV equipment. 
  • Coordinate and supervise the on-site assembly of HV, MV and LV systems and equipment. 
  • Coordinate and supervise on-site testing (Site Acceptance Testing). 
  • Participate and/or supervise the commission of HV, MV and LV systems and equipment. 
  • Finalize contracts with all administrative issues required. 

Required experience: 

  • Master of industrial engineering or a master of science in engineering with preference with a focus on Electrical Power Systems / Electrical Engineering having 0 to 2 years’ experience in the field of Transmission and Distribution systems. 
  • Proficient knowledge of English, and French or Dutch as second language. Additional language knowledge is an advantage. 
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn and broaden your knowledge with respect to the field of Transmission and Distribution in general and HV and MV systems and equipment in particular. 
  • Open mind towards other probable competence fields as there are: HV/MV system calculations, protection philosophy, protection systems and substation automation, … 
  • Comfortable working independently, however with the ability to communicate efficiently; 
  • Able to function in a team realizing the complete project together. 
  • Customer-satisfaction must be part of your day-to-day vision. 
  • Dynamic personality and a proactive and innovative approach to work. 
  • With systematic analytical approach. 
  • With an acute sense of responsibility with respect to project financials, project planning and knowledge sharing with colleagues in general.