Senior EMC Engineer

Job Title: Senior EMC Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England, England
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
REF: BBBH23987_1497866133
Contact Name: Carolina Marticorena
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Ideally the candidate needs to join the Altrincham office, but other locations will be also consider.

Fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation and well-stablished team, to work varied sizes and multi-disciplinary projects.

This role will be base in the UK, you will spend time in the office, client office and site. Currently, most of the client offices are in central London.

Job Description

  • As a Senior EMC Engineer you will be responsible:

    analysis of how EMC problems affect the railway / light rail projects and provide expertise relating to EMF issues
  • The EMC assurance on rail projects will be up to you to manage including preparation of EMC related assurance documents (e.g. EMC strategy, control plans, etc.).

EMC HAZIDs and preparing / managing EMC Hazard logs coupled with EMC test activities and other on-site requirements.

Essential academic, professional qualifications and experience:

  • Be a Chartered Electrical Engineer or working toward Chartered status or, be able to demonstrate in depth experience;
  • Be an EMC specialist with a proven track record of successfully dealing with complex issues on both AC and DC traction power systems and their interfaces including interfaces between AC and DC traction power systems and interfaces between traction and non-traction power systems (HV and LV such as signalling equipment and equipment in station buildings, etc.).
  • Be competent to assess the design of traction power, HV and LV earthing and bonding systems with regard to EMC;
  • Have a good understanding of the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU, UK EMC Regulations 2016 and supporting harmonised standards framework.
  • Have a good understanding of DC and Low Frequency sources of interference (e.g. harmonics) and coupling mechanisms.
  • Have a good understanding of DC stray current issues and their management.
  • Be fully conversant with British (e.g BS 7430 and BS 7671), harmonised (e.g. BS EN 50121 and 50122 series of standards) and Rail (e.g. Network Rail and LU) standards applicable to traction power and interfacing systems, including earthing and bonding, and also industry best practice in the same areas.

Desirable academic, professional qualifications and experience:

  • Have an understanding of the Physical Agents (EMF) Directive 2013/35/EU and the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) limits;
  • Have a good understanding of computer modelling techniques commonly applied to the analysis of traction power and associated EMC related issues.

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