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        • Aurora works across a wide range of traditional power generation systems, from small CHP units up to large industrial power generation facilities. We have extensive experience in considering synchronous generators fault contribution into the network, as well as considering issues such as dynamic response and transient stability of synchronous generators.

        • Renewables & Energy Storage
        • Aurora provides a range of services to the Renewables and Battery Energy Storage Systems industries, and can provide advice on analysis on greenfield developments or integration into existing brownfield industrial facilities. We specialise in providing grid simulation and G99 compliance studies to support renewable connections to the UK network, and other European networks.

        • Transmission & Distribution
        • Aurora has extensive experience in the transmission and distribution sector, dealing with private 11kV and 33kV networks, iDNOs and DNOs and National Grid, for a variety of different design and analysis applications.

        • Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
        • Aurora has extensive experience in the Oil & Gas industry, and has undertaken a wide range of design activities, concept studies and simulation studies to support many large international EPC companies and service companies.

        • Industrial
        • Aurora works in light and heavy industry providing a range of services to help plant owners analyse and understand their networks, identify weak spots, providing guidance on system loadings, fault levels, earthing, protection coordination and arc flash.

        • Data Centres
        • Aurora has worked on a number of large data centres, providing a range of services to support existing specialist companies in this area, such as system analysis for fault levels, harmonic analysis, protection coordination and arc flash analysis.

        • Building Services
        • Aurora works in Building Services industry to support multiple M&E contractors in development of the HV aspects of their design, or integration of renewable technologies like roof top solar.  Services include system analysis for fault levels, harmonic analysis, protection coordination and arc flash analysis.

        • Water
        • Aurora has extensive experience in the water industry and has worked fs, identify weak spots, providing guidance on system loadings, fault levels, protection coordination, motor starting earthing and arc flash. We also have extensive experience in helping water companies integrating renewalbe power and battery storge technologies into their sites.

        • Power System Analysis
        • Load flow, fault analysis, P28/2 voltage disturbance including flicker and transformer inrush, G5.5 Harmonics, G99 Grid studies, protection coordination, arc flash, dynamic and transient studies and electromagnetic transients.

        • Power System Design
        • Concept selection, contingency analysis, switchgear and transformer specification, SLD preparation, cable sizing, UPS sizing, substation layouts, protection scheme design, wiring modifications for EPC and M&E companies.

        • Power System Earthing
        • Earth potential rise (EPR) calculations and touch and step voltage calculations with either CDEGS or XGSLab, earthing layouts, soil resistivity testing, fall of potential tests, earthing inspections and resistance testing.

        • Power System Consultancy
        • Concept development and decarbonisation strategies, preparations of G99 and National Grid connection applications, review of ICP and vendor proposals, due diligence checks and client representative and failure investigations.

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Available Positions

Aurora is a rapidly growing consultancy and is frequently on the lookout to acquire new talent. Please check back here regularly to see our currently available careers.

Even if there are no active roles shown, we are always interested in hearing from electrical engineers with a background in any of the following areas: Power System Studies and Analysis; Electromagnetic Transients, Protection and Control, and Earthing.

As a company we offer a good remuneration package, friendly and relaxed working environment, great career opportunities, flexible hours, options for part time positions and in some cases we can agree to remote / home working.

To Apply

Please contact us including a copy of your CV and salary expectations to [email protected], mentioning the job role and description in your email.

Available Roles – Please see below!

Studies Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a Power System Studies Engineer

to work with us to help strengthen our electrical team. The role will be office based, with the need for occasional site visits.

The ideal candidate should have 1-2+ years of electrical engineering experience, gained within a consultancy, ICP, DNO, renewable
developer, M&E Contractor or similar environment. Ideally the candidate will have had some experience in power system studies and
simulation.

Candidates are expected to be working toward, achieving chartered engineer status (CEng).

This role is specialist in nature and will cover a wide range of studies, and engineers will be encouraged to broaden their skills. Aurora
is a young and expanding electrical consultancy so there will be many opportunities to grow with the company.

The role can be based in our office in either our Bristol and Bath Science Park office, or in our office in Dorchester, Dorset. Hybrid working may be possible after the initial training phase.

Applications, from more experienced engineers are welcome, and the offered salary would be increased to match experience levels.

Candidates must be UK based, and have the right to work in the UK.

Salary is circa £30k to £45k depending on experience.

Essential Characteristics
  • BSc, BEng or equivalent.
  • Full UK Driving license
  • 1-2+ years experience in electrical engineering design
  • Good understanding of electrical design activities.
  • Interest in power system studies and analysis.
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Willingness for occasional travel for site surveys.
  • Candidates should be eligible to work in the UK without requiring a visa.
Desirable Characteristics
  • MSc or MEng.
  • An understanding of power system studies such as load flow and short circuit
  • Knowledge of simulation packages such as ETAP, SKM, DIgSILENT, IPSA etc.
  • Confident with AutoCAD (or similar).

Senior Studies Engineer

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Studies Engineer to work with us to help strengthen our electrical team. The
role will be primarily desk based, with the need for occasional site visits. Candidates should have a degree, or masters in Electrical
Engineering, or a related field, and have a good understanding of electrical engineering theory.

The ideal candidate should have 4+ years experience gained within a consultancy, ICP, DNO, renewable developer, M&E Contractor
or similar environment, and have at least 2 years experience in power system studies and simulation. Candidates are expected to be working
toward, or already achieved chartered engineer status (CEng).

This role is specialist in nature and will cover a wide range of studies, and engineers will be encouraged to broaden their skills. Aurora
is a young and expanding electrical consultancy so there will be many opportunities to grow with the company.

The role can be based in our office in Dorchester, Dorset, or our new office in Bristol. Hybrid working options may be agreed for the right candidate.

Candidates must be UK based, and have the right to work in the UK.

Salary is circa £45k to £65k depending on experience.

Essential Characteristics
  • BSc, BEng or equivalent.
  • Full UK Driving license
  • 4+ years experience in electrical engineering design
  • Experience in power system studies and analysis.
  • Good knowledge of loadflow, short circuit, protection and harmonics.
  • Knowledge of DIgSILENT, ETAP, SKM, IPSA, PSS/E or similar
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Willingness for occasional travel for site surveys.
  • Candidates should be eligible to work in the UK without requiring a visa.
Desirable Characteristics
  • MSc or MEng.
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Knowledge of G99 or Grid Code Studies
  • Knowledge of CDEGS or XGSLab
  • Knowledge of EMT or transient studies