Power Control System and Protection Expert

  Afghan Knowledge Solution
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 214
Date Posted:Jun 28, 2020
Reference:AKS /103
Closing Date:Jul 5, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:24 month(s)
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Knowledge Solution:


AKS is a local development consultancy that works with the international community in public, private and third sectors with the common goal of helping Afghanistan to become more secure and enhancing the life chances of Afghans by supporting economic and human development projects.

Founded in 2009, AKS has established a reputation as a trusted and highly competent partner in international development, managing projects across Afghanistan. We have a network of more than 500 national and international consultants with both exemplary technical expertise and a deep understanding of our country. By supporting donor and commercial projects, AKS nurtures talent by transferring the skills and knowledge of its young Afghan team to fellow Afghans.

We work with international partners on governance, public financial management, economic development, and investment advisory and support, providing them with the local expertise they need to operate in Afghanistan efficiently. 

Job Summary:

The Expert will have a degree in electrical engineering and preferably 10 years of experience working in development/rehabilitation of transmission lines, substations and grid systems. Experience in Afghanistan and other post-conflict environment are desired. The Specialist will undertake the following 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Power Control System and Protection Expert:

i. Reviewing existing design studies and updating project designs 

ii. Construction supervision and confirming integrity of contractors design for electrical systems. 

The expert shall identify the challenges and provide its recommendation to Contractor for 

power system protection problems. 

iii. Shall review the contractor’s document and shall ensure that the appropriate protection 

schemes for various applications are applied. 

iv. The expert shall ensure that the contractor prepared protection system is designed to power 

system faults for balanced and unbalanced conditions. 

v. Gain knowledge about signal processing techniques needed for power system protection. 

vi. The expert shall ensure that the protection system designed is responsive for overcurrent, directional overcurrent, distance, differential and pilot protection situations. 

vii. The expert shall review and calculate settings for power lines, transformer and bus bar protection schemes. 

viii. The expert shall understand the main functions of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition(SCADA) and Energy management System (EMS). 

ix. The expert shall be able to Identify and apply wide-area monitoring and control (and protection) schemes. 

x. The expert shall be responsible for other supervisory services required concerning the power control and protection system to complete the job for a working and operational transmission lines and substations. 

Job Requirement:

•  Familiar with the nature of formal meetings, training, workshops, and ability to share information


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Applications should be written in English and demonstrate the applicant's suitability for the job, a current Curriculum Vitae and three referee’s reports should be included in the application. 

•  Interested individuals should visit http://www.jobs.af org/jobs to register their interest and submit the following by 3/7/2020.

•  Candidate's resume accompanied by a Cover Letter (mandatory!), applications that are incomplete won't be considered.

•  AKS may decide to process the application before the deadline; therefore, interested candidates should submit their applications soon as possible.

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