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Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Job title: Electrical Power Systems Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Start date: 2022-06-15
Reference: BH-17972
Contact name: Carys Scott
Contact email:
Published: 9 days ago

Job description

Your experience as an Electrical / Electronic Engineer, and background in High Voltage and Low Voltage systems, will help you to support my client as an Electrical Power Systems Engineer.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work for a company has one of the most comprehensive design and assurance solution portfolios in the UK defence industry, providing end-to-end capability and engineering expertise across land, air, and sea. Here, you will have the opportunity to develop or utilise your technical leadership, project management and business development skills.


About the role


As an Electrical Power Systems Engineer, you will work on projects that are varied both in scale and industry sector. My client has a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from the Front-End Engineering Design for upgrades to private wire networks, concept designs for the electrical powers systems for the next generation fusion reactors or marine power systems, through to supporting the district network operators innovate and deliver the energy networks of the future. Day-to-day responsibilities will include:


  • Electrical Front End Engineering Design
  • Production / verification of equipment specifications, protection schedules, cable calculations and drawings
  • Power System Studies
  • Design substantiation
  • Standards / regulatory compliance
  • Document review / verification alongside the technical aspects of the role

The role will involve hybrid working in the Glasgow office, at home, at clients’ sites and trial environments depending on project needs.


About You


To be suitable for the role, you must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • Electrical Engineering Degree (Or equivalent experience)
  • HV & LV electrical engineering experience in a relevant industry
  • CEng or working towards Chartership
  • Working to the requirements of ISO 9001

It would be beneficial if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:


  • Power Systems Modelling & Analysis (in PowerFactory DigSilent or ETAP preferred)
  • Eliciting clients' technical needs and developing relationships
  • Up to date knowledge and experience in the electrical discipline in particular relation to the following sectors:
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Industrial and Energy
  • Private Wire Networks / Micro Grids
  • HVDC and Energy Storage
  • Production of design / substantiation reports and deliverables
  • Application of regulated industry standards, methodologies, and principles



  • Job Title - Electrical Power Systems Engineer, Electrical Systems Engineering
  • Location – Glasgow area
  • Salary - £48k - £60k

Key Skills


  • Electrical Engineering Degree (Or equivalent experience)
  • HV & LV electrical engineering experience in a relevant industry
  • CEng or working towards Chartership
  • Working to the requirements of ISO 9001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Why apply?


Your career with one of the leading specialists in nuclear science and engineering will give you valuable new skills. You will be able to solve some of the toughest problems, innovate and contribute invaluably to the team. Reward comes hand in hand with your role, meaning you can also enjoy the excellent benefits that they have to offer.


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level


Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.


This role is a permanent position

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