Senior HV Plant Engineer

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Senior HV Plant Engineer

Salary:£51000 - £65000 per annum
Location:Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Consultant:Tony Smith
Our client is a global multi-disciplinary consultancy business, supporting clients across a range of sectors, including the UK energy sector.  As this sector works towards a Net Zero Carbon target, our client is supporting organisations in power generation, transmission & distribution, including onshore & offshore wind energy and HVDC interconnectors.

Senior HV Plant Engineer

The Senior HV Plant Engineer will work on a hybrid basis within the Power Networks team, based out of Glasgow, Birmingham, Epsom or Leeds.

The role will involve:
  • Providing Leadership on the FEED and detail design workstream.
  • Acting as BP141/equivalent assurance engineer where required.
  • Reviewing the HV plant aspects of different projects including HV layouts, earthing design and reports, mechanical interlocking, HV busbar calculations and technical specification for the HV plant equipment.
  • Coordination with back-office engineers, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Attending and chairing design review and Hazard review meetings and reviewing HV plant design packages as required.
  • Attending site visits, FAT and SAT as required.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, with relevant experience of leading teams in the delivery of Front-End Engineering and design or Detailed design of EHV (132kV upwards) substation projects. You will have a strong understanding and leadership of engineering projects throughout the lifecycle, as well as experience of working for a client organisation such as transmission system owner/operator, distribution network operator or a power design consultancy.

The following would be desirable:
  • Chartered Engineer status through the IET.
  • BP141 or equivalent authorised or ability to gain this.

In addition to your technical skills and experience, you will possess:
  • Strong attention to detail ensuring high quality delivery of FEED and detailed design deliverables.
  • A strong awareness of deadlines, able to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.
  • Strong relationship skills, able to work with clients at their offices or company offices, able to interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.

Senior HV Plant Engineer
Hybrid work arrangement
Glasgow, Birmingham, Epsom, Leeds
£negotiable salary and benefits DOE

Key Skills: Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, HV, HVDC, Substations, Primary Plant, Primary Equipment, Wind, Renewable, 132kV, 220kV, 400kV, kV, Switchgear, Transformers, Power Transmission, Power Distribution, BP141, TP141, FEED.
PLEASE NOTE: applicants for these roles must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of 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.
Tony Smith