HV Cable Engineer

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You will be working in a senior position within our Power Networks team. You will have a strong attention to detail and enjoy ensuring high quality delivery of FEED and detailed design deliverables.

You should have a strong awareness of deadlines and have the ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.

Building strong and trusted relationships is a key part of this role. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices. You’ll be client focused – being able interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.

Examples of the types of work you may be involved in:

  • Producing or reviewing the HV cable aspects of different projects including onshore cable projects, offshore export cables and interconnectors.
  • Delivering Concept design, FEED, feasibility and Detailed design projects and bids for clients.
  • Ensuring projects are delivered in accordance with the scope, budget and timescale requirements to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Delivering bids and tenders within tight deadlines as part of a tender team and producing HV cable aspects of technical offers.
  • Attending design reviews and Hazard review meetings and producing HV cable design packages as required.

What you can bring:

In addition to strong communication and leadership skills, key attributes include:

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Strong understanding and leadership of the engineering projects through asset lifecycles.
  • Track record in the design, manufacture and testing of HV cables for use in HVAC and HVDC projects.
  • An understanding of IEC cable standards and CIGRE technical policies, its suite of technical specifications and supporting documentation
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
  • You may also demonstrate a selection of the following desirable requirements
  • Chartered Engineer through the IET.
  • Experience of Working Groups and Technical committees such as CIGRE and IEEE.
  • Experience of witnessing 3rd party cable activities such as test, installation, transport etc.


Location – Pref Birmingham or Glasgow but could be flexible

Hours – 40 per week over 5 days

IR35 – Inside

Duration – 6 months

Apply now to join a dynamic team and advance your career in electrical engineering.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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