Principal HV Plant Substation Design Engineer – Net Zero

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My client are a leading global engineering and design consultancy, with operations spanning across most regions and virtually every market worldwide. Joining my client presents an opportunity to tackle some of the most compelling engineering challenges of our era. Coupled with an attractive and adaptable compensation package, you’ll find the ideal blend to achieve both your personal and professional aspirations.

Flexible work arrangements can be explored for this position along with alternative geographic office bases – Epsom, London, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow but the role is flexible and UK wide.

My client is offering an exciting opportunity to join their dynamic team as a Principal Engineer in Electrical Engineering. As we strive towards achieving Net Zero, they are seeking individuals who are passionate about engineering and dedicated to making a difference.

Role Overview:

As a Principal Engineer, you will play a crucial role in my clients Electrical Engineering team, working on projects across the Transmission and Distribution sectors in the UK. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership, ensuring the quality assurance of projects, and fostering strong client relationships.

What You’ll Be Doing:

– Leading FEED and Detail Design workstreams for esteemed clients such as National Grid and SSEN-Transmission.

– Ensuring the delivery of high-quality FEED, Detailed Design, and bids.

– Acting as a BP141/equivalent assurance engineer and reviewing HV plant aspects of projects.

– Coordinating with internal teams, subcontractors, and suppliers.

– Managing tender packages and attending design and hazard review meetings.

– Demonstrating strong communication and teamworking skills while prioritising customer needs.

What You Need:

– Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification.

– Chartered Engineer status through the IET, or working towards it.

– Proven experience in leadership roles within the engineering sector.

– Expertise in delivering Front-End Engineering and Detailed Design of EHV substation projects.

– Experience working with transmission system owners/operators or design consultancies.

– BP141/TP141 HV Substation qualification or equivalent.

– Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships.

– Flexibility to travel to client sites when required.

– Right to work in the UK.

Why Join my client?

My client offers more than just a job; they provide a platform for you to thrive both personally and professionally. With their Total Reward package, you’ll enjoy flexible benefits tailored to your needs, ensuring a healthy work-life balance. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that have a tangible impact on shaping their future.

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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