Senior Engineer – Substation Primary Design HV

  • Permanent
  • London

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My client has experienced significant growth within the Transmission & Distribution sector over the past decade, securing numerous major projects across the UK. As the demand for exceptional engineering design continues to rise, an exciting opportunity has emerged for a Senior Substation Primary Design Engineer.


Reporting to the Discipline Lead – HV, you will ensure the quality and consistency of our team’s output in producing and controlling drawings and technical documents. Your role includes managing project deliverables through a rigorous checking process, supporting CAD technicians in drawing development, and contributing to bid processes to secure future projects.


– Demonstrable design experience on transmission networks

– Enthusiastic team player with the ability to work independently

– Experience in HV Substation design

– Previous involvement with National Grid or Scottish & Southern Electricity projects

– Proficiency in Dynamic force calculations (rigid and flexible busbar calculations)

– Skilled in developing single line diagrams, plans, elevations, and equipment specifications for substations

– Familiarity with fulfilling CDM obligations (regulations, risk assessments, etc.)

Why Join Us?

– Become part of a trusted partner for key UK clients, contributing to detailed and complex turnkey designs

– Work on flagship, high-profile projects, witnessing your designs come to life through the full design lifecycle

– Join a diverse, established team that values new ideas and welcomes innovative solutions

– Enjoy ownership and decision-making autonomy within a supportive environment

– Access a wide network of engineers within the business for continuous learning and growth opportunities

About my client:

With a legacy of innovation spanning nearly 75 years, my client operates from 14 locations, offering a truly European reach.

Benefits to you of working with my client:

– Work alongside industry-leading professionals

– Enjoy appealing, friendly, and comfortable office spaces

– Competitive salary and benefits packages, including:

– Company car or cash allowance

– Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan

– Life assurance scheme

– 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave

– Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones, etc.)

– Flexible working arrangements

– Family-friendly policies

– Employee assistance program

– Professional development opportunities

*** This role could be based out a number of my clients offices, including Derby, London, Manchester or Birmingham ***

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of my clients dynamic team! Apply now to join them in delivering excellence in engineering design across the UK.

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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