Substation Design Engineer

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Are you a skilled Substation Primary Layout Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity? My client is seeking a talented individual like you to join our team in the UK! Here’s your chance to work on electrical substation projects up to 400kV voltage and make a real impact.

Key Responsibilities:

– Work independently and collaboratively with our team to ensure projects meet quality, timing, and profitability targets.

– Produce high-quality design drawings for Grid and Primary substations.

– Prepare technical specifications and designs for substation upgrades and new projects.

– Conduct feasibility reports, cost estimates, and layout designs.

– Review designs to ensure compliance with legislation and policies.

– Participate in Design Review Meetings and contribute valuable insights.

– Collaborate with designers and CAD technicians to meet drawing requirements.

– Interface with other disciplines such as Civils, Protection, and HV engineers.

Quality Systems and Health & Safety:

– Ensure compliance with legislation and safety standards.

– Prepare QA, environmental, and safety documentation.

– Operate within quality assurance policies and relevant IMS Documents.

– Identify and manage health and safety risks.

Qualifications and Experience:


– Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

– Working knowledge of AutoCAD/MicroStation and AutoDesk Revit (Desirable).


– Experience in HV and EHV substation design.

– Knowledge of engineering standards and technical policies.

– Experience with IDNOs, DNOs, or ICPs and relevant standards.

– Exposure to substation cable design and protection.

– Experience with new substation projects and network reinforcement.

– Excellent communication and prioritisation skills.

Key Attributes:

– Self-starter with problem-solving skills.

– Ability to communicate technical issues clearly.

– Appreciation of multi-discipline projects.

– Focus on customer relationships and solutions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grow your career with My client! Apply now and be part of our dynamic team shaping the future of electrical substations in 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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