HV Design Engineer

HV Design Engineer

Job Title: HV Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Downham Market, Norfolk
Salary: Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13844_1561621448
Contact Name: Kate Tyrrell
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 08:44

Job Description

HV Design Engineer
Dependent on experience
Downham, Norfolk

We are looking for an experienced High Voltage Design Engineer to join our Client, an industry leader in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of private high voltage networks, including windfarms, solar farms, AD plants and more. As one of the most trusted and reputable developers within the industry, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable credibility in your career as you shape the future of renewable energy.

The role offers autonomy to develop your own bespoke high voltage electrical distribution connections using 2D + 3D AutoCAD Design. To be a success in this role, you will possess strong project management skills, communicate across all levels effectively and the ability to prioritise workloads, to a tight deadline.

As a HV Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • The design of substation and private HV networks, varying between 11kV and 33kV.
  • Designing underground HV and LV cable systems, a selection of switchgear and apparatus, protection and earthing systems.
  • Producing drawings, reports and design submissions to the DNO's.
  • Reviewing technical submissions and support estimating team at bid stage.
  • Producing design risk assessments.
  • Other duties as required.

To be considered for this role, you must have:

  • An Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of IEng with IET.
  • Proven track record of minimum 5 years' experience designing HV substations in accordance with NERS requirements.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Experience with ETAP Software would be highly advantageous.

This is an exciting time to join, at a key time of growth within the business. Offering a rewarding career path and competitive salary depending on experience, plus other company benefits including pension, holidays, etc.

If you would like to apply for this HV Design Engineer role, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Kate Tyrrell on 02392 222960.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.