Jarvis King

HV Electrical Design Assurance Engineer

HV (High Voltage) Electrical Design Assurance Engineer

Location: East Kilbride, Scotland

Previous experience working with a Design Consultancy

This is a strategic requirement for a Chartered Electrical Engineer and someone who has been preferably operating within the UK Utilities Industry particularly within the area of new connections and networks for an ICP or DNO and will be able to give technical advice to one or more of the following areas

(1) Substation design up to 132kV

(2) Electric Main and Service Laying

(3) Electrical Jointing

The company is in a stronger position than ever in terms of growth and as a result are looking for the very best talent to work on their projects and grow the business further.

This project management and engineering consultancy business has enjoyed phenomenal success worldwide over the past few years; as a result, they have just secured new projects and a solid pipeline of work for the next several years.

We are particularly looking for a very experienced individual who can offer the gravitas required for this position.


, Bachelors Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
, Chartered Engineer
, Experience of computer-based calculation packages


  • Technical capability associated with the design, configuration, and layout of power system LV/HV Plant.

    Preference will be given to candidates with experience in substation HV plant application at voltage levels up to 132kV, gained within a distribution utility, consultancy or manufacturing environment

  • Broad knowledge of distribution technologies and a good understanding of how these technologies influence the operation and performance of the system

  • Ability to work with internal and external parties, eg.

    equipment suppliers, manufacturers, service providers, professional bodies, and working within a strong team-working culture

  • Experience of communicating complex technical or commercial issues to peers or senior managers


  • Responsible for the design of distribution systems from LV to 132kV for Commercial, Residential and Generation schemes including new connection agreements.

  • Reviewing in-house designs and those produced by external contractors.

  • Experience in the concepts required in the safe design and operation of electrical networks, and development construction.

  • Advising on design and design change issues.

  • Specialist in an Electrical field but experience and extensive knowledge of other Engineering fields would be advantageous.

  • Substantial experience with Construction and Design Management (CDM).

  • Ensure that design projects are undertaken by competent personnel and sub-contractors reviewing designs created by others

  • Challenging, proposing, agreeing and implementing alternative solutions compared with those dictated by the DNO specifications, policies, processes and “best practices”.

  • Accountable for the effective delivery of the assigned tasks and deliverables of projects to time, to the required quality and to budget

  • Undertake site visits / non-intrusive surveys as required as part of the design activities or as part of site support

The Benefits

As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:
, Exceptional basic salary
, Company Bonus
, Flexible benefit scheme
, Company car or generous car allowance
, Company Pension

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  • Start: Asap
  • Rate: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits + bonus + C/A
  • Location: East Kilbride, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Jarvis King
  • Tel: 020 3675 9950
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2017-10-31 10:22:46 -

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