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Principal HV Cable Design Engineer - Net Zero

  1. West Midlands, Leeds, Epsom, Glasgow
  2. Nuclear
R-105771

The UK Energy market is undergoing unprecedented change as the country strives towards a net zero carbon target. The sector must contend with high penetration of modern generation, transmission and distribution technologies, energy storage and prepare for the increased demand associated with the electrification of transport and heat as the countries progresses along the decarbonisation pathway. As part of the Net Zero agenda, networks have a crucial role in delivering the renewable energy which is required to be connected. The transmission network operators have secured c.£8bn as part of the RIIO T2 package.

This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of the energy sector, to deliver outstanding projects and be part of the solution to delivering Net Zero. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

Building strong and trusted relationships is a key part of this role. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes at client sites, sometimes from our offices. You will be given the opportunity to develop your career and play a critical role supporting the development and implementation of our client’s projects.

We pride ourselves in offering a truly multi-disciplinary working environment and bring with it exciting opportunities to influence a project in its entirety from beginning to end. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world’s most challenging and exciting engineering projects.

If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with AtkinsRéalis might lead, then we would like to hear from you.

About the Project or About the Team:

AtkinsRéalis are proud to be working at the heart of the challenges in the energy industry and within our Energy Networks team we are continually developing and growing within this area. Our team is currently delivering work across the Transmission and Distribution sectors across the UK as well as supporting other Energy and infrastructure business sectors such as offshore wind and HVDC interconnectors. We are in a position where we need to grow our team to enhance our capability and strengthen our service offering. As such we are recruiting a Principal HV Cable Design Engineer.

What you’ll be doing?

AtkinsRéalis is a fast paced, innovative, and exciting environment to develop your career, that offers excellent opportunity to work on a broad variety of projects and technologies with exciting opportunities for technical and personal development.  The right individual will play a key part in maintaining our best in class reputation and be part of an integrated team.

Reporting to the HV Cable Specialist you will be working within our Energy Networks team. Our offices are based in Epsom, London, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow but the role is flexible and UK wide. Building strong and trusted relationships is a key part of this role. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices. You’ll be client focused – being able interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as cable engineer in the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Deliver Concept design, FEED, feasibility and Detailed design projects and bids for clients.
  • Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the scope, budget and timescale requirements to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Produce or review the HV cable aspects of different projects including onshore cable projects, offshore export cables and interconnectors.
  • Deliver bids and tenders within tight deadlines as part of a tender team and producing HV cable aspects of technical offers.
  • Attend design review and Hazard review meetings and produce HV cable design packages as required.
  • Attending site visits, FAT and SAT and commissioning as required.
  • Strong communication skills along with teamworking attributes.
  • Customer focused when dealing with customers, identifying their needs along with business development skills.
  • Participation in Industry working groups such as CIGRE, IEEE.
  • Development of external and internal relationships.

You’ll need to have:

Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Chartered Engineer through the IET is desirable.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in the design, manufacture and testing of HV cables for use in HVAC and HVDC projects both onshore and offshore.
  • Experience in HV cable system design and ratings (CYMCAP).
  • An understanding of IEC cable standards and CIGRE technical policies, its suite of technical specifications and supporting documentation.
  • Experience of witnessing 3rd party cable activities such as test, installation, transport etc.
  • Experience of large, technically complex cable projects.
  • Experience of Working Groups and Technical committees such as CIGRE and IEEE.
  • The willingness to travel as projects or clients dictate.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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