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Senior HV Plant Engineer

  1. West Midlands, Epsom, Glasgow
R-115368

We are seeking a Senior High Voltage Plant Engineer to join our Power Networks team within our Net Zero Energy Business. This position would be based in Glasgow or Birmingham, with a flexible mixture of home-working and office/site collaboration time expected. (We also welcome applicants wishing to work part-time, and other home office locations such as Epsom or Leeds are also an option).

Join us in Building a carbon-free future.

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.

Our flexible and remote working policies are designed to help you get the most out of life. When you join us, you'll be a part of a genuinely collaborative environment where everyone's voice is valued and treated equally.

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Your purpose:

  • You will be working in a senior position within our Power Networks team. You will have a strong attention to detail and enjoy ensuring high quality delivery of FEED and detailed design deliverables.
  • You should have a strong awareness of deadlines and have the ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.
  • 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.

Examples of the types of work you may be involved in:

  • Providing Leadership on the FEED and detail design workstream for National Grid.
  • Acting as BP141/equivalent assurance engineer where required.
  • Reviewing the HV plant aspects of different projects including HV layouts, earthing design and reports, mechanical interlocking, HV busbar calculations and technical specification for the HV plant equipment.
  • Coordination with back-office engineers, sub-contractors and suppliers as required.
  • Attending and chairing design review and Hazard review meetings and reviewing HV plant design packages as required.
  • Attending site visits, FAT and SAT as required.

What you can bring?

In addition to strong communication and leadership skills, key attributes include:

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Strong understanding and leadership of the engineering projects through asset lifecycles.
  • Track record of leading teams in the delivery of Front-End Engineering and design or Detailed design of EHV (132kV upwards) substation projects.
  • Experience of working for a client organisation such as transmission system owner/operator, distribution network operator or a design consultancy delivering to such organisation.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

You may also demonstrate a selection of the following desirable requirements:

  • Chartered Engineer through the IET.
  • BP141 or equivalent authorised or ability to do so.

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.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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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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