Senior HV Cable Design Engineers

April 20, 2024

Job Description

Our client is a global multi-disciplinary consultancy business, supporting clients across a range of sectors, including the UK energy sector. As this sector works towards a Net Zero Carbon target, our client is supporting organisations in power generation, transmission & distribution, including onshore & offshore wind energy and HVDC interconnectors.

Senior/Principal HV Cable Design Engineers

The HV Cable Design Engineers will work on a hybrid basis within the Energy Networks team, based out of Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Epsom or Leeds.

You will:

    • 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 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.
    • Attend site visits, FAT and SAT and commissioning as required.
    • Participate in Industry working groups such as CIGRE, IEEE.
    • Be customer focused when dealing with customers, identifying their needs along with business development skills.
    • Develop external and internal relationships.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Electrical Engineering (Chartered Engineer status through the IET is desirable), with experience in the design, manufacture and testing of HV cables for use in HVAC and HVDC projects both onshore and offshore. You will have experience in HV cable system design and ratings (CYMCAP) and an understanding of IEC cable standards and CIGRE technical policies, its suite of technical specifications and supporting documentation.

You will also have experience of:

    • Witnessing 3rd party cable activities such as test, installation, transport etc.
    • Large, technically complex cable projects.
    • Working Groups and Technical committees such as CIGRE and IEEE.

You will have strong communication skills and teamworking attributes.

Senior/Principal HV Cable Design Engineers
Hybrid work arrangement
Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Epsom, Leeds
negotiable salary and benefits DOE

Key Skills: Cable Engineer, Cable Design, HV Cable, Design, Electrical Engineering, HVDC, Renewable, Net Zero, Carbon, Offshore, Onshore, Interconnectors, CYMCAP, CIGRE, Cable Standards.

PLEASE NOTE: applicants for these roles must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don’t hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

These roles are permanent positions.