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HV Primary Plant Engineer

Job Type
£400 - £600 per day
Job Ref
Date Added
April 1st, 2024

Role: HV Primary Plant Engineer
Location: 50/50 Hybrid - Glasgow, Perth, Inverness, Aberdeen
Start Date: April 2024
Duration: 6 Months + Possible Extension
Rates: £400 - £600 Daily Rate Inside IR35 via Umbrella
Clearance: BPSS

- MUST have Full UK Working Rights to be considered for this position

We have an exciting opportunity for an HV Primary Plant Engineer to join our Clients multi-disciplined Project Engineering team to help develop and deliver their innovative solutions to high voltage electrical substation projects, helping to unlock the renewable generation potential in the East of Scotland and contributing towards the UK's Net-Zero targets.

The key duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Creating outline scope, site location plans, primary plant layout and Single Line Diagrams for new build and asset replacement type projects, operating up to 400kV.
  • Reviewing contractor/consultants detailed designs and witnessing Factory Acceptance Testing.
  • Implementing safety by design principles to ensure that engineering and safety risks are adequately controlled.
  • Support site and operational teams to ensure the quality of installations, with minimal risk to Network security.
  • Evaluate tenders and procure and manage specialist services from consultants

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we are looking for;

  • A good awareness of the technical functions in Transmission, along with an appreciation of legal and regulatory obligations and project governance and engineering processes.
  • An understanding of the legislation and implications for the Transmission network management for both Assets and Projects, including Construction Design Management & Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations.
  • You must be a problem solver with the strength of character to ensure critical matters are addressed by the project teams.
  • Enthusiastic with excellent communication skills, with the ability to demonstrate diligence and prioritise tasks.


  • Full UK Working Rights
  • Candidates must be degree qualified electrical engineers to be considered for this role.
  • Previous Transmission experience required.
  • A minimum of 3+ Years plant project engineer experience up to 400kV
  • Proven experience in high-voltage substation design, operation, and maintenance.
  • Proficiency in project management
  • Strong understanding of health and safety regulations

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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