Substation Project Engineer

Substation Project Engineer
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Perth, Perth & Kinross, Scotland, UK Perth Perth & Kinross GBR HP20 2LA
Job Ref: BBBH129518
Sector: Energy & Renewables
Date Added: 11 May 2023

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

Role - Substation Project Engineer

Location - Scotland (Preferably Glasgow / Perth / Inverness / Aberdeen)

Start Date - ASAP

Duration - 6 Months + Possible Extension

Rates - £550+ D.O.E Daily Rate Inside IR35 via Umbrella

Clearance Level - BPSS

Job Description

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.


To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

  • 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.
  • Hold a degree or HND in Electrical Engineering or relevant technical experience and ideally be a Chartered Engineer or working towards professional accreditation with a relevant institution.

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

10/06/2023 07:47:46
GBP 550 750 Day
Contact Consultant:
Hallam Knight

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