Senior HV Design Engineer - #1130647

Deploy UK Rail

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Deploy UK Rail

Dynamic, respected and growing high voltage (HV) engineering specialists, involved in projects from 11kV - 400kV, require Senior HV Design Engineers with experience designing HV infrastructure (132kV - 400kV), encompassing primary and secondary (control and protection) systems, for a variety of interesting schemes. These projects include battery storage, substations and renewables.


  • Lead team in the design of substation schemes, whilst working with other engineering disciplines (such as civil and structural)
  • Carry out feasibility studies and conceptual designs for HV engineering schemes
  • Follow this with the preparation of detailed designs, calculations and specifications, ensuring adherence with grid codes, standards and legislation
  • Manage the procurement process, covering supplier qualification, contract negotiation and equipment selection
  • Mentor and guide graduate and junior engineers, playing a key role in their professional growth and development
  • Manage project budgets and resources, making sure project milestones and targets are achieved
  • Lead commissioning and coordinate construction activities
  • Make sure all project documentation is accurately completed
  • Maintain close relationships with end clients and project stakeholders, answering their technical queries and providing project updates


  • Strong experience in the design of HV substation projects (132kV - 400kV), covering areas such as primary and control and protection
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • Knowledge of grid codes and standards within the transmission and distribution (T&D) industry
  • Knowledge of the engineering process from a construction and commissioning standpoint
  • Experience in power systems analysis and associated software, such as DigSilent or ETAP
  • Excellent leadership, mentoring and communication skills
  • Holding chartered status would be beneficial

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HV Substation Design Engineer to join an organisation working on a number of prestigious and technically interesting projects. With a full order book of work and opportunities to progress, there has never been a better time to join this company.

Apply to Andrew Snelgrove at Deploy.

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