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Contestable Electrical Designer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH114195
  • Location: England, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 29/09/2017
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Contestable Electrical Designer

Location - Buckinghamshire


Our client is an ICP requiring an experienced Electrical Engineer. As an ICP design, you will design and build upgrades or connections to the electrical network (this includes battery storage systems, embedded generation projects including wind farms, solar farms, waste to energy, peaking plants etc).

Our Client

This position presents an excellent opportunity for existing CAD/ Revit technicians or graduates with knowledge, abilities and a drive to flourish within a specialist environment. Offering rapid promotion prospects, professional membership and career progression is encouraged and actively supported.


*Report to the Senior Electrical Designer and is to fulfil the role as a contestable or project lead electrical designer on projects up to 33kV for ICP and client side/ private networks
*Liaise with other civil, structural, protection and electrical design colleagues, other G2 departments, as well as with DNOs, clients, landowners and others where required
*Occasional site visits will be required as and where necessary


The applicant should have:
*A minimum of 3 years' experience in undertaking contestable, IDNO or DNO non-contestable designs for electrical connections up to 33kV to UK requirements
*Be educated to degree level
*Be competent in the use of AutoCad
*Be able to produce HV network connection single line diagrams, LVAC drawings, multi-core schedules, have a basic understanding of the principals of protection etc
*Be experience on the main HV electrical components selection and specification review with the relevant suppliers
*Preferably have HV Earthing design experience (CDEGS ideally)
*Undertake HV/LV cable design and evaluation (derating and short circuit calculations)
*Have design project management abilities
*Key components tendering and quotation design abilities (e.g. transformer, HV switchgear)
*Have good interpersonal skills.
*Experience with AutoDesk Revit


Offers a competitive salary with generous benefits is offered based on experience with good future prospects in this expanding company where professional membership and progression is actively supported.

For more information about this role please contact our London office