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about 1 year ago

My client is currently resourcing for a Principal HVDC Engineering Consultant. They are a global energy consultancy, powered by the expertise and experience of it's unique and diverse people. They unite to solve the energy industry's problems. Working collaboratively with their customers, rethinking how things are done to take on challenges, break down barriers, enable progress and deliver the energy transition. They bring energy, insight, and certainty, which when combined with their strategies, innovations, and knowledge, gives them the power to create change within the industry and really make a difference.


Within the Renewables Team, my client is at the forefront of major international projects where they bring a unique, integrated perspective, specialist expertise and set of tools to advise and support offshore developers, governments, sector enablers and the wider supply chain on strategic, technical and commercial matters predominately in relation to offshore wind, interconnectors and subsea cable projects.


Sitting within the Offshore Renewables Team, the Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering will report to the Renewables Engineering Manager and will be accountable for the delivery of assigned HVDC engineering projects. You will be expected to provide technical expertise into ongoing projects, bids and proposals and to represent the company at client and stakeholder meetings as required.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities Include

  • Lead and provide HVDC engineering input into tenders and project deliverables.
  • Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders such as TA's, SME's and other discipline Engineers.
  • Support HVDC engineering deliverables such as early-stage feasibility studies, preparation of project specifications, design review and assurance, attend site for FAT's and pre commissioning and commissioning oversight.
  • Provide HVDC technical guidance and advice to clients through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance.


  • A Chartered Engineer with demonstrable HVDC engineering expertise and ideally experienced in the offshore sector and with a detailed understanding of engineering deliverables through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance.
  • Be a recognised expert in industry with a detailed understanding of HVDC performance requirements, OEM equipment, installation and commissioning and associated UK National Grid and other European transmission standards.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation and to key stakeholders out with the organisation.
  • An ability to interpret and manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst meeting programme requirements.
  • Have an interest to actively develop external (client) and internal relationships and be prepared to take part in industry working groups such as CIGRE, IET and other professional bodies.

Base Location

Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London