Electrical Design Engineer (HVDC Hardware)

  • Highly Competitive Remuneration Package
  • England West Midlands Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
  • T&D
Role: Senior Hardware Design Engineer, HVDC Equipment
Location: Birmingham / Glasgow
Salary: Highly Competitive Remuneration Package
Job Type: Permanent Staff

The Company:
A reputable blue chip Power Technology Business which provides Systems, Equipment & Services to various industrial sectors. The organisation is highly esteemed, renown for driving innovation within the fields of Power Transmission, Distribution & Renewables, working on large-scale Capex projects with TSO’s and other Energy market participants to provide reliable and complete power solutions to global energy markets.

The business is seeking an experienced Electrical Design Engineer with knowledge in the design of HV Transmission equipment / Substations to support their expanding project contributions in the UK. They provide the full suite-of-services from initial conceptual designs, tested & verified detailed designs, regulatory compliance documents, project oversight & system commissioning.

The ideal candidate will possess design knowledge of HV equipment, cabinets, circuit boards & controls who has overseen the full project lifecycle - technical specifications, bill of materials, documentation procedures.

10% Annual Bonus / Strong pension scheme (10%/10%), 25 days holiday + public holidays (5 additional days available for purchase), hybrid working arrangement (2/3 days in office).


  • Create and complete commercially & legally optimised electrical designs based on client technical specifications, understanding the scope & technical requirements of the project.
  • Prepare specifications, overviews & concepts, and final delivery of completed detailed design & documents.
  • Participate / Lead electrical design review meetings to detect errors and inefficiencies – putting in place corrective action when required.
  • Provide support during equipment functional testing & commissioning stages.
  • Provide technical insights and customer support to stakeholders & internal teams, collaborating with engineers & projects managers.
Experience & Qualifications:
  • Degree / MSc. qualified in Electrical Engineering or similar Engineering principle.
  • Solid understanding of HV equipment, transmission & control systems.
  • Opportunity for global travel to contribute to the development of Power Stations.

If the above position describes you and matches up to your interest, please do not hesitate to apply. Alternatively, please contact Josh Connolly directly for further information.
07714 070903  |  josh.connolly@nesfircroft.com

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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