AECOM TP141 Qualified - Electrical Design Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148006BR

Position Title TP141 Qualified - Electrical Design Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - London

City London

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

AECOM are recruiting for TP141 authorized Lead Design Engineers to their growing team to provide Design and Assurance on various National Grid Substation and Cable projects. The successful candidate is expected to be based in one of our offices, ideally in Bristol, Birmingham or London. This role offers a candidate who is currently filling a specialised design assurance role, the opportunity to broaden their experience in project delivery and management.

The successful engineer will be required to hold a current TP141 CDAE of TP141 DAE certificate in any of substations, P&C, cables or civil disciplines and is expected to demonstrate an understanding of National Grid policies and design standards and will be supported to ensure TP authorization is renewed on an on-going basis. The successful candidate(s) will also be expected to complete certification for the new National Grid TP141 PD role.

The role entails both leading and approving designs for a range of multi-disciplinary T&D projects under AECOM’s National Grid FEED framework as well as other frameworks held with all the major transmission utilities in UK and Ireland. The role involves working closely with the Framework Managers, Chief Engineer and Client Project Managers, Development and Project Engineers.

In addition to other electrical engineer duties, the successful engineer will be required to support and manage a range of multi-disciplinary projects in the T&D sector in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and other geographies where necessary. Responsibilities will include the client interface, preparation of bids and proposals, and then managing the delivery of the projects in accordance with the company's quality, safety and environmental procedures.

Our transmission and distribution sector primarily focus is the design, management and supervision of electrical power projects in both transmission and distribution, with a primary focus on transmission projects, providing engineering support to all the major UK and Ireland transmission system operators. The unit also provides electrical engineering services to a wide range of renewables, industrial, property and other development projects requiring a medium or high voltage electrical infrastructure.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career and lead projects and teams. The successful Electrical Engineer will be involved in all aspects of a project from leading a bid and tender through to the delivery of projects. There is a good opportunity for career advancement for the right person showing drive and innovation.

Transmission and Distribution is a growth area for AECOM and we currently have teams in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin and London. The successful Engineer and can expect to develop their career as the power division continues to grow, business or people management opportunities are likely to emerge and the successful Engineer will be able to take advantage of these.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current TP 141 certificate in any discipline (except overhead lines)

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience of working in the UK transmission and/or distribution sector

  • Experience gained from high voltage projects including all or most of these: feasibility studies, concept design, detailed design, modelling, testing and acceptance. Site supervision experience would be an advantage

  • Extensive experience at voltages up to 132kV is essential and experience to at least 400kV is preferred.

  • Experience in any of the following would be an advantage

  • Providing services as CDMC

  • Regulation of electricity networks

  • Power System Planning

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSc /BEng Electrical Engineering (Hons)

  • Chartered Engineer status or be on route to obtaining Chartered status

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.