AECOM Principal Engineer HV Substation Design in Glasgow Citypoint, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , Manchester
AECOM is recruiting for a primary plant focused Principal Engineer to join our UK Transmission and Distribution (T&D) department. Our T&D team delivers HV design for electrical power projects at transmission and distribution voltage levels. The focus of this role is primary plant design for large-scale infrastructure, grid connections, and private networks at voltage levels normally between 132kV to 400kV. Typical projects include feasibility, optioneering, FEED, detailed design and design assurance on existing or brand-new substations and other infrastructure.
The work typically comes from:
Large projects and frameworks with transmission network operators mostly in UK and Ireland but also in Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
Client and owners engineer role on construction of HV infrastructure
Connections of renewable generation and hyperscale data centres
Internal AECOM clients delivering large industrial and electrification projects
In addition, to the engineering responsibilities, this role includes some support to bidding, project and quality management.
Previous experience with consultancy, contractor or utility in the energy sector.
Extensive experience as FEED designer, detailed design or owner’s engineer role.
Experience designing the HV infrastructure across the full project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design.
Good understanding of electrical plant items and control systems such as transformers, circuit breakers, HVDC systems, interconnectors, HV Protection & Control.
Good team player and have a client-focused mindset customer facing skills.
Ability to work flexibly across multiple projects.
Full driver licence.
Desirable Skills & Experience:
Project management (incl. budget, time and quality).
Experience of managing multi-discipline engineering projects
Experience of design & site construction review the role is focused on primary plant, but knowledge of secondary system design will be advantageous.
- Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250288BR
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