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AECOM Senior or Principal HV Design Consultant (T&D) in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting for Senior or Principal level Consultant to join our growing Electricity Transmission & Distribution team based in both the Republic of Ireland and the UK. The need arises from exciting growth in our work for traditional and non-traditional end-markets.

Location: Our UK&I T&D team is spread across London, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin and Birmingham. If you are not located near a main office, we will consider a consider a remote-working contract.

Our T&D team delivers HV design, project management and owners engineer for electrical power projects at transmission and distribution voltages ranging from 33kV to 400kV. The focus of the team is large-scale grid infrastructure, grid connections, and private networks, particularly in projects involving the following:

  • Feasibility studies for upgrades to transmission systems up to 400 kV

  • FEED and detailed design of HV infrastructure up to 400 kV

  • Hyperscale data centres connecting to the transmission system

  • Renewable energy, connections at up to 400kV

  • Owners Engineer roles for the construction of HV infrastructure up to 400 kV

Examples of recent and current projects include:

  • Design of a 220 kV GIS substation and 220 kV cable for planning permission applications;

  • Various 220 kV and 110 kV HV cables design projects from feasibility to detailed design;

  • Feasibility studies for multiple HV substation projects both (AIS and GIS);

  • HVDC related projects

  • Owners engineer role for the construction of multiple HV construction projects, up to 220 kV;

  • Studies and grid connection applications for a variety of renewable generation and hyper scale datacentre projects across the UK.

As a key figure in our T&D team, you will be involved in the project management, design and specification of a wide variety of transmission and distribution projects. In addition to electrical engineering responsibilities, this role may encourage business development and project management skills which will involve participating in client engagements, assisting with bids and proposals, and applying AECOM’s safety, environmental, quality and project management systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with high voltage substation construction projects

  • Good team player and have a client-focused mindset Customer facing skills

  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to make design decisions

  • Ability to work flexibly across multiple projects.

  • The vision and skills to apply emerging technologies to meet new project requirements

  • Design or management experience in one of the following areas is desirable:

  • HV Plant

  • Cables or OHLs (MV or HV)

  • System studies

  • Protection and Control

  • Commissioning of HV plant

  • Earthing system and studies

  • Lightning protection system risk assessment

  • Understanding of electrical plant items and control systems such as transformers, circuit breakers, HVDC systems, interconnectors, HV Protection & Control

  • Full Driver’s license

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Good understanding of the energy landscape and ongoing changes and trends

  • Understanding of energy regulation

  • Experience designing the HV infrastructure across the full project lifecycle from feasibility to detailed design.

  • Experience of managing multi-discipline engineering projects

  • Experience working with or for TSO or DSO is an advantage

  • Experience of design & site construction review

  • Previous experience in consultancy or utility in the energy sector

  • Experience of factory audit

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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. 246543BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Cardiff, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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