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EHV Design Engineer

Salary Competitive
Location UK Wide
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Electrical Design Engineers, we need you!  Playing an integral role in providing conceptual designs for the tendering team, we seek experienced and knowledgeable Electrical Design Engineers to join our expanding team.   

By joining our team, you will be joining an organisation that is leading the way in providing essential infrastructure services, as we “Build Brighter Futures”?  

Offered as a permanent role, alongside a competitive salary, you will be offered a range of great benefits that support you through all aspects of your life, including flexible working arrangements.  


So, what will you be doing?   
Working on a range of interesting ventures across predominantly residential infrastructure design, you will be completing detailed design work for electrical infrastructure projects from 33kV up to 132kV.  

 From budget design to operational handover, you will ensure that designs are technically and commercially compliant and delivered within agreed timescales. 

The main responsibilities of the role will be: 

  • Preparation of compliant and high-quality electrical designs for 33kV - 132kV ICP connections 

  • Providing innovative solutions to enable grid connections in a timely manner 

  • Undertake the role of Designer' under the CDM regulations 

  • Carrying out cable capacity calculations, load flow studies, protection studies and earthing studies 

  • Ensure designs are compliant with legislation, industry and adopting utility specifications and all HSEQ requirements 

  • Delivering and reviewing electricity infrastructure designs, switchgear specifications, multicore block diagrams, wiring diagrams and cable schedules, site and switchroom layouts 

  • Obtain relevant IDNO and DNO design approvals. 

The Person: 

To be successful within this role you will have experience of providing technical support in developing electrical engineering solutions.  You will also have a clear understanding of your responsibilities under CDM regulations. 

In addition, you will have: 

  • Detailed Knowledge of UK Transmission & Distribution industry 

  • Strong knowledge of DNO and IDNO technical requirements, including G81 standards 

  • PV/generation/battery storage technical knowledge 

  • Knowledge of IET codes of practice an advantage (Electric Vehicles, PV systems, Electrical Storage) 

  • Knowledge of BS 7671 18th edition an advantage 

  • Strong working knowledge of relevant ENA Engineering Recommendations (G99, G100, P28, P29 etc). 

  • Previous experience in working on utilities or major infrastructure projects 

  • Knowledge of UK Transmission & Distribution industry 

  • Effective communication skills, to include management of key working relationships. 

Experience & Qualifications: 

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Power Systems/Electrical Engineering 

  • Proven experience in the design of both AIS & GIS substations up to 132kV 

  • Experience in design and planning of DNO/IDNO networks 

  • Experience in the grid connection application process 

  • Good relationships with DNOs, IDNOs and Power System Consultancies 


Will you challenge assumption and help find a better way?  Can you support your colleagues, deliver on what you say and make it happen?  If so, we want to hear from you. 


Why Nexus/eSmart Networks? 

eSmart Networks is the leading provider of infrastructure for electric vehicle charging renewable grid connections and large industrial connection throughout the UK.  

As part of Nexus Infrastructure plc, a provider of essential infrastructure services, eSmart Networks was created in 2017 to being together the groups existing high quality expertise and skill around electricity grid connections (as an Independent Connections Provider), electricity infrastructure and civil engineering. to create a company focused on the EV, renewables and large industrial connections. 

Find out more about eSmart Networks by clicking here 

 eSmart Networks – delivering the green infrastructure revolution – come join us! 

eSmart Networks, our Energy Transition business, provides public electric vehicle charging, industrial electrification and renewable energy connections.

The business was created to respond to the UK’s need for charging infrastructure as the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles gathers pace, and has since broadened its services to provide grid connection solutions and renewable energy infrastructure.

Working for any of the companies within the Nexus Infrastructure group is a rewarding place to be. We spend a lot of time at work and we know the importance of spending that time working towards a common purpose. For us that Purpose is Building Bright Futures and to support this our staff use our group values. Find out more here.

Nexus is a leader in enabling the energy transition by delivering sustainable infrastructure through our three subsidiary businesses.

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