Electrical Design & Planning Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Design & Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: Negotiable Salary
REF: BBBH22859_1493375135
Contact Name: Alex Collins
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Electrical Design & Planning Engineer - Transmission & Distribution

Our client is a fast growing ICP who undertake new electrical utility connections in most areas of the UK. They are looking to recruit a Design & Planning Engineer to undertake design and planning associated with the construction and installation of new electricity contestable connections up to and including 11/33/66kV, on behalf of a growing independent company with a national footprint.


  • To design Contestable Connection schemes in accordance with engineering directives.
  • Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of the project.
  • Design electricity connections to engineering standards including DNO/IDNO, ENA and BS7671 specifications.
  • Make site visits to ascertain detailed information related to the design and planning of a project.
  • Manage own portfolio of design work, on time and within budget.
  • Ensure design compliance with CDM.
  • Liaise with and support the UKPS team on technical and planning matters to ensure smooth project delivery.
  • To be fully aware of the market that UK Power Solutions are operating within.


  • Ideally a degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution
  • A sound understanding of distribution networks will be most advantageous
  • Keen to work in electrical design and planning
  • Previous experience of connections design is a distinct advantage
  • Solid organisational awareness and ability
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic
  • Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success
  • Analytical thinker