Operations Engineer

Job Title: Operations Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH19156_1493373852
Contact Name: Alex Collins
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Operations Engineer - Transmission and 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 Operations Engineers to provide a vital technical support and auditing function to the construction teams, to assist in completing projects to DNO specifications and customer satisfaction.


  • Pre-commissioning of LV and HV plant and cables
  • HV/LV IR and Continuity Testing of Switchgear (DC/AC)
  • HV/LV IR, Continuity & Sheath Testing of Cables (DC/AC/VLF)
  • Primary & Secondary Injection Testing of Protection Systems (Fuse and Relay based)
  • CT/VT Continuity, Magnetisation Curve, Polarity and Ratio Tests
  • Completion of Internal and DNO specific test and record forms
  • Attending DNO Audits and Witnessed Testing
  • Completion of Installation Quality Audits on projects and provision of reports and Action Logs to Construction Project Managers.
  • Provision of Technical Support to Project Managers and Craft Teams.
  • Operational Duties (LV/HV) for Energisation of installed networks.


  • Previous experience in the utility sector in a similar role
  • ONC/HNC, or higher, level of qualification
  • Previous DNO/iDNO LV or HV Operational Authorisation
  • Previous experience of testing and commissioning
  • An understanding of at least basic LV/HV protection systems