Job Description

Senior HV Plant Engineer – Power Networks in Birmingham, West Midlands



Birmingham, West Midlands





Role Details:

  • Senior HV Plant Engineer / Power Networks
  • Birmingham or Glasgow
  • £35ph - £55ph inside IR35/40hr week
  • 6 Month contract
  • Expenses for work related travel.

The Energy Division at ARM are currently recruiting an experienced Senior HV Plant Engineer to join a market leading design, engineering and project management client, to be based out of either Birmingham or Glasgow.

Job Overview:

As the Senior HV Plant Engineer, You will be working in a senior position within our Power Networks team. You will have a strong attention to detail and enjoy ensuring high quality delivery of FEED and detailed design deliverables.

Building strong and trusted relationships is a key part of this role. You'll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices. You'll be client focused - being able interface with clients, understand their needs and convert opportunities into successful workstreams.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Providing Leadership on the FEED and detail design workstream for National Grid
  • Acting as BP141/equivalent assurance engineer where required.
  • Reviewing the HV plant aspects of different projects including HV layouts, earthing design and reports, mechanical interlocking, HV busbar calculations and technical specification for the HV plant equipment.
  • Coordination with back-office engineers, sub-contractors and suppliers as required.
  • Attending and chairing design review and Hazard review meetings and reviewing HV plant design packages as required.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and experience.
  • Strong understanding and leadership of the engineering projects through asset lifecycles.
  • Track record of leading teams in the delivery of Front-End Engineering and design or Detailed design of EHV (132kV upwards) substation projects.
  • Experience of working for a client organisation such as transmission system owner/operator, distribution network operator or a design consultancy delivering to such organisation.
  • Eligible for BPSS clearance

How to apply:

If you are interested to find out more about this opportunity, please apply via the link or contact me on and we will let you know if you have been shortlisted.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 123697_1716452669
Date posted 23 May 2024
Sector Energy

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Simon Cheung

Simon Cheung

Principal Consultant - Energy Division

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