Senior Protection & Control Design Engineer - HV

Location Manchester
Salary £55 - £65 per hour + Inside IR35
Job type Contract
Sector Technology
Reference BBBH26747_1715786398

The Opportunity

My client has grown rapidly in the Transmission & Distribution sector over several years and has been successful in winning many major projects within the UK.

As the demand to deliver exceptional engineering design from our clients continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior P&C Engineer, to join the team.

Reporting to the Discipline Lead - HV, you will be responsible ensuring the quality and consistency of the teams output in the production and control of drawings and technical documents.

About You

You will have experience in the production of all designs, calculations, reports & drawings associated with new or modification of HV projects from 11kV - 400kV covering protection & control.

This will cover the production of single line diagrams, key line diagrams, wiring diagrams, technical specifications and other design deliverables detailed below.

In your role, you will manage the production of project deliverables through a robust checking process but must also support the CAD technicians with the development of drawings and support the actual delivery of the outputs.


Experience specifically within P&C roles for NG or SSE projects

Experience in leading design aspects on a project

Relative Electrical degree

Must have knowledge of the following:

Calculations i.e. Protection Settings, CT sizing

Experience developing single line diagrams and key line diagrams

Experience developing equipment specifications

Why this role?

You will form part of a team that is a trusted partner for some of the UK's key clients, delivering detailed and complex turnkey designs

You will work on flagship, high-profile projects - some of the most exciting in the UK with the ability to see your projects come to life through the full design lifecycle

You will be joining a diverse, established team with a varied background of skills and expertise, who value new ideas and welcome innovative solutions. You are encouraged to take ownership and have freedom in decision-making

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team you will have links into the wider network of engineers within the business to learn and grow

ersg are an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all job applicants. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religious background; all decisions are based on merit.