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Principal HV Engineer - Staff - London

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive

What we offer you

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Principal HV Engineer based in our London Office.

The Role:

The Chief Engineer will be primarily responsible for Grid connections and associated Electrical System design.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Assess and Identify equipment required for grid connection.
  • Conduct preliminary Power System studies including calculation files
  • Relay coordination studies and associated setting schedule.
  • Initial followed by detailed design of substations
  • Coordinate engineering activities with other interested parties.
  • Represent ODE with Clients on technical matters
  • Prepare and update technical specifications
  • Prepare and issue reports on electrical design.
  • Prepare and issue Enquiry Documentation.
  • Technical Bid analysis of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs)
  • Assist with the preparation of budget estimates (materials and man-hours)
  • Direct and lead other engineers and designers as required

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Previous experience as an electrical engineer in power transmission/distribution or related industries
  • Must have experience in Detail Design projects
  • Commercial awareness
  • Detail conscientious
  • High tolerance for uncertainty, results orientation
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, self-starter and problem solver i.e. "Can -do" attitude
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office


Degree level, Chartered Electrical Engineer.

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk . Closing date for applications is 16th February 2018.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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