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Experienced Engineers

We currently have a wide range of opportunities available for experienced Engineers and Site/Construction Managers within SP Energy Networks. The roles are based within our Transmission Licence Business SPT (132-400kV) and Distribution Licence Business SPM (132 kV) throughout Central and Southern Scotland, North West England and Wales. These include:

Project Managers/Senior Project Managers (Major Projects)

Project Management of capital investment projects at all voltage levels from project initiation, through scope definition, design, tendering and construction to project closure.  This is a key role in successful delivery of current RIIO ED1, RIIO T1 & future RIIO T2 programmes. Candidates should have previous project management experience including leading people in a matrix organisation, be delivery focussed, self-organised and a problem solver. Candidates applying for Distribution (33kV & 11kV) Project Manager positions should be operationally authorised SAP (Senior Authorised Person).

Experienced Transmission (132-400 kV) and Distribution (132 kV) Design Engineers

Substation Plant, Civil, Structural, Protection & Control, Overhead Line and Cable Design Engineers are needed to develop innovative and efficient designs from concept, through detail to construction, providing effective technical support, advice and input throughout the lifecycle of the project. Projects include facilitation to existing asset replacement, new connections and infrastructure upgrades supporting the changing face of generation, interconnectors and associated power system stability.

Experience in OHL, steel lattice tower and wood pole design with PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, PLS-TOWER and ability to deliver and develop training modules is advantageous. These opportunities also involve mentoring.

Network Operations

Operational opportunities within our Transmission and Distribution businesses include Senior Authorised Persons and Protection & Control Engineers with responsibility for supporting field staff on switching and safety operations, final commissioning of new assets onto the network and operation/maintenance of assets.

Site Managers/Construction Managers (Major Projects)

Managing the construction and commissioning phase of Transmission Substations, Cable, Over Head Line and 132 kV projects. Candidates will have a track record of project delivery working as part of a multi-disciplined team. Previous experience of managing a number of on-site contractors holding the role of Principal Contractor is essential.