Electrical Project Engineer - Leading IPP | Flexible Generation Projects

Location United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Oli Hunt

Contact email: o.hunt@mintselection.com
Job ref: 34195
Published: 10 days ago

Electrical Project Engineer – Leading IPP | Flexible Generation Projects

Would you like to play a pivotal role in the electrical build out of the UKs most impressive flexible generation portfolio?

Longer term the successful candidate can expect to work on the delivery of gas peaking and battery projects including the delivery of an integrated hydrogen ready gas peaking / battery plant.

Please continue to read if this role could be for you…


Hybrid working – Typically 2-3 days a week in Central London. (1-2 days a week on site or 1-2 days a week home office - Depending on project phase)


Reporting to the Project Engineering Manager, the Project Engineer (Electrical) shall be part of a team responsible for delivering the project engineering for a fleet of utility-scale hydrogen ready gas peaking and energy storage projects, initially focused on a hybrid battery and thermal project close to London. This shall include:

Design Co-ordination of electrical engineering packages:

  • Co-ordinate the design inputs from all contractors responsible for design on site

  • Proactively identify design issues early and resolve these issues or escalate to the head of engineering

  • Lead design co-ordination meetings between all contractors focused on responsible engineering packages

  • Manage contractors’ due dates and ensuring contractors deliver their required design deliverables correctly and on time

  • Representing the company in meetings with designers, ESO, DNOs, suppliers and on site teams

  • Support the Engineering Director in developing designs and specifications and evaluating contractors for future battery and hydrogen ready gas peaking plants


Document Control for electrical engineering packages:

  • Manage all electrical drawings and calculations required for the project

  • Ensure correct and latest revisions of all drawings and calculations are used by all contractors in the design, development and construction of the project

Communicating Design Information between Contractors and to Site Team for one or more projects:

  • Based on site for a minimum of 1 day a week during the construction phase on the project

  • Regular site visits to review design developments with site based team and to assist project management team in any design related issues that arise during construction

Undertaking an Owners Engineer role from an electrical engineering point of view, providing review/ high level specification of electrical design work undertaken by contractors for both their own and other projects constructed by the team:

  • Review of contractor designs and calculations

  • Earthing designs

  • Protection / Fault levels

  • Grid studies – P28, G5/4, G99, load flow analysis

  • Transformers, switchgear etc


Experience / Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years within a renewables or energy generation environment (gas peaking plants, energy storage, wind, solar) supporting construction projects

  • MEng in Electrical Engineering or equivalent


Would you appreciate further information regarding this senior appointment? Click apply if you have an up-to-date CV that you’re able to share. If not, please send me an email ato.hunt@mintselection.comto arrange a confidential chat. I look forward to hearing from you!


Electrical Project Engineer – Leading IPP | Flexible Generation Projects

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