Senior Electrical Engineer - HV

Posted 06 March 2024
Salary £50k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameRichard Walker

Job description

Senior Electrical Engineer - HV Power

Role: Senior Engineer - High Voltage
Salary: Up to £60k dependent on skillset and qualifications
Location: Manchester
Type: Permanent / Full-time
Additional: Company car or car allowance

Carrington West are pleased to be working alongside our client, an international consultancy, engineering and project management company with work spanning across sectors including power, nuclear, aviation, defence and rail amongst others.

They are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to help with engineering design on power projects. Reporting to the Associate Engineer for the Power team, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of the team's output in the production and control of drawings and technical documents. You will also work with the Sector Director for Power to assist during the bid process in order to secure further work.


  • You will ideally have experience in the production of all designs, calculations, reports & drawings associated with the new or modification of EHV projects from 11kV - 400kV covering secondary design and protection & control.
  • You must have a reasonable foundation level of maths and science, preferably from a power engineering background and have good communication skills.
  • In the role you will assist with the production of project deliverables, support the CAD technicians with the development of drawings and support the actual delivery of the outputs.
  • You will be enthusiastic, mature enough to operate in a diverse team and work without full time supervision. 
  • Ideally you will have qualifications in Electrical Engineering with Power / HV background.

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.


You'll be working alongside some of the most talented people in the industry across a range of offices which are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. Strong salary packages with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to: 

  • Up to £60k basic salary
  • Company car or cash allowance 
  • Matched contributory pension plan up to 6%
  • Life assurance scheme 
  • 25 days annual leave and able to purchase additional leave
  • Discount scheme
  • Flexible / hybrid working 
  • Professional development 

We expect these positions to be highly competitive, with the company looking to move quickly in terms of interview process so if you feel you could be well-suited to the role, please apply with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West for further information.