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Cable Design Engineer - Wind

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Queen Street, City of Edinburgh
£45000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

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Structural Engineering, Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
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Cable Design Engineer - Wind


Up to £50,000

Hybrid working


Our client is a growing Energy Consultancy passionate about achieving net zero. They are looking for an experienced Cable Design Engineer to join their team and help deliver their vision across both the UK and global projects.

Roles & Responsibilities

As the Cable Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Providing Cable designs for power systems, inter array cables, connection and HV export cables across various renewable projects both on and offshore.
Seeing projects through design phase through to completion.
Updating current clients with updates on projects via reports and presentations.
Supporting Tender proposals within the business with writing cable technical specs and evaluating cable designs within projects.
Assisting in business planning and supporting on delivery of budgets.
Providing support and guidance on site for projects in progress ensuing all relevant standards and legislation are met.
Building internal and external stakeholder relations to support the business and develop new and existing opportunities.
Any other duties as required.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

Experience with design, manufacture and installation of onshore and offshore AC and DC cables.
Ability to demonstrate technical due diligence in cable engineering
Detailed understanding of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards 60287, 60853 and finite element analysis methods
CYMCAP Experience (or other industry standard software)
Experience of inspection and testing of power cables specific to the following standards: IEC 62067, 63026, CIGRE, IEEE
Experience of sitting on a CIGRE or other relevant cable working group would be advantageous.

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

Salary up to £50,000
34 days Annual holiday
Private Medical care
Life Assurance

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring (phone number removed) and ask to speak to Laura who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful
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