Senior Civil Design Engineer

People in Power
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
£400 - £450/day
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
People In Power is a boutique engineering recruitment business focused exclusively on providing highly experienced people into the Power sector.

We are pleased to be supporting a large ICP who carries out works on behalf of a number of DNOs as well as private clients, landowners and has great repeat business from businesses such as Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, delivering all-new connection works up to 132kv.

Due to expansion and a number of key major projects being awarded, we are looking to secure a Senior Civil Design Engineer to join the team to assist purely on Civil HV projects ranging from new connections up to 132kv or National Grid works up to 400kv.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a well-established business as a consultant to assist with Civil design and interface with other design functions, internally and externally.

You should either live locally in North London or for someone who is happy to work remotely to join a thriving team of like-minded Civil and Structural engineers assisting in the development of internal civil engineering design capability for Energy projects including:

* Managing key client relationships

* Leading the technical delivery of civil designs including producing and checking calculations and drawing production against project scope, British and European standards and industry best practice

* Creation and updating of design programmes

* Undertaking Design Risk Assessments and actively contributing to project hazard workshop reviews

* Coordinating with Design coordination/management functions and interfacing with other design disciplines.

* Managing and mentoring engineers and CAD technicians

* Input into civil engineering tendering processes:

* Reviewing client ITTs

* Developing civil design strategies including producing scope of works

* Identifying key project risks and opportunities developing potential mitigation measures

* Engaging sub-consultants and other specialist suppliers through the procurement function

* Coordinating the production of tender deliverables


* Bachelor or Masters degree in Civil Engineering

* Experience working within Electrical Transmission and Distribution sectors. Comprehensive HV substation design experience

* Experience within civil design environment preferably within a consultancy environment

* Experience of work winning including risk identification and mitigation

* Knowledge and experience of a Principal Contractors duties as Principal Designers under CDM Regulations 2015

* Good team work, analytical and communication skills


* Chartered Status with ICE and/or IStructE

* National Grid TP137 CDAE Civil Substation authorisations

* Good awareness and experience of HV Cable system design and installation and the civil engineering interfaces.

* BIM implementation on Energy Projects

* Good awareness of Overhead Line design and civil engineering interface

If this is an opportunity you would like to hear more about then please get in touch with Abigail Young to discuss further

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