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Civil Project Engineer - HV Substations

Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
An exciting opportunity for a Civil Project Engineer to deliver several HV substation schemes in around the East Midlands area.

As a Civil Project Engineer you will be a part of the construction team that deliver 33kV-132kV distribution and private generation companies. This involves refurbishing existing, and building new substations to include flood defence schemes.

General overview of the role:

As a Civil Project Engineer you will report to the Team Manager and will assist in the coordination of all site activities (pre and post site mobilisation), ensuring the safe and timely delivery of the works on time, to cost and quality. Fully integrate, optimise and manage the 'Project Lifecycle' of design, construction programme and project plan, ensuring that schemes are delivered in accordance with latest industry legislation, guidance and best practice.

You will also be expected to represent the Company at appropriate client and regulatory authority reviews and meetings.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Working within the Electrical distribution business unit delivering capital projects, coordinate execution of projects for the company
  • Ensure effective integration and management of the project design and delivery process inclusive of technical design, build, commercial and programme management for projects.
  • Coordinate design teams through the client design verification and assurance process, with the aim of ensuring contractual key dates are met.
  • Review, coordinate and advise of temporary works solutions to project construction teams and project specific TWC's. Assist project TWC and TWS throughout life cycle of schemes.
  • Early project involvement regards civil constructability and installation methodology to enable detailed planning, programming and costing of tender bids for potential schemes prior to contract award.
  • Identify, assist with forecasting and arranging resource requirements to maintain contractual programme milestones.

Position Requirements:
  • Minimum three years relevant work experience in construction management delivering capital projects. Experience in electrical transmission and/or distribution is essential.
  • Construction/construction management or project management qualification.
  • CSCS card or equivalent.


- Related industry discipline, formal civil qualification an advantage.

- Project management qualification an advantage.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

- Working knowledge of HV substations and their associated infrastructure

- Good understanding of Temporary Works requirements and classifications.

- Electrical T&D knowledge is essential.

- Good communication and presentation skills.

- Good relationship management skills.

- Strong communicator with ability to develop and work within collaborative client relationships.

- A sound knowledge of IT skills, Microsoft Office products and database platforms.


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