Electrical Transmission & Distribution Engineer (Bristol, Glasgow, Burton, Warrington)

Bristol, Glasgow, Burton, Warrington
25 Jul 2019
31 Aug 2019

Electrical Transmission & Distribution Engineer (Bristol, Glasgow, Burton, Warrington)

This role can sit in any of the following offices: Bristol, Glasgow, Burton or Warrington

Our team work across every type of electrical power network from medium sized industrial distribution systems to national transmission and distribution networks. We cover power system planning and analysis, overhead lines and towers, cables, substations, HVDC and protection and control.

We support electricity network innovation projects and are at the forefront of delivering the energy networks of the future. We work for a wide range of clients, providing strategic asset management support, technical guidance, due diligence and fully managed end-to-end solutions.

The candidate should have a strong technical and project background; with experience which should include several of the following:

  • High voltage AC and DC Electrical power and distribution system design.
  • Specialist equipment support, for example: turbo generators, transformers, switchgear, cables.
  • Working on innovation projects in the transmission and distribution sector, taking new systems and technologies from ideation through to delivery.
  • Managing the production of drawings. Preparing and co-ordinating electrical reports and specifications.
  • Attending meetings and with good communication skills to develop clients requirements.
  • Managing a project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget.
  • Supporting financial performance in specified areas.
  • Supporting the procurement of work and negotiating contracts / agreements with clients.
  • Supporting Grid Connection studies, Demand side Response and Smart Grids.
  • Verification and approval of technical output.
  • Project supervision and control of risks.


Essential Requirements:

  • The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Electrical Power & HV experience applied to transmission and distribution networks.
  • MSc in Electrical Engineering (Or equivalent experience)
  • CEng (or working towards).
  • Understand how Systems Engineering is applied to the UK energy networks.
  • Have up to date knowledge and experience in the electrical discipline in particular relation to the following sectors:
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Industrial and Energy
  • Private Wire Networks / Micro Grids
  • Network Power Systems Modelling & Analysis (Digsilent, SimPowerSystems)
  • Application of regulated industry standards, methodologies and principles.
  • Can demonstrate familiarity with transmission and distribution technical procedures and policy.
  • Experience with working to the requirements of ISO 9001.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

  • Eliciting clients' technical needs and developing relationships.
  • Technical leadership on projects.
  • Have a natural acumen for building and developing client relationships.
  • Mentoring and development of junior engineers.

Supporting your technical role

Targeted professional development: an ongoing activity to ensure your technical knowledge stays up to date.

Mentoring: providing you with ongoing guidance and support.

Accredited training: if you have not yet achieved Chartered status we will support you. We offer accredited schemes with:

  • The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • The Royal Aeronautical Society
  • The Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Royal Institution of Naval Architects
  • Institute of Physics

As part of your benefits package, Frazer-Nash reimburses your membership fees to a professional institution.

What’s on offer

Career satisfaction and reward for ongoing commitment are what you can expect working at Frazer-Nash. We want to help you grow your career by providing you with the best opportunities for training and development. We also have some excellent benefits you'll want to take advantage of. We provide our people with an excellent benefits package that comprises:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days' holiday entitlement
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Targeted professional development
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare membership
  • Bonus scheme linked into company performance
  • Paid membership fees to a professional institution
  • Support in attaining professional membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Share purchase scheme
  • Flexible start and finish time 
  • Season rail ticket loan

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