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Applications Engineer

High Voltage Partial Discharge Ltd
Salford, Greater Manchester
Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits, negotiable dependent on experience
Closing date
30 Jul 2021
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Job Details

We are looking for an Applications Engineer to join our Test Services team – who is able to provide technical support and advice to colleagues and our customers worldwide, whilst assisting with technical projects worldwide.

Responsibilities include;

  • Applications Engineer for HV/MV systems, with a specific focus on Rotating Machines
  • Providing applied engineering and technical support/advice for worldwide customers and colleagues
  • Assisting with management of the Test Services team including execution of site projects
  • Interpreting specifications and customer’s technical requirements/enquiries
  • Executing and leading unconventional and challenging monitoring and test projects
  • Managing monitoring projects post-commissioning (driving internal and external actions to ensure correct function of the system and positive client experience, performing data analysis, managing/ writing technical reports)
  • Acting as an HVPD ambassador to trade organisations/conferences (i.e. PCIC, IEEE, CIGRE, etc.) by writing and presenting technical papers, case studies, demonstrating equipment and involvement in associated committees

Training – Full training on our products and services will be provided.

Full product training will be provided. The role may require international travel for meetings, exhibitions and conferences.


  • Knowledgeable in the area of High Voltage and specifically Insulation Engineering and/or Partial Discharge
  • Degree qualified and/or extensive industry-specific experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and practice of safety precautions related to working with electrical and electronic equipment
  • Good computer skills, including documentation and report writing
  • Excellent organisation and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritise and plan effectively
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT
  • Desirable – Rotating Machines and transformers applications experience including MV/HV insulation design
  • Desirable – Experience of working in a range of sectors (e.g. Oil & Gas, Transmission, Distribution, Generation, Shipping, Renewables, Marine)


  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Full training and opportunity to gain external certifications
  • Flexible working opportunities - working from home possible after training 
  • Site & travel allowances
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Annual profit sharing bonus and EMI share options
  • Social Events
  • Excellent transport routes - free parking
  • Company pension 
  • Eye care Voucher Scheme


HVPD supply a comprehensive range of equipment to detect and monitor On-line PD for the condition assessment of in‑service power cables, switchgear, motors and generators, and transformers rated at 3.3 kV and above. Suitable for MV, HV and EHV assets, our PD testing and monitoring technology provides clients with an early warning of developing insulation faults, helping them avoid costly failures and resulting unplanned network outages. Alongside our on-line Partial Discharge test and monitoring technology solutions, we provide a wide range of services to our clients, ensuring that the best test, sensor and monitoring solution is implemented, on a client-by-client basis. Our engineering team work closely with our customers to provide them with a tailored and cost-effective on-line Partial Discharge test and monitoring program across the complete MV/HV/EHV network.

Find Us
128 Metroplex Business Park
Salford, UK
Greater Manchester
M50 2UW
United Kingdom
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