Power System Development Engineer

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Job ID 13511
Offshore Wind,Transmission & Distribution

Taylor Hopkinson have been retained by a highly regarded developer and asset owner to appoint a Power System Development Engineer.

The role offers the opportunity for an engineer with the right capabilities to develop and widen their experience through project delivery of significant electrical power assets.

This is a permanent position that can be based across the UK.


  • Completing feasibility studies for electrical transmission projects.
  • FEED studies.
  • Specification of EHV land cable systems and technical considerations in routing.
  • Specifying transmission plant (switchgear, transformers, electrical machines).
  • SCADA & protection application.
  • Preparation of technical tender documents.
  • Review of contractor proposals.
  • Interfacing with OEM contractors.
  • Project / programme management.
  • Working with JV partners to design and deliver transmission projects.
  • Progress review during construction and technical input to contract management; and
  • Ensuring plant / equipment meets the needs of the industry codes and specifications / standards.


  • Electrical Engineering to Degree / HNC level.
  • Experience in the UK electricity supply or offshore wind industries, including:
  • Experience of project management / development.
  • Asset specific knowledge: e.g. transformers, cables, switchgear, light current (protection and SCADA), offshore structures.
  • Working knowledge of Grid Code / SO-TO code.
  • Experience of development / construction activities within the electricity transmission sector.
  • The following although not essential, would be beneficial:
  • Experience of substation work; and Operational authorisations.
  • Numerate problem solver.
  • Commercially aware.
  • In depth technical capability coupled with practical skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well with project partners.

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