Opportunities > Design, Electrical Engineering

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

  • Salary

    65,000 - 75,000
  • Education level

    Bachelors Degree
  • Closing date

    December 30, 2023

Our client is seeking a proactive and experienced Senior Electrical Engineer specializing in HV/MV design. As a prominent high-voltage and medium-voltage engineering services provider in Ireland, the UK, and Europe, our client is renowned for delivering top-tier solutions across various segments. Their services encompass high and medium-voltage electrical design, installation, inspection, commissioning, and maintenance for tailored and turnkey solutions.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Conduct engineering studies utilizing industry-leading software (PowerFactory, CDEGs, CYMCAP) covering protection coordination, load flow, power quality, earthing, lightning protection, insulation coordination, dynamic studies, and more.
  • Prepare equipment specifications and conduct technical evaluations of equipment offers.
  • Liaise with manufacturers to ensure equipment aligns with design specifications.
  • Interact with clients and contribute to the design of protection and control schemes.
  • Prepare engineering drawings, including substation layouts, elevations, lightning zones, etc.
  • Create panel schematic drawings using EPLAN.
  • Perform on-site inspections and testing.
  • Fulfill all safety requirements, including compiling Risk Assessments and Method Statements, and conduct on-site risk assessments.
  • Attend FATs for HV switchgear, transformers, and protection cabinets.
  • Prepare tender documentation, participate in evaluations, and contribute to presentations.
  • Engage in technical report writing.



  • Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • 5-10 years of experience.
  • Safe pass.
  • Full clean driving license.
  • Computer literate – proficient in Microsoft packages, etc.


  • Familiarity with HV substation design from 10kV to 220kV.
  • Knowledge of engineering software packages, e.g., PowerFactory.
  • Familiarity with ESB standards.


  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Pension
  • Death in service
  • Income protection
  • Colleague Wellness program

Feel like you are a good fit for the role? Apply today!