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Job Title: HV Electrical Project Manager

Salary/Rate: £60,000 - £65,000

Location: Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Industry/Specialist Area: Power

Client Description:

Our client is one of the UK’s leading power and utilities contractors helping to build, refurbish and maintain the country’s infrastructure and networks. The business is represented throughout the country by a network of regional offices, each offering a full portfolio of project disciplines. This enables them to provide all their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineering solution regardless of a project size or location. Our client has all appropriate UK, European and International industry standards to ensure safety, procurement and working practices are adhered to.

Job Description:

This challenging and exciting opportunity requires a self-starting, highly motivated and extremely confidential individual with a strong technical background and demonstrable experience of the successful management and delivery of all phases of projects within the HV power or power distribution sectors, with a focus upon primary and secondary sub-station schemes.

Due to continued growth and the award of a number of significant, long running framework contracts, our client wishes to appoint an experienced Project Manager to work within the power distribution division. You will be working on a variety of LV, MV and HV electrical projects, with a particular focus upon primary and secondary sub-stations, cabling and connections schemes, which will be on behalf of various UK DNO clients, National Grid and private network operators.

The Role

  • Project ownership from tender to end of warranty for the management of the design, engineering, manufacture and delivery of all assigned projects

  • Lead engineering teams to interpret client specifications, and to develop competitive solutions meeting client and legislative requirements, including site surveys and reviews to propose upgrade options if applicable

  • Manage projects from order handover to completion, including planning and programming of works, and liaison with third party suppliers and contractors to successfully implement projects on time and within budget

  • Act as the single point of contact for clients to ensure timely resolution of technical queries

  • Create project specifications for third party approval and appraisal

  • Specify requirements for third party services and products, whilst managing their integration to the delivery, thus ensuring quality and compliance is maintained

  • Assist and guide all stages of the construction phase to ensure both internal and external activities meet client specifications

  • Liaise with all parties to ensure smooth delivery, including the production of RAMS and commissioning documents, and ensure commissioning and installation modifications are reflected into as built documentation packs

  • Provide the leadership and management of the team from conception through to completion for all assigned projects

  • Hands on supervision of various project specific tasks as necessary, such as overseeing installation and commissioning if required


The Person

  • Degree or HND qualified in a relevant electrical engineering discipline

  • Knowledge and experience of HV power and electrical contract applications, with demonstrable management and delivery of primary and secondary sub-stations projects

  • A proven technical electrical engineering background and advanced knowledge of HV distribution networks (LV, 11kv, 33kv etc)

  • Proven project, client, sub-contractor, supplier and team management expertise

  • Sound communication and influencing skills

    A highly attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work and forward career progression given the company’s dedication to continual, ambitious growth and their market leading status within the industry.

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