South West

Electrical Site Engineer

Ref: 10563| Posted: 20th Sep 2021

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join the Site Operations team on a contractual basis at HPC, accountable for setting technical standards for the installation, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of electrical utilities.

The Role
As a subject matter expert, you'll take responsibility for assessing operability and maintenance of electrical utilities at HPC. You'll ensure technical electrical standards are met through monitoring legislative compliance and safety rules across the HPC project.

Specifically, you'll be accountable for the following:

  • Liaising with the engineering teams to develop and agree technical standards for electrical utilities
  • Reviewing technical designs and procedures to ensure electrical utilities meet the required standards and regulations
  • Monitoring adherence to site- specific electrical standards
  • Conducting site surveillance on electrical installations under construction
  • Assessing operational feedback to determine lessons learnt for HPC

The Skills

To be successful in the role, you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Hinkley Point Preapproval
  • IPaf and Pasma would be useful although not essential
    Degree in a relevant electrical engineering subject or equivalent experience
  • ECS Gold Card
  • Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems design, installation, testing and maintenance
  • Knowledge & experience of HV and LV electrical systems switching, isolation and control including electrical operation safety rules
  • Knowledge of appropriate Regulations and Codes of Practice (Electricity at Work Regs, BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations and associated COP, National Grid Code, Electricity Connection Standards of Performance)
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including HASAWA, CDM


  • £22p/h (10 hours per day)