Location: Colchester

?Due to internal promotion, we are looking to recruit Electrical Engineers to join our Colchester based power systems team to support senior engineers in the delivery of 11 kV to 132 kV network analysis studies for UK customers.

The role will require travel to other BPI offices and client site locations across the UK with overnight stays where necessary. We, therefore, expect our candidates to be flexible.

There is potential for overseas postings which will provide an excellent training opportunity.


  • Load flow, short-circuit, harmonic, transient stability, voltage regulation, cable sizing and optimisation and power factor improvement studies for renewable grid connection projects
  • Transmission and distribution system studies
  • Wind farm and substation earthing design studies
  • Protection co-ordination studies and relay setting calculations
  • Conceptual and detailed design of networks, substations etc.
  • Management of non-complex projects

Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing system studies to meet client’s and Distribution Code/Grid Code requirements
  • Producing simple and conclusive technical reports
  • Carrying out detailed design work for wind farm connections and distribution substations including plant specifications
  • Supporting  Principal engineers in the delivery of their projects and ensuring that work is delivered within time and budget and to the customer’s expectations
  • Supporting operational staff and answering technical queries
  • Liaising with internal and external clients and suppliers to answer technical queries
  • Review the reports and drawings done by Junior Engineers.
  • Mentoring Junior Engineers.

Skills & Experience

  • Significant previous experience in a similar role
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • BSc or MSc degree in electrical engineering or similar relevant discipline

Job Reference: BPI1278

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