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Electrical Engineer (HV) at Jacobs

Electrical Engineer (HV)

Jacobs Glasgow, Glasgow City Full-Time
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About the opportunity:

We are looking to appoint an experienced Electrical Engineer to take ownership for the assessment, design and monitoring of ongoing processes for a complex inflight nuclear project Jacobs are currently supporting. In this hands on role, you will lead/work with a team of EC&I engineers/designers in developing/reviewing engineering deliverables throughout various stages of the project. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting site surveys/ condition assessments to determine requirements

  • Information gathering and carrying out desktop studies

  • Performing calculations and evaluations in the design of HV/LV systems and equipment for industrial and commercial applications

  • Undertaking Network Analysis studies

  • Design of associated control and protection systems inc. SCADA

  • Design of electrical schematics, wiring diagrams & electrical interfaces

  • Maintains effective communication with Clients and project team members

  • Performs other duties assigned by Discipline Head or Project Manager

  • Prepare plans and drawings, functional and technical specifications, and contract documents

  • Interfaces and co-ordinates with Safety Case and Systems Engineering teams

  • Works with minimal supervision and delivers to deadlines.

Here's what you will need:


  • Possess in depth knowledge of the electrical engineering discipline

  • Experience in HV generation/distribution systems and associated control and protection systems

  • Experience in HV/LV network design and analysis and using industry standard software tools (ETAP/AMTECH) including Fault Studies, Electrical Systems Protection Studies, Earthing Studies, Loading Assessments, Cable sizing & selection & Equipment location studies (including cable routes)

  • Experience of working on Nuclear Safety Implicated systems

  • Experience of working with and implementing Safety Case processes and requirements

  • Experience in preparing technical reports and substantiation of electrical designs

  • Commercial awareness

  • Experience in a contracting environment, relevant site experience

  • Experience in using AutoCAD software

  • Possess suitable security clearance or capable of obtaining relevant high level security clearance

  • Willing to travel if/when required

  • Background in project design/engineering work in Nuclear and Defence Sector


  • Professionally qualified (e.g. Chartered/Incorporated) Engineer with a degree (preferred but not necessary) in the relevant discipline

  • Demonstrated record of maintaining own skills and knowledge at the forefront of the field

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.  With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities. People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Our Culture:

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. [ Link removed ]

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – 2.1062705.1096

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