High Voltage (HV) Engineer

Posted 08/07/2024 by VA Recruitment

Swindon, Wiltshire
£38,000 - £48,000/annum Vehicle, Bonus, 28 days holiday

Job Title:-               HV Engineer

Purpose of job:-     To perform at UK and overseas locations the installation,

commissioning, modification, repair and maintenance of     electrical distribution equipment.


Supervise/perform the following activities (at UK, overseas and offshore locations) on switchgear and related equipment.





Systems testing and fault diagnosis

Perform site risk assessments and assist in producing method statements.

Document test results and produce site work reports.

General Background and Experience

The holder of this job will:-

Have at least 3 years experience of commissioning and maintaining high voltage switchgear, transformers or associated equipment. 

Have experience of working alone and as part of a team at UK, overseas and offshore locations.

Personal Attributes

The holder of this job will:-

Be self-motivated and resourceful, flexible with respect to changing tasks and available at the times required to perform them

Be customer/results focused and demonstrate a ‘service’ disposition

Be willing to work at nuclear, military and offshore locations

Be willing to learn similar disciplines on related distribution equipment

Skills and Qualifications

The holder of this job will:-

Hold a full driving license and passport

Possess good written and verbal communication skills

Have good inter-personal skills

Be well grounded in the principles & application of electrical safety from the risks associated with live HV networks.

Demonstrate appropriate underpinning knowledge in the form of academic qualifications (e.g. Degree/HNC) or relevant experience.

Commissioning Experience:

The holder will ideally have some experience with or understand the principles of:

High Voltage Testing (415v – 33kv systems)

CT Magnetisation Curves

CT Primary Injection

Relay Secondary Injection (Both electro mechanical and ‘PSL’ relays)

VT Primary Injection

Control Circuit Wiring testing

Mechanical/Electrical function testing of 415v – 33kv switchboards & networks

G59 Schemes

Our client seeks out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. They want their employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. They welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.

Please apply via this link

Volkk Associates will screen and vet every application received with 24hrs of receipt.

We do not have the time to respond to all applications, if your skill set and experience meet the criteria one of our consultants will be in touch within 48hrs of your application, to arrange a screening call.

If you do not hear from us within 48hrs of your application, we are thankful for your time and interest but you can assume your details have not met the criteria set by our client.


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