Design & Planning Engineer, Warrington

We are currently looking for a Design & Planning Engineer to join our growing design department at our Warrington Office to undertake HV/LV design and planning associated with the construction and installation of new electricity contestable connections and diversions from LV up to 132kV.

Could you be the perfect fit?

About the Role:

Your responsibilities: 

  • As our Design & Planning Engineer, you will design Contestable Connection schemes in accordance with Engineering directives
  • Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of the project 
  • Escalate any major or commercial issues experienced in the team to the Design Manager
  • Design electricity connections to engineering standards including DNO/IDNO, ENA and BS7671 specifications
  • Make site visits to ascertain detailed information related to the design and planning of a project
  • Manage own portfolio of design work, on time and within budget
  • Ensure design compliance with CDM
  • Liaise with and support the UKPS team on technical and planning matters to ensure smooth project delivery
  • To be fully aware of the market within which UK Power Solutions operates

Your profile: 

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience in the utility sector in a similar role
  • A sound understanding of distribution networks 
  • Previous experience of connections design is a distinct advantage


  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution


  • Solid organisational awareness and ability
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic
  • Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of UKPS
  • Analytical thinker

Core Benefits:

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you:

  • Competitive starting salary 
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, rising by 1 day a year after two complete years’ service, up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Death in Service Insurance (3x salary)
  • 5% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Private Medical Insurance (following successful probation)
  • 24/7, 365 days a year confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 
  • Cycle to work scheme 

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