Climate17 Ltd

Lead Electrical Engineer - T&D

Location:         London – Hybrid/remote working available plus site travel as req.


Our client is a fast growing, vertically integrated renewable energy company, focused on developing, building and operating large-scale solar and BESS projects.

They are a dynamic and entrepreneurial company, comprising of a growing team of highly experienced industry experts.

They are actively looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer who will work throughout the company, supporting project development and the delivery team for new high voltage connections and private networks.


  • In partnership with Project Delivery team, co-manage ICP contractors for the delivery of grid connection assets for voltages ranging from LV to 400 kV.
  • Lead the G99 process during project delivery, including communicating and coordinating with DNOs and overseeing the creation of required deliverables.
  • Lead feasibility and preliminary design work for private wire connections into manufacturing facilities, utilities, data centres and other significant energy users.
  • Coordinate with network operators during project delivery to solve engineering challenges, complete non-contestable works, and ensure on-time and on-budget connections.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies, industry standards, best practices, and health and safety requirements.
  • Undertake preliminary designs and create policies/procedures with the ability to interpret relevant industry standards when selecting and specifying equipment.
  • Liaise with manufacturer service and technical teams throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Attend FATs and SATs for HV equipment.
  • Carry out an Owner’s Engineering function of the ICP and EPC for all EHV/HV/MV equipment.
  • Develop practical, yet innovative, engineering solutions for complex engineering challenges.

  • Minimum of HNC in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Experience working for an ICP, utility company, consultant, or related organisation.
  • Extensive knowledge of high voltage (up to 400kV) electrical systems and design.
  • Ability to utilise AutoCAD software for SLDs, cable routes and layout drawings.
  • Broad understanding of Grid Code/D-code compliance for generation.
  • Track record of stakeholder management such as DNOs, TOs, TSOs and ICPs.
  • Track record of carrying out an Owner’s Engineering role.
  • High-level understanding of power systems analysis and ability to interpret consultant’s reports.

About Us
Climate17 is a purpose-led, international Renewable Energy & Sustainability recruitment firm.

We provide specialist talent acquisition services to organisations seeking to reduce their environmental footprint, as well as those working towards the decarbonisation of the energy sector.

Inclusive Application Process
Climate17 is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace.

We believe there is no solution to climate change without people.

We aim to increase diversity across all areas and as such, we are committed to partnering with clients and candidates to create an inclusive and sustainable regenerative world.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

If you require additional support, equipment or resources in order to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.

  • Start: 10/06/2024
  • Rate: £75000 - £85000 per annum
  • Location: London,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Climate17 Ltd
  • Contact: Lewis Earley
  • Tel: 07494759226
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BH-3688-1
  • Posted: 2024-06-10 16:27:07 -

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