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Stantec Principal Electrical Engineer - Hydropower in Nationwide, United Kingdom

Stantec is working on many of the world’s largest, complex and most exciting hydropower projects. Due to our ongoing success we are rapidly growing and seek a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our dynamic team, working on the design and development of cutting-edge hydropower and pumped storage hydro solutions. This role can be based anywhere in the UK.

It is a great opportunity to join a growing multi-disciplinary team involved in projects as varied and different as Coire Glas in Scotland, Koysha in Ethiopia, and Dinorwig in Wales, as well as supporting our growing transmission and distribution business.

We have developed a strong reputation within the sector as a leading, progressive and forward-thinking consultancy, focused on delivering high quality outputs to ensure the client achieves their outcomes and business benefits. Read more about our work at; Stantec Hydropower & Dams

You will play a key role in all aspects of hydropower projects, from feasibility studies and concept design to construction and commissioning. You will be responsible for leading the electrical engineering design of hydropower projects, including generators, control and instrumentation systems, protection, substations and transmission lines. You will perform design, model and analyse electrical and electronic systems to ensure project feasibility and compliance with industry standards.

As a Principal, you will take line management responsibility for some members of the team, support business growth and strategy development and be take ownership of project deliverables.

We work closely with the growing transmission and distribution business and there will also be opportunities to engage in the design and delivery of significant grid upgrade projects including new transmission lines and substations.

You will provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and collaborate with civil, mechanical, and other engineering disciplines to ensure a fully integrated project design.

This is an exciting opportunity for an engineer who is passionate about sustainable energy and eager to make a significant impact in the industry.

About You

You will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status with the IET. Experience with large rotating machines (either generators or motors) is essential. Specific experience of hydro and/or pumped storage hydro systems is strongly desirable but is not essential. Electrical experience in other sectors, particularly elsewhere within the Energy and Water sectors is advantageous.

You will be experienced in producing and interpreting design drawings and documents including (to various levels of detail depending upon the project), single line diagrams, key line diagrams, block cable diagrams, calculations (e.g. for equipment sizing and fault ratings), load schedules, specifications and reports and be familiar with collaborative reviews and designs of solutions.

You will have strong communication skills to give technical presentations to clients and other design engineers as well as inputting into collaborative design discussions including technical workshops.

Most importantly, you will embody and support our values of client focus, designing with community in mind, collaboration and service excellence.

Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We're proud of our friendly and collaborative environment

  • Awards: We're 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.

  • Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more.

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Great Projects in all of our sectors across the UK&I

  • Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions

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About Stantec

The Stantec community unites more than 31,000 employees working in over 450 locations across 6 continents. We have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.

Our teams provide effective and relevant solutions, translating our clients’ vision into valued consents, deliverable plans for projects and programmes, and efficient designs for delivery, based on technical excellence and deep market insights. We deal with today’s challenges, but also keep a fairer, better tomorrow in sight, looking at how we deliver clean growth, support radical changes in our economy and meet the needs of future communities.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

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