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Senior Civil Engineer - Substations

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We are seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join our Power Transmission & Distribution business. This is a great opportunity to join the team and be part of our ambitious plans for growth, being a key part of delivering projects at varying scales. The role can be based anywhere in the UK. This is a great opportunity to join the team and be part of our ambitious plans for growth, being a key part of delivering projects at varying scales.

This role involves working closely with other disciplines and supporting the FEED design and detailed design for the civil aspects of substation refurbishment/extensions, new-build substations and other electrical civil infrastructure. You will ideally have a wide knowledge of the transmission and distribution sector, having worked with a number of the key T&D clients in the UK.

We are fortunate to work with an excellent range of clients and our approach to delivery provides us with a reputation as one of the leading engineering consultancies in the local market. Our team is fully flexible and based across different offices in the UK; this is an opportunity to help shape and develop a transmission and distribution team that delivers technically and plays an important part in the energy transition. 

About You

A pro-active individual with knowledge and understanding of the electricity transmission and distribution industry. You will have the capability to coach and work within the wider energy team. You will be engaged in the engineering community and understand how we can drive success for our clients, including understanding innovative solutions and industry best practices. You can develop innovative and practical solutions to a range of problems, and an understanding of how one issue may be part of a much larger solution. You will make an effective and collaborative contribution to the team through sharing knowledge, promoting ideas, and valuing the contribution of all team members.

A Bachelor's/Masters degree in Civil Engineering (or related field), from an accredited institution and professional registration as a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and ICE is preferred. You will also have experience as civil substation engineer, with a wider awareness of other typical HV civil engineering projects.

You will have a good understanding of CDM requirements. You will also have good knowledge of National Grid's Transmission Procedures, in particular: TP135, TP137, TP141, TP153, TP163, TP184, TP188, TP235, TP241. You will have a thorough knowledge and experience applying National Grids Technical Specification, Technical Guidance Notes, and Design Handbooks relating to civil/structural engineering of electricity T&D infrastructure in the UK. An understanding of the causes and consequences of Impressed Voltage is preferable.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

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.


About Stantec

Join a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make a big impact.

Why we’re here

Changing technologies, societal shift and climate disturbance mean that to thrive, or even survive, organisations must constantly adapt. Stantec is a global professional services company of designers, architects, engineers, scientists, planners and project managers, innovating together to support our clients navigate these challenges and create a more sustainable world.

To us, communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, and a sense of place and belonging.

Why join us

Stantec has been working with clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. We have over 1,800 people working in integrated regional teams across the UK, and a global community of 25,000 colleagues in 400 locations. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.

  • #1 Ranked most sustainable corporation amongst industry peers | 2022 Corporate Knights Global 100
  • World’s best employers | Forbes
  • Gender equality leader | Bloomberg GEI
  • World’s top female-friendly companies | Forbes
  • Top global design firms | ENR
  • Signatory | ICE 13 Point Pledge
  • 1.5 °C Validated science based target

We are much more than a traditional AE firm. Our design professionals partner with our climate and environmental scientists, digital solutions developers, project economists, funding specialists, and members of our industry-leading Innovation Office to deliver integrated solutions to today’s biggest challenges, that are informed by systems thinking.

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Caversham Bridge House
United Kingdom
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