Electrical Power Systems Engineer

  • Department: Electrical, Control & Instrumentation
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

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Closing date for this role is 10th Dec 2021 but we encourage early applications.

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Owners of Electrical Power Systems face the challenge of reducing their carbon emissions to meet the UK government’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. Frazer-Nash support numerous clients facing this challenge while simultaneously having to maintain safe, secure, sustainable and affordable operations. These clients cover the owners and operators of small industrial private wire networks through to major urban distribution systems, transmission networks and power generation.

Our engineers join us to make a positive impact on the world and to learn from some of the best minds in the industry. Our people stay with us because they value our highly supportive team environment and the career opportunities provided by our sustained growth.

Are you someone who can look beyond the task presented, who has a desire to apply their technical skills to tackle problems that face UK industry; to take a systems view to understand our clients’ needs and consult and deliver safe sustainable power solutions that truly add value.

Our projects are varied both in scale and industry sector. We typically have a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from the Front End Engineering Design for upgrades to private wire networks, concept designs for the electrical powers systems for the next generation fusion reactors or marine power systems, through to supporting the district network operators innovate and deliver the energy networks of the future. Tasks undertaken include:

  • Electrical Front End Engineering Design
  • Power System Studies
  • Production / verification of equipment specifications, protection schedules, cable calculations and drawings
  • Design substantiation
  • Standards / regulatory compliance
  • Document review / verification

Alongside the technical aspects of the role, effective communication is also key as we collaborate widely internally, with partners and with our broad customer base. The role will involve hybrid working in our offices and laboratories, at home, at clients’ sites and trial environments depending on the needs of projects.

If you are looking for the opportunity to develop or utilise your technical leadership, project management and business development skills then this might be the right career opportunity for you.


The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • MSc in an accredited Electrical Engineering (Or equivalent experience)
  • HV & LV electrical engineering experience in a relevant industry
  • Progression towards CEng
  • Power System Analysis by academic or practical experience
  • Working to the requirements of ISO 9001

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

  • Power Systems Modelling & Analysis (in PowerFactory DigSilent or ETAP preferred)
  • Eliciting clients' technical needs and developing relationships
  • Up to date knowledge and experience in the electrical discipline in particular relation to the following sectors:
    • Transmission and Distribution
    • Industrial and Energy
    • Private Wire Networks / Micro Grids
    • HVDC and Energy Storage
  • Production of design/substantiation reports and deliverables
  • Working to the requirements of ISO 9001
  • Application of regulated industry standards, methodologies and principles

Our people are at the very heart of what we do, they are the reason our clients work with us to solve some of their greatest challenges. At Frazer-Nash, we want all our people to feel they belong, confident in the knowledge that we value and respect the commitment they have made by entrusting their careers and expertise to us. We are committed to fostering a working culture that brings out the very best in our people, regardless of their circumstances, identity or background. We want our people to be themselves, feel empowered to achieve their personal and professional goals, and know that we respect the unique value they bring to the company. In support of this, we encourage thoughtful behaviours and work to foster a collaborative working environment.

Due to the nature of the work that Frazer-­Nash Consultancy undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting. Candidates will be required to be UK national’s who are resident in the UK to be eligible to apply.

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With benefits to suit your lifestyle, we have a flexible approach to your location and working arrangements.

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