Hydrogen Systems Engineer

  • Department: Energy Technology
  • Location: Glasgow

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This role could also be based at our Dorking or Bristol offices

Closing date is 30th January but we would encourage early applications

Salary £32,500 to £65,000 pa

Our Energy business unit includes a wide range of industries from renewable energy, nuclear power, oil and gas and turbomachinery as well as the energy networks, systems and storage required for their integration. The business area provides an analytical capability to all of Frazer-Nash, supporting a wide range of aviation, rail, health and government customers.

We view hydrogen as a key vector in the future worldwide energy market. As a company we are actively involved in a range of hydrogen projects and are looking to grow our team in response to market demands for our skills. We are looking for an engineer who has experience in system modelling of hydrogen flows or projects.

Key responsibilities would include:

Modelling of hydrogen flows or systems

Development of early-stage hydrogen projects or R&D of hydrogen technologies

Advising governments, utilities, and private companies on hydrogen project development including calculating levelized cost of hydrogen

Advising clients on specific challenges around the deployment of hydrogen within their sector

Identify opportunities within our existing client base for deployment of hydrogen-based solutions

Managing projects in accordance with our ISO-9001 accredited processes and acting as technical lead

Working with colleagues within and outside your disciplines to deliver multidisciplinary projects

Authoring and verifying technical deliverables

Helping shape our service development plans and strategies to maximise the value we provide to the global energy market

Developing new business by representing Frazer-Nash at conferences, seminars and prospective client meetings

Responding to enquiries and writing bids


The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Strong understanding of hydrogen systems, gained from a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry or related discipline, or a similar level of training.
  • Demonstrable experience working with hydrogen as an energy vector. Strong technical knowledge of the challenges and opportunities around hydrogen in the energy sector.
  • Be a self-starter who takes the initiative and will proactively seek out opportunities for Frazer-Nash
  • Be a strong team player but with the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills

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

  • Experience of hydrogen safety requirements
  • Knowledge of hydrogen technologies such as electrolysis, fuel cells, storage
  • Understanding of the hydrogen value chain
  • First of a kind project level deployment experience, including finance risk, net present value, and technology learning rates
  • Experience in writing proposals, client liaison and business development
  • Relevant post-graduate degree
  • Have, or working towards, Chartered Engineer status

The nature of our work means that we sometimes require staff to access Government material, it is therefore necessary for our employees to gain appropriate security clearance. We will apply for clearance if you have successfully been selected for a position. Any offer of employment is subject to required clearance being obtained.

Happy to talk flexible working

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

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