• Job Ref: 8972
  • GPC Mobile: 086-0119146
  • GPC Job Phone: 086-0119146
  • salary: €60k - €80k

Due to continued growth, one of my clients are recruiting for an HV Substation Electrician to become part of their growing Substation Division. This client is a utility infrastructure consultancy and construction company, operating extensively within the utilities sector in Ireland, the UK and internationally.


  • Delivery of substation installation works ensuring adherence with HSQE requirements, personal objectives and those of the wider installation team.
  • HSQE Responsibilities:
    • Responsible to the Electrical Station Supervisor for ensuring operational safety in accordance with company policy and safety vision of “Everyone Home Safe Every Day”.
    • Ensure installation works are in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
    • Ensure the risks and control measures associated with the company’s activities are identified and that control systems are adhered to.
    • Responsible for monitoring and achieving keys measures in relation to HSQE.
    • Ensure accidents and incidents are reported in a timely manner.
    • Adherence to HSQE Briefs, safety documentation, uniforms and PPE relevant to substation installation tasks.
  • Operational Responsibilities:
    • Installation of electrical infrastructure including AIS & GIS HV/LV switchgear, transformers, cables, control and protection, metering, light and – power cabling and connection of mobile generators.
    • Erection of steelwork for all MV, HV equipment.
    • Delivery of installation works in accordance with project programme.
    • Provide input to Electrical Station Supervisor for project procurement requirements.


  • The successful person must have several years’ experience with MV and HV electrical substation installation projects up to 132 kV.
  • Additionally Fundamental understanding of MV & HV electrical equipment installation and LV wiring and cable schedules.
  • You must also have the ability to pass and maintain the necessary authorizations.


  • Salary circa €60k – €80k DOE
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Health Insurance Discount
  • Death in Service payment and more

If you are an HV Substation Electrician considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on for a confidential discussion. GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with 24 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.

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