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My client is now seeking an experienced HV Electrical Engineer to join their Power Engineering Team. The successful candidate can be based nationwide, with occasional travel to the head office (Cork or Dublin) and sites as required.


  • To be the technical lead on HV projects; providing engineering solutions for all aspects of grid connection and customer side installations, from conception through detailed design to construction, energisation and handover.
  • The role includes directly undertaking and/or managing sub-consultants performing the following:
  • Preparing primary substation design layouts
  • Busbar system calculations, thermal & mechanical loading
  • Secondary design including preparation of control & protection schematics.
  • Auxiliary AC & DC system sizing and specification
  • Protection coordination studies
  • Lightning protection, protective shielding, earthing design.
  • Witness of factory & site acceptance testing
  • Interface engineering with TSO/DSO
  • Specification and procurement of major items of electrical plant
  • Design review of work undertaken by other engineers on the team
  • The role will also include:
  • Engineering elements are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Ensuring health and safety considerations and regulations are considered and incorporated at all stages.
  • The mentoring and development of more junior staff


  • A primary degree in Electrical Engineering is not a pre-requisite but is desirable.
  • 3 years similar experience is desirable.
  • Previous experience with MV/HV design, HV substation and underground cable design is desirable.
  • Previous experience with grid connections / renewable energy / airfield works is an advantage.
  • Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills, and familiarity with Auto-CAD and ePlan P8 or similar is preferred.


  • Salary circa €60K – €90K
  • Hybrid working model between home, office and site
  • Bonus structure
  • Pension
  • Company Vehicle
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Career development

If you are a HV Electrical Engineer considering a career move, please feel free to send your CV or contact Lisa Cullen on 086-0119146 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 and has more than 23 years experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.



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