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Senior Electrical Design Engineer

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About the opportunity:

We are currently looking for a permanent Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join our growing Design & Planning department at our Ealing, London Office.

As an Senior Electrical Design Engineer, you will undertake design and planning associated with the construction and installation of new electricity contestable connections; up to and including 11/33/66kV. Additionally, to support the Management in the effective running of the department and provide technical assistance to the team.

Ready to energise your career and make your mark in the multi-utility industry with UK Power Solutions?

Your responsibilities:

  • To design Contestable Connection schemes in accordance with Engineering directives
  • Produce effective plans and schematic drawings for all aspects of the project 
  • To provide technical assistance to the Design team
  • Escalate any major or commercial issues experienced in the team to the Design Manager
  • To deputise for the Supervisor and/or Manager when required 
  • Mentor and assist trainees with designs and technical queries
  • Responsible for technical queries on the shared work ‘pod’
  • Delegation of department tasks to junior staff, upon on instruction of Management
  • To work with the Design Management Team to seek constant improvement in quality, production of work, processes and to raise commercial awareness
  • Design electricity connections to engineering standards including DNO/IDNO, ENA and BS7671 specifications

About you

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience of connections design is a distinct advantage
  • A sound understanding of distribution networks 


  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline, with modules in Power Distribution


  • Solid organisational awareness and ability
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, with good communication skills and a collaborative ethic
  • Customer service orientated, and a desire to achieve the best results and contribute to the success of UKPS
  • Analytical thinker

We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 

Core Benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution 
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay

About us

We are UKPS; a fast-growing Multi-utility Independent Connections Provider (ICP) part of the Last Mile infrastructure. We are fully accredited under the NERS, GIRS & WIRS schemes to carry out the turnkey provision of multi-utility infrastructure and subsequent connections to new build housing, residential, commercial and industrial projects.

At Last Mile Infrastructure, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas,  electricity, water and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers. Last Mile Asset Management adopt and operate electricity, gas, water and wastewater, and ground source heat/cooling networks that are designed, installed and commissioned by Lloyds accredited Independent Connection providers (ICPs).

At UKPS & Last Mile, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to Grow With Us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!


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