High Voltage Test Engineer - M1 - M50

£50,000 to £60,000
Ref: 203 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Sep 2021
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A High Voltage Test Engineer is needed at an engineering services company just outside Manchester. High Voltage Test Engineer will need a Level 3 in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with time served with experience in testing and commissioning. The role will mostly be in the Northwest, but High Voltage Test Engineers should be prepared to travel anywhere in the country.


Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.



  • Work as part of a highly skilled Engineering division supporting all aspects of HV services to our clients and customers. As part of our team, you will get to both support your peers in the delivery of HV engineering and maintenance
  • Support the Engineering team with Test and Commissioning works that will be required at the various sites the client works on
  • Good understanding of power and protection principles
  • Thorough understanding of wiring diagrams and technical drawings
  • Ability to compile test documents and write test procedures and engineering reports
  • Good knowledge of transformer, generator and circuit breaker design, construction, and operation
  • General testing of substation apparatus; Transformers, high/low voltage circuit breakers and protective devices
  • Fault finding and investigation work on a variety of high/low voltage equipment


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


  • Level 3 Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Time served with an HV background with previous High Voltage Testing and Commissioning experience
  • Able to travel extensively (mostly NW, but could be further afield)
  • Diagnostics experience
  • Fault Finding experience


Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 DOE