01423 799 950


Closing date for applications: 29-03-2024

Energyline Ltd is a fast-growing independent multi-disciplinary engineering, planning and environmental consultancy specialising in the design and consenting of power system projects including overhead lines and underground cables. Across the company we offer design solutions, planning and environmental consultancy expertise as well as site-based services including overhead line surveys, design studies relating to overhead lines and underground cable schemes, condition inspections, site investigations and engineering/ environmental surveys.

Our business predominantly collaborates with the major network operators in the UK as well as key contractors as we aim to meet the demands of the accelerating pace of electricity infrastructure development to meet the targets of Net Zero.

The role:

In order to support the continued growth in the Design function of our company an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Overhead Line Design Engineer to join our team.

This role will include aspects of design activities such as profiling, routing, load and strength, foundation design and conductor selection studies.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, we are looking for individuals that are not just technically competent but also keen problem solvers with an ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels. The role also includes project and programme planning, inter-disciplinary co-ordination and design process development.

With the current regulatory mandate to transform the energy sector in Great Britain to facilitate Net Zero, there has never been a better time to be a part of this key infrastructure sector.


Role specific responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking design studies to scope, time and to a high quality in line with currently applicable standards.
  • Operating the full suite of Power Line Systems design software packages, and other applicable CAD packages.
  • Project management of ancillary design processes to design deliverables for example, interfacing with draughtspersons, checking and approval of drawings and schedules etc.
  • Exercising accountability and responsibility for design deliverables.
  • The development of new design processes and tools to increase overall efficiency and quality improvements and to deliver novel engineering solutions.
  • Interface with clients and manage and develop relationships.
  • Mentoring and coaching junior engineers and other members of the design team.
  • Planning and managing your own workload in line with client and business requirements.

Experience required

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 or higher degree qualification in a relevant discipline (for example Mechanical, Structural or Civil Engineering)
  • Experience within a multi-disciplinary engineering /utility /DNO environment
  • Ideally Chartered Engineer (e.g MICE, MIET, MIMechE) or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Knowledge & understanding of the CDM Regulations and the role of the designer under these Regulations.
  • Ideally a minimum of 5 years OHL engineering design services experience in transmission or distribution.
  • Knowledge of OHL and related engineering specifications and standards including BS and ENA.
  • Expertise in one or more OHL specific software packages (PLS-CADD / Tower / Pole).
  • IT literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders across the industry.
  • Pro-active in building knowledge and understanding of the electricity transmission and distribution industry.


We offer a competitive package based on experience including access to the company bonus scheme.


Preferred to be full time based in Energyline’s Head Office in North Yorkshire but open to other flexible working patterns.

Application process

Please upload a copy of your CV with a covering letter and send your application directly to careers@energyline.ltd.uk.

Further information

If you want to ask us anything about the role, please contact our office – tel: 01423 – 799950

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