Principal Electrical Engineer (BESS)


Principal Electrical Engineer (BESS)

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)


Sector: Major Infrastructure Project

Category: Engineering

Our client is an international renewable energy asset developer, owner, and operator with a comprehensive portfolio that includes energy infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability, and renewable energy solutions.

They are seeking to appoint a Principal Electrical Engineer to lead the development and design of utility scale Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) projects across the UK, as well as other cleantech integration projects.

This role entails development and design of scope of work, tender writing, and liaison with technical specialist and sub-contractors.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Feasibility studies
  • DNO Supply Applications
  • Front End Design
  • Scope development to obtain targeting costs
  • Technical report write-up to support HLA and IGP
  • Technical Support throughout Procurement and Construction process for projects.
  • Provide technical support to the project implementation team throughout the implementation period
  • Assist in improving operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work co-operatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service

Skills and Experience Required

  • Good level of technical expertise in the specification, design and implementation of Commercial and Industrial Power system
  • Clear understanding of BS7671 18th Edition regulations relating to the design of electrical systems
  • Experience in the specification, design and implementation of Solar PV systems and Battery storage
  • Relevant Engineering degree, or equivalent
  • Achieved or working towards chartered engineer status

Role to be based in London, Bristol, or Surrey. All applicants must have experience in and be eligible to legally work in the UK.

Jamie Braddock

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Jamie Braddock


With more than 11 years’ experience delivering specialist recruitment and Executive Search projects in niche and highly regulated sectors globally, Jamie is responsible for leading our activity supporting Renewable Energy and De-Carbonisation projects across the UK and Europe.

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