Engineering Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 00042353-1
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Employer: ScottishPower
  • Location: Cambuslang, Lanarkshire
  • Salary: £47,880 to £59,850
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Engineering Project Manager

Location - Glasgow

Competitive Salary - plus strong benefits package including our double match pension contribution and extensive career development opportunities
Full Time / Permanent 
Flexible / Hybrid options 
Closing Date: 28th July 2024


Help us create a better future, quicker 
At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we are always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals. 


At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company. 



The Engineering Coordinator will be responsible for developing and coordinating engineering solutions from feasibility to detailed engineering designs for transmission networks (132kV and above) in civil/plant/P&C/OHL/Cables and other equipment. This will include providing the necessary basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs for projects, innovation, effective technical support, advice, site liaison and input throughout the lifecycle of the project.



What you will be doing



As the Engineering Coordinator, your role will be responsible for coordinating basic and detailed engineering specifications and designs for Transmissions projects between the different disciplines (Civil, electrical, protection & control, OHL, and cables) to ensure that the Engineering design, equipment and construction practices meet the current legislation, policies and operational requirements and in accordance with project timescales.


You will assess engineering documentation, feasibility and compliance with SPT requirements and support the preparation of accurate budgets for new projects. Additionally, you will advice on construction and outage programmes where required.


Define engineering requirements for input to System Construction Authorisation (SCA), Project Technical Specifications and BETTA documentation.


The successful candidate will be expected to provide technical assessment on design, construction and operation areas on tender submissions and reporting recommendations to project team.


Tender assessment of engineering (including suppliers), support to project management on the assessment of bids.


Preparation/Review of design drawings and specifications for construction/procurement, whilst performing all duties with and promote internally and externally a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environmental compliance and continuous improvement.


Drive industry best practice and technological advances within the project team/department.  



What you will bring



Proven experience in a responsible position and knowledge in one or more of the following areas from 33kV to 400kV:


       Switchgear/Transformers/Transmission and distribution system design

       Civil Design

       Main Plant Design

       Protection & Control Design

       OHL and cables Design


We would like to bring your knowledge and experience within the Electricity Network Construction Projects to coordinate design solutions for transmission networks (132kV and above) in civil/plant/P&C/OHL/Cables and other equipment.


An ability to display strong coordinating and management skills combined with good inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with other individuals, departments, and businesses.

Knowledge of health & safety requirements and compliance



Minimum Requirements 



       Engineering degree or equivalent experience

       Proven experience in delivering engineering solutions and designs for high value and complex Plant Engineering projects

       Communicate with and influence senior managers

       Writing clear and concise reports and documents covering technical subjects


What's in it for you


As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.   

At ScottishPower, we believe it is the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future, and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That is why our benefits include: 

    36 days annual leave 
    Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave 
    Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme 
    Payroll giving and charity matched funding  
    Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes 
    Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change 
    Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving 
    Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 
    Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments 
    Life Assurance (4x salary) 
    Access to nudge' financial wellbeing support 
    Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more 

Why SP Energy Networks 


SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network - connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It is a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland's ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we are taking it very seriously. We are investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation. 


Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in. 

We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to