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Electrical Design Engineer

London (Near Goodge Street)

Engineering Excellence through Proficiency

ReachActive provides specialist engineering services across the power, multi-utility and building services sectors within the UK and Ireland. We are a forward thinking and innovative contractor adept at recognising business opportunity, identifying gaps in the market and delivering total solutions that meet the needs and exceed all expectations of our clients.

ReachActive provides its clients with a single source of specialist project resources and services. This approach has led to its five complementary divisions, which provide an unrivalled breadth & depth of engineering services.

  • Multi-utility installations and diversions
  • Overhead power lines
  • Substations
  • Underground power networks
  • Building services
    Our vision is to be the foremost utility engineering and building systems provider in the UK and Ireland.

    Through dedication, collaboration, innovation and honest evaluation ReachActive will continue on its path of sustainable progression for the benefit of its staff, clients and the communities in which it operates.


  • Safety – continuous promotion of a safety culture targeting zero harm
  • Teamwork – collaborating and benefiting from working together
  • Respect – for staff, clients, communities and the environment
  • Integrity – delivering on promises
  • Vision – being open to all possibilities
  • Excellence – dedicated to high quality in all ReachActive does
  • ReachActive continuously evaluate performance against our STRIVE values.
    The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Temporary and Permanent Substation designs to UK Power Networks specifications (G81).

    These will include scheme drawings, Single Line Diagrams and civil construction packages.

    As this is a MU business, we would expect good knowledge of NRSWA, NJUG and various Statutory Undertakers requirements and guidelines.


  • Review of Site Investigations
  • Understanding of Utility Guidelines
  • Understanding of site constraints
  • Draft of scheme drawings for construction
  • Design Construction packages (2D and 3D)
  • Attendance at Utility Workshops (client and statutory)

  • 5 years minimum working in the in the ICP/DNO industry
  • UKPN network and guideline knowledge
  • Be able to draft scheme drawings in DWG format
  • Understanding of Single Line Diagrams and technical abbreviations/symbols
  • Understanding of NJUG/NRSWA/G81

  • HNC, HND or Degree within the electrical engineering or construction engineering industry
  • DNO (UKPN) design experience is key
  • Proficient in AutoDesk software packages
    You can apply via our website or by contacting

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    ReachActive is a fast growth company looking to attract talented, highly skilled and motivated people with a proven track record of technical expertise in the power, multi-utility and building services sectors. Our delivery and service ethos is client focused and flexible, so we are looking for persons who fit this profile and are able to collaborate effectively with clients, consultants and contractors.

    ReachActive is investing in people, both new and experienced talent looking for a new challenge, a career change or simply work experience. We develop personnel, e.g. through an apprentice training route, and support employees who want to reach Chartership status or pursue further education.

    To apply for a vacancy or to reach out to us, visit our View Vacancies page, visit our LinkedIn Careers Page or get in touch via Our roles are based across sites in the UK (London, Hertford, Basingstoke) and Ireland (Dublin & Mullingar).