TFL hiring Power Engineer in UK

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TFL hiring Power Engineer in UK
TFL hiring Power Engineer in UK 

Transport for London (TfL) Engineering are looking for dynamic and highly motivated Engineers to join the High Voltage (HV) Systems Power team within Power Engineering.

TfL’s Power Engineering team provide technical leadership and professional engineering support across all modes of TfL including to London Underground, DLR, London Trams, TfL Rail and Rail for London in relation to the operation, maintenance, renewal and enhancement of the electrical power assets.

The scale of the asset base is vast with London Underground’s electrical distribution system alone being one of the largest privately owned distribution systems in the UK comprising over 270 electrical substations and several hundred kilometres of HV and LV cabling.

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The HV Systems team provide engineering support for all HV traction power system assets across the TfL estate. They are responsible for delivering engineering and technology solutions to provide power to the railway, from preparing project specification and design documentation, assisting in tender preparations and evaluations, and oversight of project implementation including design reviews and providing technical assurance. For this specific role, detailed knowledge of 11kV and 22kV cable systems will be a distinct advantage.

The team work closely with and provide support to operational colleagues in connection with the day to day operation of the assets and with Asset Strategy colleagues to determine appropriate and cost effective asset renewal / enhancement plans and long-term network development strategies.


  • Essential Skills, Knowledge & Experience 
  • A highly motivated and adaptable engineer, able to communicate technical matters to technical and non-technical stakeholders both verbally and in written form 
  • Competent in technical document preparation, review and analysis 
  • Competent in the design of 11kV and 22kV cable systems 
  • BEng/MEng Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 


  • Detailed knowledge of HV equipment at 11kV and 22kV including 11kV and 22kV cable system design and installation. 
  • Knowledge of relevant TfL, National and International Standards 
  • Knowledge of power system studies including Multi-Train Simulation (MTS), load flow, fault level, harmonic and protection analysis etc. 
  • Knowledge of Traction Power Systems and Equipment 


  • An experienced power engineer with expertise in the specification, design, installation and maintenance of power distribution systems at 11kV and 22kV 

Find out more about TfL engineering here:

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to represent the city we serve, which will help us become a more innovative and efficient organization. Our goal is to make our recruitment as inclusive as possible. We are a disability confident employer who guarantee an interview to any disabled candidate who meets all of the essential criteria. We also use anonymizing software that removes identifying information from CVs and cover letters to make the process.

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Application Process

Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience in the advert and cover this in your CV and cover letter. PDF format preferred and do not include any photographs or images.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 8th October 2023 @ 23:59


  • In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Our benefit package includes:
  • Final salary pension scheme 
  • Free travel for you on the TfL network 
  • Reimbursement of 75% of the cost of a standard class Ticket for National Rail travel from home or 75% reimbursement on a 28-day flexi ticket 
  • 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays 
  • TfL is committed to work-life balance, operating a hybrid working approach where business and role requirements allow 
  • Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional) 
  • Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme 
  • Retail, health, leisure and travel offers 
  • Discounted Eurostar travel 


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