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HV Engineering Lead in London at Aquatic

Date Posted: 4/6/2021

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Job Description

Aquatic Engineering & Construction, part of Acteon Group, is a global leader in laying and retrieving flexible and semi-rigid products from the seabed in support of the renewables, oil and gas and telecommunications markets. The company has proven ability in shallow and deep water, and extensive experience of off- and onshore installations, transpooling, recovery and decommissioning and is positioned to extend this packaged solution to include MV/HV cable services.

We are requiring an experienced HV Engineering Lead to create a credible packaged offering based on our core cable handling capability and the extended offering of cable repair workscopes for our customers through our tailored solutions and packaged service approach.

This is a full time, permanent role with flexible location in Europe for the right candidate.


  • Act as a credible focal point for delivery of Aquatic HV Cable Repair and interface with others where appropriate
  • Support the pursuit of project opportunities and identify the resources and training necessary. May participate in early development of strategy and implementation phases. Responsibilities include business development, budget control, project and resource management, engineering operations and performance management, training and other related business activities
  • Establish goals and objectives for HV Cable Repair offering
  • Demonstrate safety leadership and ensure that all HSE concerns are closed out. Ensure lessons learned are communicated and utilised within best practice
  • Understand clients' needs; independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others
  • Identify suitable supplier partnerships for HV test equipment, universal HV splice joints along with suitable training and develop relationships to strengthen the offering
  • Develop labour and equipment estimates and assist in proposal estimates and schedules to suit overall project plans
  • Set and communicate the performance standards required to achieve targets/success. Ensure team members are commercially and contractually aware, and understand HSE responsibilities
  • Manage technical development of cable repair offering and ensure it aligns with Company's direction and strategic goals.
  • Oversee production of deliverables, Sign and issue documentation as approver, accepting personal responsibility for its adequacy


  • Educated to degree level in an Electrical Engineering industrial discipline
  • Self-starting ability to introduce and lead PSO on behalf of Aquatic
  • Min 5 years' experience in MV/HV power cable installation, testing and repair, ideally with power cable OEM experience
  • Have insight into CIGRE and/or be a member