Welcome to Wilde Recruitment: Your Premier Power Recruitment Partner
At Wilde Recruitment, we stand out as a leading Power Recruitment Agency, renowned for our unparalleled service quality and expertise in the power industry since our establishment in 2001.
Operating on a global scale, we extend our services across the UK, Europe and Asia. Our focus is on providing tailored recruitment solutions to consultancies, contractors, and infrastructure entities involved in major power projects.
Wilde Recruitment takes pride in assembling an exceptional team of power recruitment experts. Our commitment is steadfast in consistently delivering the right power candidates for diverse projects and securing rewarding career opportunities within the power sector.
Collaborating with candidates and clients, we specialize in the following key disciplines within the power industry:
- HV Technicians and Cable Jointers
- Senior Authorised Persons
- Power Engineering
- Project Managers
- Design/Project Engineers
- HSQE (Health, Safety, Quality, Environment)
Diverse Power Projects
Wilde Recruitment specializes in providing manpower for a range of power projects, including:
- New builds of HV (High Voltage) Substations
- Refurbishment and Maintenance of HV Substations
- Windfarm New Builds
- CHP and Biomass Projects
- AWE (Atomic Weapons Establishment)
- Nuclear New Builds
- Nuclear Decommissioning
- HV Cable laying and Cable Installation
- New builds, Refurbishment, and Maintenance of Overhead Lines
- Power Station Constructions
- Energy from Waste Plant Developments
- National Grid Alliances
- DNO Projects including UKPN, SSE, WPD, NPG, and ENW
Your Recruitment Ally
Wilde Recruitment is your dedicated partner throughout every phase of the project life cycle, from initial design to project handover.
If you seek a specialized power recruitment agency to address your permanent or contract recruitment needs, our expert power recruitment team is eager to discuss your requirements in detail. Connect with us today to secure the best power talent for your position or project.
For those searching for their next permanent or contract role within the power sector, Wilde Recruitment is here to guide you. Reach out to our expert power recruitment team, and let us understand your career aspirations and requirements for your next role.
HV Cable Jointer
Manchester £25 to £27 per hour
High Voltage Cable Jointer Are you a skilled High Voltage Cable Jointer looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your expertise? We are currently seeking a talented individual to join our team as a HV Cable Jointer. Responsibilities: - Perform high voltage cable jointing and termination activities on various types of cables. - Conduct testing and commissioning of cable joints to ensure compliance with industry standards and safety regulations. - Troubleshoot and diagnose cable faults, implementing effective solutions to ensure reliable power transmission. - Adhere to safety protocols and procedures at all times to prevent accidents and ensure a secure working environment. - Collaborate with team members and other stakeholders to deliver projects on time and within budget. Requirements: - Proven experience as a High Voltage Cable Jointer in a similar role. - Proficiency in cable jointing techniques and equipment. - Sound knowledge of high voltage cable systems, components, and specifications. - Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. - Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. - Relevant certifications and qualifications in electrical engineering or a related field. If you are passionate about delivering high-quality workmanship and contributing to the success of complex electrical projects, we want to hear from you! Join us and become part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence in power transmission. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to [contact email/website]. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!Read more
Civil Site Supervisor
Bristol £300 to £350 per day
Civil Site Supervisor Oversee construction works, manage teams, and ensure adherence to safety and environmental standards. Key Responsibilities: - Conduct daily Safety & Environment Tours. - Input into Work Package Plans and Risk Assessments. - Monitor performance against program and KPIs. - Chair Short Interval Control meetings. - Validate labor and plant records. - Communicate weekly program updates. - Identify and mitigate potential hazards. - Ensure proper maintenance of plant and tools. - Implement a culture of Right First Time. - Report Non-Conformances and maintain workmanship levels. - Complete Quality Toolbox Talks and utilize QA tools. - Understand project scope and prevent scope creep. - Maintain awareness of legislative changes. Qualifications and Experience: - Strong communication skills. - Current driving license, CSCS Card, SMSTS, and First Aid. - Experience in resource allocation and subcontractor management. - Understanding of Health & Safety legislation and Company Protocols. - Ability to analyze risks and prioritize effectively. - Familiarity with construction tolerances and material wastage allowances. Read more
Newcastle upon Tyne £450 per day umbrella
Principal Plant Design Engineer Are you a seasoned engineer with expertise in high voltage (HV) primary plant design? We are seeking a Principal Plant Engineer to lead our Engineering Design team in delivering cutting-edge solutions for electrical substation projects up to 400kV. Join us in Newcastle, Leeds, or Westhills and be part of a dynamic environment where innovation meets excellence. Key Responsibilities: - Lead HV Primary Engineering design delivery with support from Design Engineers. - Ensure adherence to company Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental Procedures. - Oversee planning and procurement for substation projects. - Manage interdisciplinary design gaps in collaboration with project engineering managers. - Assist in the day-to-day running of the design department and provide continuous team support. - Coordinate workload, prioritize tasks, and contribute to Design and Engineering Management Plans. - Liaise with project managers and other departments to meet contract requirements. Required Skills and Qualifications: - HND in Electrical Engineering or equivalent. - Over 10 years of experience in a Design Office environment. - Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages. - Experience with Autocad or similar software preferred. - Strong communication skills for liaising with customers and suppliers. - Ability to demonstrate the integrity of designs through calculations. - Expertise in overall design and specification of electrical power systems. - Previous experience as a senior HV Substation Primary Plant Design Engineer. - Basic understanding of protection and control (P&C) aspects preferable. - TP141 HV Substation qualification is advantageous. Read more
Derbyshire £450 to £550 per day
Siite Manager - Power T&D Are you an experienced leader in site management within the power transmission and distribution sector? We are seeking a dedicated Site Manager to join our team and drive excellence in health and safety, quality, cost control, and client satisfaction. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work across various projects in the UK and make a significant impact in the field of infrastructure development. Key Responsibilities: - Front line management with a focus on health & safety, quality, cost control, and client satisfaction. - Supervise and monitor teams to ensure consistent delivery of value and the highest standards. - Forward plan and program daily work to optimize resource utilization. - Interface with internal stakeholders including Contracts Managers, Senior Project Managers, Project Managers, Support Functions, Enabling Functions, Project Teams, and Supply Chain. - Engage externally with Clients, Partners, Subcontractors, and the local community. Safety Commitment: - Take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others. - Cooperate with all health and safety requirements to enhance legal duties. - Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all personnel under your control. - Report any safety concerns promptly and take appropriate action. - Ensure proper training and competence for safety-critical work activities. Accountabilities: - Deliver specific tasks and exceed key success measures. - Understand commercial and business risks to achieve targets. - Support proactive management of customer relationships. - Drive continuous improvement in safety, health, environment, and quality. **Required Skills and Qualifications:** - TP137 - Extensive site management experience in OHL, Cabling, or Substation projects up to 400kV. - Knowledge of Project Management methodologies. - Commercial awareness with budgetary and financial control skills. - Excellent relationship management abilities. - Comfortable working across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions. - Proficient in risk assessment methodologies. - Qualification in IOSH, CDM, or equivalent is desirable. - City and Guilds NVQ or equivalent certification. Read more
Tunnel Engineer (Site)
Bristol £400 to £450 per day
Tunnel Shift Engineer - Hinkley Marine Works Are you a skilled engineer with experience in tunnel construction seeking a dynamic role in a major project environment? We are looking for a Tunnel Shift Engineer to join our team at Hinkley Marine Works, playing a pivotal role in ensuring the success of our tunneling operations. Key Responsibilities: - Manage safety issues on shift, including briefings and toolbox talks. - Supervise SCL/TBM/Secondary Lining shift works and ensure adherence to quality control standards. - Work rotating 8-hour shifts, Monday to Sunday, covering Days, Backs, and Nights. - Interface with internal stakeholders such as Tunnel Shift Manager, Tunnel Section Engineer, Pit Boss, and Lead Miners, as well as external stakeholders including NNB Tunnel Delivery Managers and NNB H&S Advisor. Accountabilities: - Control alignment and report on the program weekly. - Ensure materials, plant, and equipment are managed as required by the Section Engineer. - Plan and program works as directed by the Section Engineer. - Maintain good relations with clients, designers, and the supply chain. - Provide accurate setting out for works and ensure proper documentation. - Input tunnelling construction data into the Tunnel Information Management system. - Liaise with other tunnel shift engineers to ensure continuous operation of the Tunnel Control Room during TBM activities. Required Qualifications and Experience: - Civil Engineering or Mining qualification to HNC/Degree level. - Relevant professional tunnelling experience. - Valid CSCS card and essential certificates/training including TSTS, C&G Tunnel Entry & Emergency Procedures, and SSSTS/IOSH. - Experience in face logging (for SCL works) and shift work preferable. - Thorough knowledge of construction procedures, testing methods, and safety regulations. - Good understanding of BIM and a desire for continuous innovation and development. Read more
Safety Case Engineer (Senior)
The Senior Engineer manages the delivery of engineering and technical activities, through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience. Experienced engineer, high level of developed knowledge in a specialist subject area, resolves specific technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team. The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards. Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams Assist in effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities Ensure procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities. Contribute to Project Safety Assessment process Ensure task and project risks are communicated and managed appropriately Produce, review and approve calculations, analyses, drawings, models, design basis documentation and technical reports as assigned Assessing the implications of changes, concessions and queries Maintaining the engineering configuration, ensuring the overall design intent and integrity is maintained throughout design lifecycle Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or solutions, including process improvements Provide support to the Project Manager for the planning, control and delivery of tasks and projects Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority Act as Technical Authority or Engineering Lead when authorised to do so. Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours Keep up to date in relevant technical areas and develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide effective delivery. Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of engineering best practice, support in driving cultural development and change Contribute to learning from experience (LfE). requirement, during and post project Support business development opportunities Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual co-operation with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates Essential: • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience • Chartered Engineer status (or actively working toward Chartered Status) • Experience in working collaboratively in multi-discipline teams to deliver activities on a range of project types • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities • Good communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines Desirable: • Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council • Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projectsRead more