Function: Electricity Operations

Control Engineer

Reporting to the Control Manager and/or Senior Control Engineer, the Control Engineer will provide operational and technical support to the business and its partners; also assist in the maintenance of Company records

The Control Engineer oversees the safe energisation of new, and extensions to electricity networks. In addition, the Control Engineer is responsible for dealing with all faults that occur on networks. This requires giving permission for all operations to occur on site following a review of critical checks and keeping associated records. In this role the candidate will be office based.


  • Confirm all documentation required for operational work is completed correctly
  • Undertake Technical and Safety Audits.
  • Instruction of contractors and direct staff with the installing and/or repairing of Electricity networks and associated equipment.
  • Site liaison with Developers regarding installations and cable faults.
  • Liaison with representatives of other DNO’s undertaking connection works.
  • Liaison with representatives of other DNO’s undertaking fault works.
  • Manage all electrical connections work requiring operational control of network.
  • Instruct field staff to work on network
  • Issue of all Safety Documentation to site based staff.
  • Act as officer in charge during an Electric Supply Emergency
  • Act as an Control Engineer in Self Connect Environment under personal supervision from a Senior Control Engineer or Control Manager


  • Provide accurate quality work within department and company.
  • Maintain a helpful and informative work environment.
  • Assist the Control Manager in the development of greater efficiency within the company.
  • Ensure that all relevant information is recorded accurately and submitted on time.
  • Undertake Standby Duties
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the Control Manager/Senior Control Engineer

The Control Engineer will also have a responsibility for Health and Safety matters relating to the Operational, Planning and recording of Electrical Networks and have a working knowledge of at least two the disciplines and develop skills in the remaining.


The incumbents should:

  • Ideally have membership with a recognised engineering institution at Engineering Technician grade or equivalent and maintain a competence portfolio of own skills, training and experience or working towards registration.
  • have or be working to at least NVQ Level 3 City & Guilds or above
  • Undertaken an LV Operations Switching Course
  • In addition to this the incumbent should preferably currently hold the following relevant SHEA card and CSCS registration

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Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2285_1566469601
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £112
Salary To: £113
Job Industries: Project and Operations Management
Job Locations: Suffolk
Job Types: Permanent

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