Engineering Consultant – Grid Connections and Regulation

Physics, Electrical, C&I, Energy.

About Us

Blake Clough Consulting is a specialist energy consultancy with a focus on the electricity networks. We cover a range of areas relating to feasibility studies, power systems studies, offshore wind, project engineering, innovation, regulation and technical strategy, with a strong emphasis on our customer relationships.

We are passionate about the decarbonisation of the energy system and the transition to “Net Zero” and aim to support our clients to accelerate this change as effectively as possible, whether that be local authorities, large network companies, private developers etc.

Our clients range from electricity network operators, regulators and public sector organisations through to private developers, both onshore and offshore, looking to develop projects connecting into the electricity networks.

The Role

We are looking for passionate and high performing individuals who enjoy working on challenging projects to join us to help deliver a range of interesting and rewarding projects.

Ideally, applicants should have a strong academic background in Power Networks with an interest in the challenges currently facing the electricity networks and an academic interest such as power systems regulation, operation, protection, control etc. An interest in scripting is desirable but not essential.

This position is for a Graduate Electricity Networks Engineer or Consultant who can help us deliver various grid connection, regulatory projects and commercial (e.g. cost modelling) projects to our clients. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential for this role.

However, depending on the skills and interests of the individual there will also likely be opportunities to support a wider range of projects including power systems analysis and data analysis projects.

The Individual

The following capabilities and experience are desired for this role:

  • Degree-qualified in a relevant engineering subject or similar (such as Physics).
  • Understanding of the electricity networks and electricity regulation.
  • Strong academic grades.
  • Outstanding report writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and the ability to frame an conclusions and outcomes.
  • Understanding of electricity networks and the challenges faced by Network Operators and their various stakeholders and customers.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Client focussed with the ability to manage and grow positive relationship with demanding clients.
  • Innovative mindset, with the ability to problem solve and identify creative solutions to challenging problems.


We offer a competitive base salary together with performance related bonus scheme intended to reward high performers. Our bonus scheme is designed to reflect individual performance in addition to company performance. Our benefits include:

  • Performance related bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Allowance to buy and sell annual leave
  • Opportunity to work with us to help to grow the business
  • Strong emphasis on training and development
  • Two in-person events per year
  • Opportunity to attend and present at industry conferences
  • Bonus for paper publication
  • Employee referral bonus
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    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    London, Glasgow and West Yorkshire
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Physics
Also Accepting...
  • Mechatronics
  • Microelectronics
  • Systems
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