Power Earthing & Lightning Protection Engineer

Electrical, Electronic, Control & Instrumentation.


RINA is currently recruiting for a Power Earthing & Lightning Protection Engineer to join its office in Pontyclun within the Consulting Country UK Division.

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The Graduate Electrical Engineer works within the Power/Earthing & Lightning Protection Unit and reports to the Head of Earthing & Lightning Protection.

The purpose of the role is to support the E&LP team in servicing their client base, providing solutions to earthing & lightning protection projects across diverse sectors.

The role will be based at the Pontyclun Office and will involve frequent travel to client substation locations UK Wide.


Developing the necessary skills to undertake:

  • Site based electrical testing and inspection of earthing systems at substations, power stations, renewable energy projects, etc.
  • Analysis of data gathered on site.
  • Design of earthing systems for new HV infrastructure projects.
  • Computer simulation of earthing systems and completion of safety assessments.
  • Dealing with RINA clients to request technical input data, communicate outputs and resolve queries
  • Preparation of reports to required quality standards.

Experience & Qualifications


  • Electrical Engineering degree – Bachelor level
  • Able and willing to attend clients sites at various locations around the UK to perform physically demanding earth testing work 
  • Willing to stay away from home for short periods - e.g. 2 to 4 nights per week while carrying out site testing 


  • Electrical Engineering degree – Master's level
  • Use of AutoCAD or other CAD software 

Please note that applicants must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship 

With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors.

Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.

At RINA, we endeavour to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. 


Job ID Number: 6995
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  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Pontyclun (Wales)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
Also Accepting...
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Microelectronics
  • Software
  • Systems
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