Iberdrola USA Project Coordinator (Design) in United States


At ScottishPower we know that our people are our strongest asset, so we’re always looking for individuals whose energy, intelligence and passion can help us reach our goals.

At the heart of all business visions and activities are the people whose individual efforts and performance make it happen. We encourage our people to be proud of where they work, to share their ideas and to own their careers. We promote a safe working environment and push people to shape and progress their careers so that we grow our talent within the company.

We’re able to continue our recruitment drive because the demand for energy keeps growing. As well as this, our investment in our network and continual search for innovative ways to generate and distribute energy means we can offer a wide range of exciting careers in a stable industry.

Business and Department

NETWORKS SP Energy Networks is part of the ScottishPower Group of companies. We provide power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines that we own and maintain.

We do it responsibly. We do it with respect for people and for the environment. We do it looking at the long term, not just today. We do it innovatively.

We're dedicated to delivering a safe and reliable electricity supply to all of our customers 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Through our transmission and distribution network we provide power to customers in Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and North Shropshire as well as Central and Southern Scotland.



  • Responsible for the regulatory aspects of managing connection requests and providing quotations by ensuring that processes and reporting arrangements are in place to meet the regulatory and licence requirements.

  • Agree the scope, volumes and unit costs to exploit best value from the regulatory contract

  • Integrate asset stewardship values through sound engineering principles, coordinated planning, design and ownership to improve integrity, safety and longevity of the electrical network whilst providing minimum schemecosts for customer connections.

  • Responsible for managing 3rd party “Point Of Connection” and design approvals activities within the SPM and SPD licence areas.

  • To drive continual performance improvement through analysis of outputs and feedback from internal and external


  • Consider the application of innovative solutions to all designs whether this be technological, procedural or commercial.

  • To produce designs in accordance with unit or authorised prime costs to enable efficient delivery of outputs.

  • Develop and maintain robust stakeholder and customer relationships on behalf of Scottish Power to facilitate delivery of customer and stakeholder strategic objectives.

  • Promote an exemplary safety culture and ensures that all safety legislation is implemented and delivered through all activities and incorporated into project designs.



  • Expert knowledge of design standards up to HV/LV.

  • Expert knowledge of the regulatory environment including relevant output and incentive mechanisms.

  • General commercial awareness with the ability to balance customer service, efficient network design ensuring maximum return on investment.

  • Effective stakeholder and customer service engagement and management.

  • Ability to communicate and present information effectively at all levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities using sound engineering and financial judgement to determine optimal solutions

  • Awareness and understanding of key business drivers and the external commercial context in which ScottishPower is operating

  • Technical and operational experience in a relevant engineering role.

  • Ability to devise solutions to complex problems/challenges.

  • Developed skills with network analysis modelling tools LV

  • Understanding of network analysis modelling tools HV


  • Either a crafts qualification, apprenticeship, S/NVQ, or equivalent experience

  • Experience in a project delivery role or network design role

  • Relevant network construction and operational experience

  • Computer literacy


  • Pension plan

  • Share incentive plan

  • Enhanced maternity and adoption leave provisions

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Enhanced annual leave

  • Caring and development breaks

  • Training and development

  • And more.

Edinburgh EH7 6UX

  • Competencies: Communication and Influencing, Customer Focus, Achieving Results and continuousimprovement and Team Work Plus Technical questions

Location: Telferton House 53 Fishwives Causeway, Telferton Industrial Estate,

REFERENCE: 5098457401

Publication date: 01.08.2018

No of Vacancies: 1

Contract Type: Permanent

Employment Status: Full Time

Selection Method: Competency Based Interview

Grade: EN4

Salary: Minimum starting salary £29,434 with increase DOE

CLOSING DATE: 15th August 2018