High Voltage recruitment agency listing

High voltage engineers play a crucial role in the electricity industry, as they design, install and maintain power distribution equipment and networks.

Securing an apprenticeship is one of the most common ways to find employment in the sector, with the entry-level roles leading to jobs as linesmen, mechanical or electrical craftspeople, cable jointers and substation fitters. Starting salaries for these hands-on jobs are typically in the range of £15,000 to £20,000, but experienced workers can earn £40,000 a year.

People with relevant degrees, usually in electrical engineering, can begin their careers as graduate trainees and work towards becoming a high voltage design, commissioning, power system or project engineer. New graduates are paid around £22,000 a year, but staff with more than five years' experience can command remuneration packages in excess of £45,000.

Most of the permanent employment opportunities in this sector are with electricity distribution companies and engineering contractors, but there are also jobs for high voltage specialists in the mining, oil exploration and manufacturing industries. Many experienced staff, particularly those with installation skills, choose to work on short-term contracts through recruitment agencies, as it can be more lucrative.

High voltage skills are in short supply and a number of roles have been designated shortage occupations, meaning it may be possible to obtain a work permit for qualified staff from outside the EU. Those jobs include line repairers and jointers, electricity distribution project manager, control engineer, project engineer and design engineer.

 
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11 Recruitment Agencies found for High Voltage jobs in the Engineering industry
  • Tiro Associates Ltd (automotive, aerospace & electronics industry specialists)

    We provide high calibre Engineering and Commercial, contract and permanent staff, from Graduate to Director level, to global players in the automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics sectors. We are committed to providing a high quality and cost effective service that is tailored to your individual needs.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Global
    • Fryerning Place, 4 Fryerning Lane, Chelmsford, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 0LQ
  • Electus Engineering & Technical Recruitment Solutions

    RELIABLE, RESPONSIVE ,TECHNICAL & ENGINEERING, COMMERCIAL & SUPPORT AND SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST - recruiting key talent for FTSE 100 companies, global organisations, engineering & technical consultancies and SMEs across the UK and Europe.
    Coverage UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada
    • Bristol & West House, Post Office Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1BL
  • Bluefire Engineering & Technical

    Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Oil & Gas, Automotive and Chemical recruitment amongst others. Our nationwide spread of branches enables us to fill permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK; utilising psychometric and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited and our consultants are experts within the engineering sector.
    Coverage UK Wide
    25 Offices Nationwide
  • Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd

    Westray Recruitment Consultants are a team of knowledgeable and experienced recruitment specialists based in Gateshead. We offer our full consultancy services across the North East in the Manufacturing & Industrial, Commercial, Technical & Engineering and Professional sectors.
    Coverage North East
    • Valley House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0JW
  • Intro Recruitment

    Engineering recruitment is one of our areas of expertise and we pride ourselves on the ability to source high quality, technical candidates from all engineering disciplines. From the construction to rail and aerospace sectors, Intro Recruitment have placed engineering professionals into companies of all types and aim to provide bespoke North West solutions at competitive rates. We recruit engineering experts for all permanent and temporary roles.
    Coverage North West England
    • 27-29 Library Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1NN
  • 1st Stop Recruitment Ltd

    The longest serving Recruitment Consultancy in Haverhill, serving both local and surrounding areas. 14 years locally and 27 years in the industry, with a solid reputation and foundation for permanent, temporary and fixed term contract services. Now recruiting nationally.
    Coverage East Anglia & surrounding areas
    • 6 Jubilee Walk, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 8DA
  • Multitask Personnel Ltd

    We provide recruitment services to the Technical Industries on a nationwide basis. We have a team of dedicated recruiters who have experience recruiting for a range of contracts from reactive maintenance through to new build projects.We provide all levels of skilled trades people right through to senior management.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S60 2AB
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • Recruitment South East Ltd

    With a specialist knowledge of the London and South East market, our team of consultants are able to offer expert Engineering solutions for all sectors including Automotive, Rail and Construction. From CAD Designers to Civil Engineers, Recruitment South East can source all Engineering personnel for permanent, temporary or contract positions. We take a proactive approach to your staffing needs and offer an honest and flexible service.
    Coverage London and SE
    • Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT
  • Intec (UK) Ltd

    Established 30 years ago by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver recruitment and project solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Construction, Rail and Aerospace Sectors working for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors serving the UK, European & Global markets.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • FastTrack Management Services Ltd

    FastTrack Management Services are leaders in Engineering recruitment and specialise in providing technical solutions for a wide number of sectors. Our consultants have more than 20 years' experience of supplying top industry personnel such as Coded Welders, CNC Machinists and Composite Technicians for permanent and contract roles. Our success is built on the lasting relationships we've built with clients across the UK and Europe.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Elm Suite, Ground Floor, 8 Trinity Place, Midland Drive, Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1TX
    • Unit 4, Century Court, Tolpits Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 9RS
    • Suite 54 Barton Arcade Deansgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 2BH
  • HW Search & Selection Ltd

    Recruiting extensively across the Engineering industry, we modify our candidate search to directly match your staffing needs. Sourcing candidates across areas such as Avionics, Rail, Chemicals and Automotive, our high Google ranking, 6K+ Twitter followers and comprehensive database means we have everything to find the most in demand professionals in the sector. HW Search & Selection works globally to fill permanent and contract vacancies.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
    • Church Bank, Manchester, Bolton, BL1 1HX
    • Room 217, 162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, W1B 5TG

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High Voltage Salary Rates
Low Pay:£24,500
Medium Pay:£32,500
High Pay:£52,500
6 Month Change:No Change
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Average High Voltage Salaries by Region
Scotland
£36k
North East
£38k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£34k
Midlands
£35k
East Anglia
£34k
London
£40k
Home Counties
£36k
South East
£36k
South West
£36k
Welsh Borders
£30k
Wales
£32k
North West
£39k
Northern
Ireland

£36k
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