Site Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  23346

Northwich, GB, CW9 7SE

Exciting Opportunity: Site Electrical Engineer- in Stublach Natural Gas Storage site in Cheshire


Site Electrical Engineer – Natural Gas Storage (COMAH/HV)

A rare opportunity to work for an innovative organisation in the heart of Cheshire, within a small, high-performing Engineering and Maintenance team. The Stublach Site is the largest onshore natural gas storage asset in the UK, with the company having expansion ambitions in new business areas.

Storengy UK are seeking an Electrical Engineer, with a strong operational background within the major accident hazard environment; oil, gas, chemicals, power etc.

Are you an electrical engineering all-rounder? Are you fully up to speed with the regulatory requirements of COMAH, DSEAR, HV and ATEX? Are you used to working within a fast-paced maintenance/engineering team? Do you have a can-do attitude? Do you have Upper Tier COMAH site experience? Are you self-motivated? Do you have a reliability mindset?

If the answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for the right person.

Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in the oil and gas, or process industries. Preferably in a site based Electrical Engineering role, but open to general electrical experienced Engineers with a willingness to further develop into this role
  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Electrical Engineering – essential
  • High Voltage authorisation
  • High level of attention to detail – essential for this role
  • Responsible, proactive and self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude; able to work with a high level of autonomy
  • Contract Management experience – with a high level of commercial awareness
  • Project Management experience, ability to plan and deliver CAPEX in a live plant environment
  • Knowledge and practical experience of Hazardous Areas, HV & LV distribution, motors, VSD’s, large drives, switchgear and UPS
  • NEBOSH General Certificate desirable


  • Competitive remuneration package (DOE), including site performance-related bonus
  • 9-day working fortnight, every other Friday off (opt-in)
  • Hybrid working options
  • Company Enhanced Pension Scheme: 12% employer contribution (8% employee)
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays  
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
  • Medicash and Private Medical Insurance (currently BUPA)
  • 1 charity volunteering day per year
  • EV car salary sacrifice scheme
  • On-site gym, lunch-time fitness classes and contribution towards active sports membership


Key responsibilities:


  • Manage and further develop all aspects of the Storengy UK electrical asset management, ensuring the company is following all statutory and best practice guidance
  • Manage electrical contractors whilst on site
  • Plan and provide operational support for electrical maintenance to close out plant defects
  • Further develop and monitor for effectiveness the preventive maintenance routines
  • Generate Scope of Work documents for tender. Develop the contracting strategy, contractor selection and perform regular contractor performance monitoring
  • Plan the electrical aspects of plant outages
  • Communicate effectively with the Regulator and Key Stakeholders
  • Lead on site modification (MoC) relating to electrical systems, acting as the Technical Safety Assessment leader when required – Ensure that modifications satisfy all statutory and best practice requirements (IEC, ATEX, DSEAR, BS etc.)
  • Develop continuous improvement CAPEX requests for planning and delivery
Business Unit:  GBU Networks
Division:  Storengy - UK
Legal Entity:  STORENGY UK
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Other