Project Coordinator (Design) – Iberdrola – Kilmarnock


Project Coordinator (Design)

Location: Kilmarnock

Salary: up to £39,829 per year (DOE)

Full Time / Permanent

Flexible / Hybrid working

Help us create a better future, quicker

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.


Responsible for the planning and design of the district distribution network ensuring system stewardship network security and integrity at all times. Undertaking system analysis to determine load/generation connections, network alterations, reinforcement requirements and to derive solutions in line with Asset Management policies and customer requirements

What you’ll be doing

To autonomously design and develop deliverable projects at Low Voltage and 11kv, and support the design of projects at 33kV

Agree the scope, volumes and unit costs to exploit best value from the regulatory contract at both individual project level and at district portfolio level.

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 scheme costs for customer connections.

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

What you’ll bring

  • Expert knowledge of design standards at LV and HV.
  • 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.
  • Awareness and understanding of key business drivers and the external commercial context in which ScottishPower is operating
  • Technical experience in a relevant engineering role.
  • Developed skills with network analysis modelling tools LV
  • Understanding of network analysis modelling tools HV
  • Minimum Requirements:

    ⦁ Either a crafts qualification, apprenticeship, S/NVQ, or equivalent experience
    ⦁ Experience in a project delivery role, design coordination or network design role

    What’s in it for you 

    As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we’ll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.

    At ScottishPower, we believe it’s the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family’s wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action – our benefits are designed to help you do just that – so that you have everything you need to take care of your world – today and tomorrow. That’s why our benefits include:

    ⦁ 36 days annual leave
    ⦁ Holiday purchase – perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
    ⦁ Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme
    ⦁ Payroll giving and charity matched funding 
    ⦁ Technology Vouchers – save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes
    ⦁ Count us in – pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change
    ⦁ Electric Vehicle Schemes – to help you transition to green/clean driving
    ⦁ Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
    ⦁ Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments
    ⦁ Life Assurance (4x salary)
    ⦁ Access to ‘nudge’ financial wellbeing support
    ⦁ Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

    Why SP Energy Networks

    SP Energy Networks is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. We keep electricity flowing to homes and businesses through Central and Southern Scotland, North Wales and in the North West of England. We operate over 4000km of cables and lines that make-up the transmission network – connecting infrastructure like wind farms into the electricity system. It’s a role that puts us right at the heart of Scotland’s ambition to be Net Zero by 2044. And we’re taking it very seriously. We’re investing £2 billion into our transmission network, directly supporting the rapid growth needed in renewable energy. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

    Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you’ll fit right in.

    We are committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to .

    Additional Information

    ⦁ Location: Kilmarnock
    ⦁ No of Vacancies: 1
    ⦁ Contract Type: Permanent 
    ⦁ Employment Status: Full Time / Hybrid
    ⦁ Recruiting Manager: Jack Evans
    ⦁ EN4

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