Helping to Improve the Performance of Electricity Networks


Who we are

We are a growing professional engineering consultancy with a highly respected reputation for delivering first class bespoke solutions to satisfy our client's needs.

We strongly believe in building partnerships with our clients gaining their trust in our capability, experience and capacity to deliver across a wide ranging spectrum of engineering projects in the UK and abroad. Our core values of honesty and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

Engineering Consultant

Permanent ¦ 37.5 hours per week


The Opportunity

Have you the capability to deliver innovative and value-added solutions for electricity networks? Do you have the potential to become an industry respected consultant and leading technical expert in your field? If so, then we are looking for you to join our consultancy team and make a real difference.

Your role will be to listen to our clients and understand their problems and needs in relation to managing their electricity networks. With support from the Threepwood Consulting team you will propose and deliver bespoke consultancy solutions, which draw upon our strengths and capabilities.

We will require you to project manage consultancy projects and ensure they are successfully delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality.

A key aspect of the role is to produce reports and technical documentation including: policies, technical specifications, engineering standards, procedures and associated technical guidance. You will be required to deliver the highest quality technical documentation given Threepwood’s reputation for excellence in this area.

We are looking for you to already have developed expertise in one or more technical aspects of electricity networks, e.g. design, construction, operation, or asset management. We will look to develop and support you in becoming a competent and nationally recognised engineering consultant.


In addition to using your technical expertise, you will be expected to support the delivery of strategic management consultancy for our clients’ senior management teams, including redesigning business processes.

The role will be home based with the opportunity to work from our offices in Altrincham. You will be required to occasionally travel in the UK and overseas to meet our clients’ requirements.


Working in the Electrical Power Industry, we can offer

The successful candidate will enjoy:

  • a competitive salary (negotiable based on skills and experience)
  • a generous company pension contribution
  • use of a high-specification laptop and smartphone
  • a modern office environment to work together with flexible home working
  • Group Private Medical Insurance cover
  • an annual company performance related bonus
  • 27 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays
  • flexible home working
  • family friendly working arrangements


The role will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to make a real impact, stretch themselves, and work supportively within our close professional team.


About You

You will:

  • be either trained, working or consulting in a technical role in electricity networks or similar area
  • ideally be in an engineering consultancy or an electricity network operator (although not essential)
  • be highly self-motivated and organised with a proven track record of delivering technical solutions and projects
  • be someone who excels in a team environment, who demonstrates reliability, positivity, flexibility and makes an active contribution when working with others
  • have the core values of honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • have excellent written/report writing skills with the capability to develop as a technical author
  • be able to communicate complex technical and strategic aspects of electricity networks to our clients with comprehension, clarity and brevity


Qualifications & Professional Experience

You will:

  • be in the process of achieving chartership (or have already achieved C.Eng status)
  • at least 3 years’ post graduate professional experience
  • an Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in electrical and electronic engineering (with a focus on power engineering subject areas)



About Threepwood Consulting

We are a growing and industry respected power engineering consultancy with a mission to improve the performance of electricity networks for our clients in the UK and overseas.

Our team of Consultants are widely known for their considerable knowledge, capability, and experience of managing electricity transmission and distribution networks and assets. This has been gained from first-hand experience of working within or consulting for electricity network operators.

Our clients are: owners and operators of electricity networks (licensed public networks and private networks), energy trade associations, generators, renewable energy companies and manufacturers.

Next Steps

If you have what it takes to work in a small close-knit consultancy business and the thought of having a real immediate impact excites you then please email a CV for the role to

Closing date for applications:  2022

We kindly ask recruitment agencies not to contact us. 

What we offer

  • Highly competitive package
  • Encouragement to develop skills and gain further qualifications
  • Working with highly qualified, experienced colleagues and an impressive portfolio of clients
  • Friendly, honest, team working ethic
  • Inclusive and supportive working environment
  • Home based
  • Group Private Medical Insurance cover


Email or post us a copy of your CV (See Contact Us). We will respond to every genuine enquiry. Please contact us if you are interested in joining Threepwood.

Let us make a difference

We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and our reputation which means our name is respected by engineers near and far. If you would like our help, don’t hesitate to contact us – it costs nothing to talk.