Power Earthing & Lightning Protection - Graduate

Posting Date:  19-Mar-2023
City:  Pontyclun

Pontyclun, GB, CF72 9AG

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Green Energy Solutions
Level of experience:  Entry Level

RINA is currently recruiting for a Power Earthing & Lightning Protection - Graduate to join its office in Pontyclun within the Green Energy Solutions Division.


We are on the lookout for a Graduate Electrical Engineer to join our Power / Earthing & Lightning Protection Unit in Pontyclun.  

The purpose of the role is to support the E&LP team in servicing their client base, providing solutions to earthing & lightning protection projects across diverse sectors, which will involve frequent travel to client substation locations throughout the UK.

RINA offers a Graduate programme to ensure your continued professional development, alongside regular salary increases to reflect success within the scheme. 


What you will do

This role will enable you to develop the skills required to undertake: 

•    Site based electrical testing and inspection of earthing systems at substations, power stations, renewable energy projects, etc.
•    Analysis of data gathered on site.
•    Design of earthing systems for new HV infrastructure projects.
•    Computer simulation of earthing systems and completion of safety assessments.
•    Dealing with RINA clients to request technical input data, communicate outputs and resolve queries.
•    Preparation of reports to required quality standards. 

Qualifications & Skills required


•   BEng in Electrical Engineering 

•    Able and willing to attend client sites at various locations around the UK to perform physical demanding earth testing work

•    Willing to stay away from home for short periods, e.g. 2 to 4 nights per week, while carrying out site testing


•   MEng in Electrical Engineering

•    Use of AutoCAD or other CAD software.

Additional Information

Please note that this role requires the successful applicant to be able to commence employment between January and May 2023, so will likely suit a Graduate of 2022 or earlier who has yet to secure a suitable opportunity.

Applicants will only be considered from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.#LI-CB2


With over 4,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.