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Get to know Sophie's desk: Electrification, Power and Overhead Line

Electrification of the UK’s rail network is only going to develop further over the next ten years. The electrification of key routes of the railway will result in faster, greener, quieter and more reliable journeys for thousands of passengers.

Our government is dedicated to investing in an electrification programme which shall renovate the rail, providing Britain with a sustainable and ‘world class’ transportation network. This shall support the economic growth of our cities and towns; improving services and bringing more seats on trains, as well as improving the reliability of some of the UK’s busiest routes. As a result, the demand for engineering specialists is extremely high.

We work with engineering consultancies and contractors who are constantly winning work on the most notable Electrification projects within the UK of the present and future.

These include:
  • Great Western Electrification Programme (GWEP)
  • Midland Mainline Electrification (MMLE)
  • North West Electrification
  • Crossrail Project
  • Transpennine Electrification
  • Oxfordshire Corridor
  • High Speed 2 (HS2) 
These rail engineering consultancies and contractors are constantly looking for talented engineers to join them working on these projects involved in the Design, Project Engineering, Project Management, Construction Supervisors/ Managers and Site Mangers for projects across the whole of the UK:
  • Overhead Line (OLE)
  • Electrification and Power (E and P)
  • Traction Power
  • ETE
  • Mechanical and Electrical rail 
Working with you and our clients, I am dedicated to assisting you find your next career opportunity. Either as a contractor or permanent employee we will discuss which company would be the best fit for you – supporting your applications and offering advice where required.

I am always interested in talking to engineers at all levels; permanent or contract, from Graduates to Associate Directors.

For a confidential discussion, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 01732 455300 or email

Sophie Kick
Senior Recruitment Consultant