Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£45,000 - £50,000 per annum



Job Description

Our client is looking to employ a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to become part of their company on a permanent basis.
Reporting to a Regional Design Manager, the right candidate will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed electrical design deliverables on combined process/mechanical/electrical schemes, predominantly in the water industry on infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects, as part of AMP7, and providing an overall design package to the Project Manager.

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
• An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
• Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
• Commercial and contractual awareness
• Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
• Self-motivation
• Be able to organise yourself and others workload
• Be proactive in your approach
• An excellent communicator
• A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
• Experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage
• Experience with AMTECH
• Be able to generate electrical installation packs including but not limited to cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules
• Generate control philosophies, URS and FDS documents (where applicable) to client briefs and specifications
• Use of proprietary software to generate lighting design

What you’ll be doing day to day
• Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel. A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions
• Working alongside the Design Manager/senior designer (team lead) and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
• To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
• To provide outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel
• To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s
• Liaison with client’s engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
• Attend internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings

Minimum Experience Needed:
• Demonstratable experience as an electrical design engineer in a lead role or significant demonstratable experience as an electrical design engineer
• Demonstratable experience with water and sewage treatment processes
• Demonstratable commercial and contractual awareness
• Computer literacy, including experience with Microsoft Suite and AutoCAD/AMTECH
• Demonstratable experience generating electrical installation packs including cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules etc.
• Demonstratable experience generating control philosophies, URS and FDS documents to client briefs and specifications
• Demonstratable experience generating lighting design

Qualifications Needed:
• Industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng/NVQ or equivalent or significant demonstratable electrical design engineer experience in a lead role with a main/leading contractor

If rate of pay is a sliding scale what is needed to get to the top amount:
• Significant demonstratable experience as a lead electrical design engineer with a main/leading contractor
• Significant demonstratable experience with water and sewage treatment processes
• Significant demonstratable experience with AutoCAD and AMTECH
• Significant demonstratable experience generating deliverables outlined in the minimum experience section
• Further qualifications related to Industry applicable electrical subjects, or professional membership with a relevant body
• Experience with all points outlined in the job description

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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