Senior Electrical Engineer

£35000-47000 per annum
11 Apr 2012
09 May 2012
Chris Wright
Full Time
Contract Type
Our client, a renowned global engineering consultancy, is currently seeking a progressive and imaginative individual to join its team. This is a superb chance to join an award-winning company, recognised as one of the best large employers in the UK.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, your main duties and responsibilities will be to provide a technical lead to the electrical and ICA design of water and wastewater schemes located both in the UK and overseas. This will include working in multidisciplinary teams of civil, mechanical, process and electrical/ICA engineers.

Your typical duties will include:
-Preparation of, or supervision of preparation of, drawings for plant general arrangements, power single line diagrams, cable block diagrams, instrumentation loop diagrams, P&IDs, control system architecture drawings, and cable, instrument and I/O schedules
-Production of documentation, including user requirement specifications/control philosophies, tender documentation including particular electrical and ICA specifications, schedules of prices and engineer's estimates
-Attending factory and site acceptance tests
-Provision of technical advice and guidance
-Coordinating electrical resources and assisting in the development of the electrical team
-Providing input to bids and project manage appropriate projects

You will be a chartered Electrical Engineer with relevant electrical and ICA experience, specifically in the water, wastewater or related process industries, ideally gained within a consultancy. You will:
-Be experienced in design at a detail "for construction" level
-Be able to lead the design team to deliver detailed design schemes within set timescales
-Have experience of project managing MEICA schemes
-Be able to assist and support graduate engineers with their professional development and learning
-Have excellent technical knowledge and be able to advise other disciplines
-Be able to demonstrate broad experience in LV and MV distribution systems, motor control centres/control panels, electrical installation, PLC's control system networking, SCADA and telemetry systems
-Be able to write and deliver technical specifications, control philosophies and schedules
-Be proficient in the use of Amtech or similar software package for carrying out detailed cable calculations
-Have good interpersonal skills
-Hold a valid UK driving licence
-Demonstrate continuing maintenance of professional development and knowledge of current and emerging technical solutions

Our client can provide excellent opportunities for professional development as well as a range of exciting benefits such as a performance pay scheme and contributory pension. When applying for this role please ensure that you attach your CV in Word format including your full contact details and postal address. Failure to provide this information will significantly hinder our ability to assist you.