Electrical Design Engineer

Insight Engineering Limited
12 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of an Electrical Design Engineer will require the individual to undertake the following: Key Acountabilities: • To be responsible for technical design and controlling projects • To meet customer requirements within agreed timescales and acceptable cost parameters • To take responsibility for site engineers, monitor their progress and quality of work • To work with customers and to develop a good working relationships with Clients • Identify sales opportunities both within existing contracts and as new Business • To aid Sales Staff in the preliminary design / determination of projects at Tender stage • Interpret a client’s requirement in the basic and main design phase of application, and develop, design and customise electrical control systems and circuits to function specifications that meet the customer needs • Be responsible for producing drawing packages including panel design and control circuitry ensuring compliance throughout the development of assigned projects with all relevant specifications, standards and safety regulations • Liaise with other departments and provide technical support and assistance to sales, manufacturing and commissioning phases with occasional site visits to clients premises • Work to appropriate schedules delivering software and hardware content of projects for manufacture, and attend regular project progress meetings to report on status Job Design • Review the contract file on receipt and inform the Project Manager of any anomalies • Work with the Project Manager and Engineering Manager to efficiently and professionally execute the project • Attend formal/informal contract review meeting with client • Design systems to industry and particular specifications incorporating the company standards and customer requirements, including all design calculations. • Issuing design package to customer for approval • Produce final component list and issue for purchasing • Confirm design approval with clients • Update drawings to client comments • Maintain daily contact with the Project Manager regarding job progress • Understanding, interpreting and responding to the needs of other engineering disciplines such as mechanical, process and civil. • Production of electrical, control and instrumentation design documentation and drawings including: • Single line diagrams • Load schedules • Block Cable diagrams • Control philosophies • Instrument schedules • Control system & communications block diagrams Variation Evaluation • Follow Quality Assurance procedures analyse the effects of client changes / omissions / errors and assess the impact on the project leading to the preparation of Variation Evolutions • Review and confirm effect of Evaluation on factory personnel for costing purposes • Review and confirm price of Variation Evaluation with Project Manager / Engineering Manager Miscellaneous • Attend Contract Cost Review Meetings • Ensure that all documentation is supplied to contract terms • Co-ordinate delivery, erection and commissioning • Check other Engineer’s drawings for accuracy • Undertake site surveys of existing installations Competencies Required: • A relevant degree qualification or technical apprenticeship that proves a solid foundation in the principals of Electrical engineering, or a minimum of 3yrs electrical design experience in a similar organisation • An ability to identify and evaluate new technologies that will enhance the competitiveness of our products and to keep informed of best practices throughout the manufacturing / electronic industry • Ability and experience of creating electrical layouts and schematic drawings • Good problem solving and diagnostic skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work both as part of a team as well as independently under your own initiative • Adaptable to change and is innovative in seeking solutions • Ability to design multiple projects