Electrical Design Engineer

Optima UK Inc Ltd
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title Electrical Design Engineer Location Leicestershire The Role Create high quality accurate engineering drawings, calculations and associated documentation along with providing comprehensive assistance to all users of this output In More detail: * Generation of Electrical system designs, based on selected concepts/scheme drawings with increased level of detail taking into account 3rd party interfaces, operational impacts, homogeneous systems, safety systems, system architecture and equipment processes. * Generation of Electrical design and installation drawings: * Equipment arrangement drawings and part lists * Block interface drawings, end connection drawings, cable schedules, electrical power and distribution drawings. * Supporting cable calculations. * Generation of Electrical design control panel drawings: * Equipment arrangement drawings and bill of materials. * Electrical Schematics and terminal arrangements. * Supporting calculations and equipment selections. * Assist with control panel CE marking, O&M manuals and technical records register. * Site surveys in support to the above activities. * Site support during installation and commissioning phases, office or site, day or night. * Monitor and report progress against the agreed programme. * Identify to the Lead Engineer any variation to the agreed scope of work. Advise on cost and programme impact and gain approval before initiating the variation. * Ensure that all related processes and procedures particularly with regards to the review and issue of engineering output are followed. * Project close out, ensuring all "as built" drawings and test records are received from site. The Candidate * HNC or above in Electrical Engineering * Have a good knowledge and understanding of electrical engineering for medium and low voltage power distribution, instrumentation and related cabling, panel design for motor starters and PLC Systems * Have the ability to produce high quality accurate engineering drawings, including * System design * Detailed system design * Have a thorough working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical * Have a thorough working knowledge of AutoCAD 2D * Generation of technical specifications, installation specifications, reports and calculations * Testing and commissioning at the customers or sub-contractors site * Have a good knowledge and understanding of PLC Equipment for plant control * Be capable of demonstrating a structured approach to justifying key engineering decisions * Have the ability to perform accurate site surveys * Ability to create O&M manuals, Health and Safety files necessary for final handover * Interfacing of control solutions Client Overview A market leading engineering service company working on Contracts in the UK and overseas that provide solutions and-sector capability that helps their customers to focus on improving services at a reduced cost and increased efficiency through specialist engineering skills to customers