Principal Electrical Engineer

4 Resourcing Ltd
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer to work for them ideally in a permanent staff role at their site near Middlesbrough. The ideal candidate will be educated to a degree level and be chartered (or working towards this).

Purpose of the Role

To produce, manage and deliver, Electrical engineering and design work for company projects under the direction of the Manager for Electrical, Instrumentation & Control.

You will be responsible for a range of staff including Electrical Design Engineers, other discipline engineers\designers, E&I CAD Operators, Technical Clerks, Document Controllers.

Pay Scale

Permanent - Dependent on experience plus benefits.

Key Skills & Qualification Requirements

Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred, Chartered status or prepared to work towards Chartered status. HNC qualification with a minimum of ten years’ experience would be considered.
Electrical engineering and design experience, principally within the chemical, petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, steel and/or power industries involving LV and MV switch boards, MCC’s, Power factor correction and the selection of equipment in Hazardous areas. Must have experience in LV, MV and HV design and cable calculations
Experienced in the use of engineering software and tools, including AutoCAD and Amtech power software. Knowledge of Smartplant electrical software would be an advantage.
Effective communication and time management
Ability to lead a team of engineers/draughtsmen
Ability to manage costs and schedule to tight budgets/deadlines

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for Safety and Environmental implications of electrical engineering design
Responsible for electrical design development in accordance with the project quality plan, and all applicable codes and legislation.
Production and/or checking of electrical calculations.
Generation and checking of equipment specifications, drawings and data sheets
Responsible for the management of change control during design.
Development and approval of all electrical engineering drawings and deliverables in accordance with company and client procedures.
Responsible for collation of design information
Selection and liaison with equipment suppliers
Investigate, develop and train others in new processes and design techniques
Manage small sized engineering projects
Act as the main client discipline liaison during project execution
Prepare electrical engineering person-hour estimates and manage discipline engineering budgets
Responsible for the quality of the electrical design and all related deliverables and documentation issued during project execution

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