Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Vertical Recruitment Limited
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a global multi-disciplinary engineering design consultancy, due the acquisition of several large-scale projects the Nuclear division is recruiting for a number of senior electrical building services engineers. Skills required include, low voltage (LV) power distribution system experience including various building services systems i.e. lighting, emergency lighting, fire alarm systems, security systems, UPS systems, etc.

The candidate shall have the ability to work independently and to take design through from concept stage to detailed design stage including support during construction stage into project close out stage. The candidate will be required to manage a small design team consisting of engineer and designer to deliver design package in line with the client requirements.

Typically, the following duties will be undertaken: -
- scope of work documents
- site survey reports
- technical specifications / user requirements specifications
- outline installation method statements
Provide input to programmes and quality plans
Prepare cable calculations (LV) in Amtech and carry out manual calculations including selection protective devices and discrimination studies,
Provide input into civil structural and architectural
Produce/supervise the production of civil electrical and instrumentation design documentation and check drawings including: -
- Equipment location / installation drawings
- Cable routing drawings
- Single line diagrams / block cable diagrams for electrical distribution system (LV) and other building services i.e. fire alarms,
- Earthing diagrams
- Lighting and small power Layout drawings
- Termination schedules/diagrams
Attendance at relevant project meetings and workshops
Presenting at HAZCONs
Attendance and presenting designs at single and multi-discipline design reviews
Produce minutes of meetings
Site surveys and production of survey notes
Occasional visits to site / client office will also be required.
Liaison with suppliers and stakeholders

Candidate specification:
Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline e.g. MEng, BEng, BSc, HND, HNC.
Proven ability in delivering engineering solutions.
Previous experience of similar role, undertaking duties as described above.
Understanding of the design process and experience in all stages of design (concept, preliminary through to detail design stage).
Evidence of having a sound working knowledge and experience of relevant standards (BS7671 essential) and legislation.
Self-motivated and capable of arranging own work, able to work with minimal supervision to meet challenging client deadlines.
Candidates must be eligible for security clearance (SC minimum).
Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), AutoCAD, Amtech (essential), Relux

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