Electrical Design Manager

SF Group
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical Design Manager

The successful candidate will have an engineering background and a ‘hands on, can do’ approach in related project experience from concept through to production both individually and as part of a team.

This role may include the opportunity for travel throughout the UK.

To be successful, you will have a strong electrical engineering background, with a good understanding of power generation (this is key). You will be electrically qualified (Pref min HNC) and have proven experience of project implementation in the field of power generation.


Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Designing electrical control systems and switch gear primarily for the Power Generation Industry
  • Working from client specifications and implementing into control system designs
  • Creating a full Bill of Materials for controls equipment and site packages
  • Creating panel General arrangement diagrams
  • Liaising regularly with the Design Manager and Project Managers to ensure projects are on track and within budget
  • Provide assistance to the Production team and Site Services Engineers

The candidate requirements:

  • Be suitably electrically qualified, ideally with a design qualification to carry out their duties
  • Have knowledge in the Power Generation Industry i.e. both Diesel and Gas Generators, their respective control systems and applications (in particular set to set and set to mains synchronisation)
  • Have a good understanding of electrical control systems
  • Have knowledge in the Power Generation Industry and familiarity with COMAP, DSE, DEIF and PLC would be advantageous
  • Computer literate, working knowledge of power generation industry
  • Commercial and financial awareness
  • Capable of controlling projects/work packages
  • Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently
  • Ability to travel UK
  • Valid Driving Licence

On offer to the successful candidate is the ability to work for a true market leader in their field, with a fantastic financial package, with a great opportunity to progress your career.

£40,000 - £50,000 Basic Salary + Pension + Health Plan + Very competitive package.