Senior Electrical Engineer - Water Industry

Recruiter
Amey Group Services Ltd
Location
Gateshead
Salary
35000 - 49999
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What is the purpose of this role?

We have a vacancy for a committed, self-motivated, conscientious electrical design engineer to join our multidiscipline Design department.

The candidate will deliver the electrical design content of water industry projects, primarily from our Gateshead office, covering a number of major water utility company sites.

This will include the delivery of the electrical design for water projects at all stages, from feasibility and optioneering, through to detailed designs for construction. The duties will range from surveying and reporting on existing installations, to production of electrical design packages for handover to our Construction team, including writing the works information documentation and site reports where required.

The candidate will be responsible for the production of block cable diagrams, MCC specifications, equipment specifications, installation specifications, loop diagrams, motor interconnection diagrams, cable calculations, reviewing schematic diagrams from MCC suppliers, including production of reports and works information packages.

What are we looking for?

Covering a varied scope of works on both clean and dirty water sites. The ideal candidate will fulfil:- Develop effective concept design solutions that are consistent with the project brief.- Process projects through preliminary and detailed design with particular emphasis on client requirements and innovation.- Liaise with clients and ensure their requirements are effectively communicated to the team- Strong knowledge of BS7671 17th Edition Wiring Regulations.- Ability to produce electrical design drawings using AutoCAD 2D. - Production of equipment and installation specifications.- Familiar with the use of Amtech software for production of cable calculations. - A good working knowledge of sewage and clean water processes.- Knowledge of LV power distribution, motor control centres, instrumentation, motors, etc. associated with the water industry.- The ability to undertake site surveys and develop good practical engineering solutions.- The ability to think outside of what has been considered to give Amey the edge in providing solutions.- Production of Design Hazard Risk Assessments and Pre construction Information (part of the Health and Safety documentation), using Microsoft word and excel.- Be able to estimate working hours required at the beginning of a job to assist with preparing cost plan estimates- To be able to run with numerous small projects at once.- A team player and communicator who can take a design from start to finish including site support to our project managers and construction team whilst working on his or her own initiative. - Position will involve travelling and the occasional overnight stays.- Must have a driving licence.