Electrical Engineer

Recruiter
Technique Recruitment Solutions
Location
Great Yarmouth
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: 34-44k
Electrical Engineer
Role Summary
The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the technical aspects of projects assigned to them, and achieving completion of allocated projects on time, to specification, within budget, and with maximum focus on the operation, safety, and reliability of the equipment which is manufactured.
Overall, they are to ensure customer satisfaction for the electrical services and equipment supplied to the customer.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
General
• Representing us as a leading supplier of electrical equipment / installation / maintenance services.
• Look after the company’s interests at all times.
• Maintain strict confidentiality on all matters relating to company business.
• Work in accordance with our Approval Matrix for sign off levels.
Technical
• Prepare technical proposals, cost and labour estimates, and provide support to the Capital, Proposals, E&I, Services, and Procurement departments.
• Contribute to and assist with the generation of company technical standards/templates and ensure their correct use throughout the business. These standards will ensure that straightforward calculations and technical documents are consistent and correct throughout the company.
• Develop and propose design and maintenance concepts
• Ensure that technical lessons are learned where relevant by preparing, checking, and distributing Technical Bulletins.
• Assist and mentor Junior Electrical Engineers as & when required.
• Work with both international and company standards and procedures to assure the quality of products, systems, and installations provided by us for electrical equipment
• Maintain professional and technical knowledge through Continuous Professional Development (CPD) i.e. by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications & standards, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Operational
• Design of LV Switchgear, PLC Control Systems, Electrical Control Panels, & Electrical Installations in accordance with legal obligations, the project specifications, and any / all relevant engineering specifications pertinent to the equipment being designed.
• Ensure that any/all electrical technical specifications are interpreted and implemented correctly in the equipment specification, design drawings, and documentation, ensuring compliance with the necessary directives/standards.
• Generate electrical BOMs and ensure that the procurement of electrical components, materials, enclosures, and services is carried out in accordance with project technical and quality requirements.
• Ensure that all technical design information is made available to the CAD Office in time to allow preparation and checking of drawings to be completed on schedule, and at maximum efficiency.
• Prepare and validate IS loop calculations and hazardous area schedules to ensure that the electrical circuitry is safe and installed in accordance with the relevant hazardous area specifications.
• Prepare and validate cable calculations & cable schedules for site installations ensuring adherence to the applicable standards whilst also ensuring that all electrical installation work is carried out in accordance with the design principles of the EMC directive in mind.
• In accordance with the Design Review Process, carry out technical evaluation of electrical elements of allocated projects, identify problem areas and deviations, and ensure all matters are discussed with customers’ engineers and clarified in order to avoid delays.
• Generate, or assist project engineers with, the preparation of Factory Acceptance Test procedures & provide on-the-job support during functional testing of the equipment.
Contracts
• Represent us in front of customers where electrical technical input is likely to be required and offer support during contract meetings with customer’s engineers as required.
• Manage electrical project activities to achieve agreed project milestones liaising with all necessary departments, the customers’ engineers, customer inspectors, suppliers, and sub-contractors where appropriate.
• Maintain a watching brief on equipment design to ensure cost efficiency and compliance with contract specifications.
• Maintain a watching brief on the electrical assembly of the equipment and find solutions on day-to-day problems, should they arise.
Technical Knowledge and Skills
Education – Essential
• Level 4 qualification in Electrical / Electronic Engineering (or approved Apprenticeship / equivalent).
• Ex Foundation Course or demonstrable knowledge.
Experience (Essential)
• Held / holds a similar position in a similar engineering environment, with a proven record of on-time project and site delivery.
• A working knowledge of the main engineering standards applicable to our core electrical products such as BS 7671 (or IEC 60364), IEC 60079 (series), & IEC 61439.
• Be able to work under pressure and respond to the demands of a high and varied workload.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software (& Adobe Acrobat (PDF)

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