Electrical Approvals Engineer

Probe UK
03 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:

A vacancy, reporting to the Development Manager has arisen in the R&D department for an experienced Electrical Approvals Engineer, with an engineering bias.

This is a great opportunity within clients centre of excellence, which is privately owned, with operations in 20 countries.

They currently have a number of patents and world first and are committed to continuous product development on a concurrent engineering basis.

Familiarity with either pressure vessels, process pipelines, pumps, valves, heat exchangers would be an advantage.

Alternative industries will be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

Preparation of documentation, testing and project management of all electrical approvals with various international agencies including:

  • Hazardous area approvals e.g. ATEX, IECEx, cFMus
  • Electrical approvals e.g. LVD

Work in cooperation with Electrical Approvals Engineers within the rest of the group as required for joint development projects.

Secondary Duties:

Support a team with the approval process including:

  • Safety approved systems (SIL)
  • Metrology

Wide ranging support to the R&D department in the research, testing and development of clients products.

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of a Degree in a relevant engineering subject from an accredited University or substantial experience in lieu
  • Experience in the hazardous area approvals process for electrical equipment according to ATEX, FM, CSA, IECEx and NEPSI requirements is desirable - though experience in other areas of electrical standards compliance may be applicable
  • Good working knowledge of the relevant standards
  • Relevant industry knowledge advantageous
  • Knowledge of EMC approvals process would be advantageous
  • EU passport and willingness to travel occasionally

Personal Characteristics:

  • High degree of self-motivation and ability to work in a highly organized and logical manner under minimum supervision within a multi-disciplined team
  • Strong attention to detail - especially in documentation, standards and testing
  • Willingness to take responsibility for approvals and their content
  • Ability to multi-task and manage approval projects

Salary / Package:

  • Circa £40,000, dependant on experience
  • Bonus £5,000 per year
  • Free life assurance
  • Private medical insurance

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Leicester, Peterborough, Rugby, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Banbury, Market Harborough, St Neots

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