Electrical Engineer

Fort William, UK
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Engineer at Lochaber Smelter. Role Description The primary purpose of the Electrical Engineer is to ensure the safe operation and maintenance of the smelter's electrical distribution system, in line with the company directives (Hazardous Energy Control, Electrical safety, Arc Flash etc.) and national standards and legislation. Key Accountabilities Include: Develop / assist in developing and maintaining the safe operational and maintenance systems/procedures for the smelters HV and LV voltage electrical distribution system. All operational switching, controlling and supervising work on the sites HV and LV networks. Ensuring the above meet the requirements of company directives, UK legislation and the company insurers & that best practice is understood by the various departments affected by these changes. Implementation of change is done with the consent of the various stakeholders, also by using external resources. Manage a wide range of electrically biased engineering projects, from the idea definition stage, through the design, manufacture, installation, test, commissioning and closeout phases. Working closely with the production departments to meet their quality, safety, schedule and budget requirements for the projects. Ability to carry out system analysis inclusive of load flow, short circuit & protection grading. Responsible for the development and updating of internal electrically orientated engineering standards ensuring best practices are implemented and standards comply with legislation changes Introduction of improved standards to existing equipment, ensuring documentation such as drawings are updated and readily accessible by the relevant personnel Engineering Support for: Operations, and Maintenance Technical Assist in the development, implementation and updating of company directives such as: Hazardous energy control, Arc Flash analysis etc. The successful candidate will have: Degree qualification in Electrical Engineer essential (Chartered status desirable) Knowledge of HV systems, Power Generation and Conversion would be advantageous Experience of Microsoft Dynamics (or other CMMS software) and good computer literacy in generic Microsoft products A continuous improvement mind-set with strong communication and influencing skills, team focus and analytical skills. Experience of COMAH, HAZOP studies & lean six sigma is desirable Experience with ETAP - Power System analysis software is desirable. *** No Recruitment Agencies Please ***
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