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ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

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The company are an established business within the Switchgear industry.

QUALIFICATIONS

Time Served Apprenticeship with a HNC in Electrical Engineering, or an experienced degree qualified candidate


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (ESSENTIAL)

A minimum of three years' experience in a relevant environment preparing and submitting detailed design specifications.

A sound working knowledge of electrical power engineering design principles, with the ability to identify safe optimum technical solutions.

Proven track record in the design of high value projects, with evidence of designing to specific customer specifications.

A strong and demonstrable commercial awareness coupled with an ability to closely identify opportunities to maximize return while ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

Clear, structured and analytical thinking with excellent communication and management skills together with strong attention to detail. The ability to manage the design of a number of projects simultaneously will be essential.

Ability to prepare design documents, based on best practice.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (DESIRABLE)

A good understanding of the IT systems required to support the design process and associated activities.

RESPONSIBILE FOR:
Responsible for supporting the Engineering Department in new product development and providing electrical engineering support of switchgear for railway electrification and other industries.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely with the client to produce drawings, specifications and reports of a high accuracy and standard.

Use of AutoCAD to produce circuit diagrams, layouts, detailed drawings and wiring schedules as necessary.

Apply relevant electrical theory to carry out fault and protection grading studies, protection settings, etc. to develop and verify your designs and reports.

Be familiar with SCADA and PLC hardware and software concepts and have a willingness to develop a PLC software design role.

Responsible for preparing the construction file for issue to the manufacturing team, which would include all drawings, schedules, build manuals and equipment details.

Product design, including; equipment layouts, arrangements & technical specifications, single line diagrams, PLC system specifications.

Interface design drawings, multicore cable schedules, production of termination drawings and associated information.

System analysis activities, including load flow and fault studies.

Protection system design and analysis, including fault and grading studies.

AC & DC Auxiliary Supply design.

Current and Voltage Transformer requirements.

Following rigorous change control procedures.

Ensuring all relevant specifications and standards are adhered to.

Attending kick off meetings, design reviews and performance meetings.

Managing all engineering activities associated with each project i.e. design, development, materials, procurement, implementation, commissioning and final handover.

Managing follow-on engineering issues i.e. Technical Queries (TQ's) and Engineering Queries (EQ's).

Complete technical close-out to allow commercial completion.

£30 - 35k

East Sussex

There are no specialist Health & Safety issues related to this role.

Permanent (unless otherwise stated in the job title above).

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