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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Management & Executive, Project Supervision & Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    South West Recruitment Team

  • Contact email:

    cvbristol@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Elec Design Engineer_1624882033

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    ongoing/perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-28

  • Startdate:

    July/August 2021

  • Consultant:

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1st Step Solutions (M&E Recruitment Specialists)

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a national PLC company for the following role.

Required: Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Warrington

Contract status: Permanent & full time

An opportunity has arisen for a Electrical Design Engineer based in Warrington. You will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables together with tender stage design on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil schemes in the water industry.

The employer work in partnership and collaboration with customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Their specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill - from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants. Providing services from feasibility and design, to construction and handover. Their Water business provides 'Full Asset Lifecycle Thinking' across projects, in both the clean and wastewater environments. Always ensuring they are supporting customers with innovative outcome-based solutions and an exceptional experience. They currently deliver infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for 10 of the largest national water sector companies.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • Ascertaining Clients' requirements through reference to their specification documents and visiting sites with their nominated personnel. A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions
  • Working alongside the Design Manager and team, the Project Manager and delivery team to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • To prepare and review detailed electrical engineering solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel, working in a common data environment
  • To closely coordinate electrical design production between the in house design team, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers
  • Liaison with client's engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
  • Attend internal and external design reviews (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
  • Mentor and guide developing engineers within the team

The experience the employer are looking for in a candidate

  • Experience with AMTECH
  • Generation of electrical installation packs including but not limited to cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules
  • Generation of control philosophies, URS and FDS documents (where applicable) to client briefs and specifications
  • Use of proprietary software to generate lighting design
  • Selection and appraisal of suppliers and their design submissions
  • Preparation of documentation in accordance with the CDM regulations
  • Identification of any temporary works requirements of the electrical design
  • Co-ordination of design at all stages
  • Possess an industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng in an electrical discipline
  • Chartered or pursuing chartership with 5+ years' experience within the water industry
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft and Google packages (experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage)
  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes and the equipment / system requirements
  • Commercial and contractual awareness

What the employer can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

How do you apply?

Please submit your CV or alternatively you can contact Ralph Preston in our Bristol office on 01173326633

If you do not hear from us within 10 working days, then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, we may keep your details on file for any future suitable vacancies and contact you accordingly.