Lead Hardware/Electrical

Posted 26 January 2024
Salary Market related
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Telecoms
Contact NameAnn-Marie Kelley

Job description

Lead Hardware/Electrical
Our client, has been a leader in advanced system integration for decades, focusing on operational technology and digital transformation. Their commitment to continuous innovation drives them to optimise efficiency and deliver performance on a massive scale. Working in highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, we have successfully delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables, and manufacturing.
We are currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced engineers to join our Nuclear team. The role involves performing all aspects of E, C & I design and implementation, with a focus on PLC-based control panels, cabling, MCCs, Drives & Controls, Switchgear, and related EC & I equipment, primarily within the nuclear sector. The position requires the ability to undertake site surveys, develop electrical engineering solutions, and collaborate with customers on Control panel designs. Travel is involved, with the possibility of short periods away at customer sites.
This role is ideal for someone with a good grounding in at least one of the following areas:
·Electrical Engineering
·Control Panel Design and Build
·E & I Installation
We seek individuals who enjoy working in an engineering environment, are keen to engage in all aspects of a project, and are eager to learn and develop new skills as part of our experienced and committed team.
Summary of Role:
·Lead and drive the project team.
·Review and approve designs developed by the team.
·Ensure compliance of the team to agreed procedures/methods and standards.
·Interpret and verify customer-supplied data, specifications, and drawings.
·Lead/Produce system designs from customer-supplied information.
·Lead the creation/modification of Design Packs, including system drawings, general arrangements, schematics & wiring diagrams, site cable drawings, etc.
·Produce client design documentation and test documentation.
·Producing all necessary documentation to support the production of systems.
·Lead site surveys and assist in the preparation of Health and Safety Documentation.
·Support Site acceptance testing/commissioning.
·Support the production of tender documents and cost estimates.
Essential Skills:
·Experience/competency in control systems within the nuclear market (or regulated industry).
·Experience/competency in field cabling systems (P, Inst, Contr and comms).
·Experience/competency in control panel design incorporating PLC, I/O, Comms cards, UPS's etc.
·Educated to at least degree level in a relevant subject or HND with additional experience.
·Computer literate with Word, AutoCAD, and Excel experience.
·Methodical approach to the interpretation of customer requirements.
·Understanding of Full Project Lifecycle.
·Hold a current full driving license (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK).
·Willing to develop/mentor junior engineers, lead their professional progression while peer-reviewing work.
Desirable Skills:
·Specialist/extended knowledge or experience in ONE of the following (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider).
·Experience in Motor Control Centres - Specification, procurement, installation, etc.
·Awareness/understanding of DSEAR Regulations and Hazardous area applications.
·Awareness/understanding of Functional Safety (IEC 61508/61511).
·Site Installation and Commissioning experience of control systems.
·Good understanding of BS7671 IEE 18th Edition Wiring Regs.
·Ability to work to deadlines and budgets.
·Familiarity with Databases.
·Willing to undertake Security clearance checks due to the sensitive nature of some elements of the work.
Personal Qualities:
·Natural Leader.
·Ability to lead/work as part of a team.
·Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
·Excellent communication skills.
·Flexibility in methods of working.
In return, our client offers the following benefits to permanent employees:
·25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
·Flexible Hybrid working.
·Life assurance policy.
·Private health care.
·Lifestyle screening.
·Salary sacrifice programme.
·Mental health assistance programme.
·Cycle to work scheme.
·Green car scheme.
·Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) with professional memberships fees covered.
For more information, or if you think this is the right role for you, but the pay is not, please call Ann-Marie at Carrington West on 02394314916