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Senior Hardware / Electrical Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Cale Phillips

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 090

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

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Senior Hardware / Electrical Engineer - Energy - Staffordshire

Permanent - Salary negotiable + Flexible working 

Job will require travel with the possibility of some short periods away at customer sites carrying out the surveys and designing solutions collaboratively with the client. Sites include: North Wales, Yorkshire and Scotland.

Main duties:

I am looking for experienced engineers to perform all aspects of E,C & I design and implementation. This will involve designing electrical and control systems primarily focused on cabling, MCCs, Drives & Controls, Switchgear, PLC's and related EC & I equipment within the thermal and hydropower generation sector and Electrical and Control Systems for the Transmission and Distribution Sector.

Skills/experience required and preferred:

Competence in designing electrical control panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), I/O Comms cards, UPS's and/or Transmission and Distribution Substation Control and protection equipment. etc

Competence in design of electrical cabling (power and C & I) and containment systems, including surveying and identifying routes, cable calculations for sizing and earthing/protection and assisting with procurement by production of tender enquiries and tender return assessments.

Ability to interpret Customers specifications and develop solutions to fulfil those requirements and prepare suitable documentation and drawings to convey design intent.

Educated to at least degree level in relevant subject or HND with additional experience of at least 5 years post-graduate experience or 6 years post HND experience on successful project implementation in the above areas of expertise

AutoCAD experience

Ability to lead, mentor and develop engineers and technicians

Good understanding of BS7671 IEE 18th Edition Wiring Regs

Understanding of IEC BS EN 60439-1,Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies

Awareness of /understanding of DSEAR Regulations and Hazardous area applications.


25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Flexible working


Life assurance policy

Private health care

Lifestyle screening

Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered