Electrical Design Engineer
Manchester
TH110724EDE
Manufacturing, Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Electrical Design

Speciality: AutoCAD, Switchgear

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £38000 - £41000 (negotiable)

Benefits: Excellent benefits package

Apply by: 16/08/2024

Min Experience: 2 years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Our client is a leading international provider of electrical switchgear and power engineering solutions for the marine, oil & gas, healthcare, education, transport, defence and energy sectors. Having secured several new contracts they are recruiting for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join an established team in their north west regional office.

 

The Position

As the Electrical Design Engineer, you will be a key part of their design department, responsible for developing bespoke solutions for HV and LV switchgear engineering projects. Your tasks will include

  • Developing electrical design concepts using the necessary tools and programs (AutoCAD)
  • Prepare concepts and electrical solutions for switchgear projects up to 11kV based on customer specifications and in accordance with applicable standards
  • Layout and configuration of switchgear and switchboards follow design processes developed by the company
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret customer drawings/specifications, and define the layout and configuration of switchgear and switchboards
  • To design parts and assemblies while meeting cost and quality targets. Explore and evaluate alternate solutions
  • Collaborate with the mechanical design engineer on certain projects
  • Support Test Department to ensure designs meet with client specifications
  • Preparing the documentations for the PM to issue to the client / production department
  • Provide support to the project management team from concept, quoting through to producing final ‘as built’ documentation.

 

The Person

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in design of switchgear projects (Experience in Medium Voltage Switchgears will be plus)
  • Ability to create technical CAD drawings using industry leading software systems
  • Detailed, proactive and solutions orientated Analytical mindset with strong planning and self-learning skills
  • Ability to work with different projects at the same time and prioritise work according to changing demands of the department
  • Modbus and TCP/IP communications protocols, and RS-485 and Ethernet interfaces o Application of power circuit monitoring equipment
  • Application of protective relaying, including over/under voltage, phase loss, frequency, G99, and sync check
  • Application of Automatic Changeover Circuits for Circuit Breakers (ACB’s, MCCB’s)
  • MV protection relays

 

The Benefits

An impressive benefits package, including

  • A competitive salary
  • Annual performance-related bonus scheme and pay reviews
  • Bespoke training and career development opportunities including professional qualifications and accreditation
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Sick pay scheme for those days you need to rest and recover
  • Commission scheme for engineers generating new enquiries
  • Free Parking

 

Apex Resourcing Solutions is an employment agency acting on behalf of this company

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in design of switchgear projects (Experience in Medium Voltage Switchgears will be plus)
  • Ability to create technical CAD drawings using industry leading software systems
  • Detailed, proactive and solutions orientated Analytical mindset with strong planning and self-learning skills
  • Ability to work with different projects at the same time and prioritise work according to changing demands of the department
  • Modbus and TCP/IP communications protocols, and RS-485 and Ethernet interfaces o Application of power circuit monitoring equipment
  • Application of protective relaying, including over/under voltage, phase loss, frequency, G99, and sync check
  • Application of Automatic Changeover Circuits for Circuit Breakers (ACB’s, MCCB’s)
  • MV protection relays

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing electrical design concepts using the necessary tools and programs (AutoCAD)
  • Prepare concepts and electrical solutions for switchgear projects up to 11kV based on customer specifications and in accordance with applicable standards
  • Layout and configuration of switchgear and switchboards follow design processes developed by R&B Switchgear Group
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret customer drawings/specifications, and define the layout and configuration of switchgear and switchboards
  • To design parts and assemblies while meeting cost and quality targets. Explore and evaluate alternate solutions
  • Collaborate with the mechanical design engineer on certain projects
  • Support Test Department to ensure designs meet with client specifications
  • Preparing the documentations for the PM to issue to the client / production department
  • Provide support to the project management team from concept + quoting through to producing final ‘as built’ documentation.

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