Electrical Design Engineer

East Sussex
Up to £35/h
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Type

Electrical Design Engineer 
Our client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with An Electrical Design Engineer for our joint venture framework. As Electrical Design Engineer you will prepare, develop and check electrical designs to suit contract requirements. Ensure that EICA designs are deployed effectively, economically and in accordance with all appropriate regulations and specifications to allow the company to minimise risks and maximise profits on contracts. The projects will range from 11kV distribution to mA instrument signals. Provide design guidance and support to regional delivery teams. Represent the EICA design department at all levels within the business including client meetings. To provide low cost high quality Engineering Designs to allow the company to minimise risks and maximise sub-programme gain share. 

The individual projects are the design and construction of improvements to clean water and dirty water treatment plants, including pumping stations and sea outfalls. Individual projects within the programme will range in value from £250K up to £20M. 

You will report directly to the Design Lead and duties/responsibilities of the role will include:

• Provide design solutions that meet all of the requirements the Sub-Programme Mandates 
• Produce design documents which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be purchased, installed and commissioned effectively. The term ‘cost’ is to embrace all costs associated with the design and the subsequent construction of the design. To be cost effective the whole out turn cost of the design solution must be considered including design time costs, material costs, erection costs and any impact that the design solution might have on other disciplines 
• Ensure that standard designs and design practices are utilised wherever possible 
• Produce outline electrical, instrumentation and control design on contracts 
• Attend internal design meetings
• Liaise with other design disciplines 
• Liaise with Network Operating Companies (NOC's) 
• Carry out surveys at site visits 
• Attend design meetings with Clients 
• Review and approve/comment on sub-contractor designs 
• Gain approval of designs from Clients 
• Attend Factory Acceptance Tests at suppliers premises and produce reports 
• Ensure designs produced and those of sub-contractors meet the requirements of the specification 
• Ensure designs produced and those of sub-contractors are in accordance with all appropriate regulations 
• Implement latest H & S regulations and legislation 
• Ensure designs are within budget and produce the best overall outcome for the business

Person Specification 

• Several years’ experience in EICA design in water / process industry 
• Working knowledge of industrial electrical distribution systems including 11kV 
• Appreciation of automated control systems based on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and Telemetry. 
• Process instrumentation experience 
• Knowledge of Electricity at Work Regulations 
• Knowledge of power distribution systems and associated calculations 
• Electrical Engineering Degree, HND/BTEC 

• Chartered Engineer in an engineering-related discipline 
• Experience of working for a global organization 
• Experience of working with remote/geographically-dispersed teams