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  • Job reference: RMS0225401

Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Tallaght, Dublin
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
To create, modify and analyze the design of equipment, systems or installations, including specifications for manufacturing, fabrication or construction on assignments of medium to high complexity using established solutions.

Key Responsibilities and duties:

* Acts as lead designer.
* Ensures creation of customized designs with high priority on identification and control of hazards.
* Contributes to design reviews and verification following established QA/QC process, provides feedback on design aspects and makes necessary modifications.
* Optimizes designs to meet updated standards, incorporating new products, components and functionalities.
* Creates or reviews engineering drawings, specifications and plans required by manufacturing, fabrication or construction.
* Identifies and implements variation requests to support contract claims.
* Creates work plans and cost estimates for work in one's area of responsibility and ensures quality deliverables on time and at targeted cost.
* Completes risk and opportunity assessments and the implementation of resulting actions in one's area of responsibility. Reports any contract/quality/program/cost issues to management, along with recommendations, for resolution.
* Interacts with customers and provides technical guidance on design related queries.
* Collaborates with the supply chain function, reviews vendor documentation, prepares RFQs, and provides design related evaluation of proposals for non-standard materials and equipment.
* Shares knowledge and experience across own business unit and beyond.
* Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of project design assignments.
* Creates standard processes and tools to promote the reuse of technical solutions.
* Coaches less experienced designers on the translation of conceptual designs to engineering documentation, including drawings and calculations. May manage a small team of designers on a project.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Detailed knowledge of the HV, MV & LV Switchgear.
* Full understanding of control & protection schemes for HV & MV switchgear.
* Full understanding of electrical schematics.
* Full understanding of cable schedules.
* Full understanding of IEC & ETCI regulations.
* Excellent organizational and co-ordination skills with the ability to prioritize and manage peaks in workload.
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with employees in a professional manner.
* Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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