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  • Job reference: RMS0190571

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/02/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (08/03/18)
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The Role:
The role is to design hardware systems mainly using proprietary hardware components for control panels and primarily focused on PLC's, MCCs, Drives & Controls, and Switchgear. Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design. The work may involve limited travel with the possibility of some periods away at customer sites carrying out surveys and designing solutions

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Knowledge of designing electrical panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), LV modular distribution systems incorporating MCCbs, Transformers or Switchboards
* Design of electrical cabling and containment systems
* Educated to at least degree level in relevant subject or HND with additional experience of at least 4 years post graduate experience or 6 years post HND experience on successful project implementation
* Good working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
* Must be able to achieve security clearance to at least SC level, and possibly DV
* It is essential that candidates have excellent communication skills as client contact is required as is integration with and mentoring of other team members
* Ability to mentor and develop engineers and technicians
* A good working knowledge of related safety and environmental legislation, G5/4 Harmonic Standard
* Able to develop technical solutions to meet project and customer expectations
* Thorough understanding of, or

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
* MEng qualification
* Will hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineering status
* Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
* Site experience (survey /install)

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, 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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