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  • Job reference: RMS0135929

Lead Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/02/2014
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The Company:
Our client provides a range of specialist, underwater operating and engineering services in the defence sector worldwide and is looking to recruit an Electrical Lead Engineer to support its growing business.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, an opportunity exists for an Electrical Lead Engineer within the ‘Engineering Support Cell’, which provides dedicated and direct support to the Submarine Rescue Services The Lead Electrical Engineer will primarily be responsible for the management of

The Role:
In an exciting environment, and as part of a small team, the Electrical will allow you to contribute significantly to the delivery of state-of-the-art technical products. Working for a world leader in the defence, marine services and subsea industries, you will produce innovative and robust assemblies to exacting specifications and time-scales.

Responsibilities of the Lead Electrical Engineer

• Report to and provide progress updates to the Support Cell Engineering Lead
• Produce and develop concepts, specifications and engineering solutions to solve existing and emerging electrical and electronic problems
• Design and develop complete assemblies and systems from start to finish
• Develop test and acceptance plans for electrical installations
• Interact with users and customers
• Assign tasks to engineers/managers/contractors
• Collate / produce progress & project reports and aid in decision making based upon their results
• Ensure that project related records are complete, accurate and up-to-date
• Produce studies and technical assessments

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Be comfortable working independently on complex and varied problems
• Have a sound knowledge of engineering principles + strong electrical/electronic engineering skills
• At ease dealing directly with customers and contractors
• Comfortable with maintaining and controlling project documentation, costs and procedures
• Focused on delivering to tight deadlines and specifications
• Capable of reacting to changes + willing to go the extra mile to deliver quality products
• Minimum 3yrs experience in an appropriate engineering field
• Effectively identify and communicate critical tasks and key risks
• Experience in modelling and drafting on AutoDesk Inventor, Solidworks or similar
• An engineering degree or time served background

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Be familiar with working to marine, defence standards and Lloyds Rules
• Subsea/offshore/defence/vehicle background
• Experience in design integration of electrical systems
• Working knowledge of , AutoCAD, MathCAD or similar
• Experience of using E3 or similar
• Previous experience of commercially sensitive projects + the security aspects this entails
• Experience of ARM and Safety Studies
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