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  • Job reference: RMS0148962

Senior Electrical Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/01/2015
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The Company:
Our client is a leading engineering solutions provider for blue-chip companies in the UK.

The Role:
A Senior Designer is responsible for the preparation of specific design documentation for individual projects or proposals and will ensure that this documentation is prepared efficiently, accurately and in accordance with the project requirements.


Ensure that all drawing office deliverables, whether CAD or manually produced, satisfy company accuracy and presentational requirements and are prepared in accordance with the Company and Project Quality Assurance requirements.

Responsible for checking of drawings in accordance with Company Procedures.
Act as a Senior Designer on proposals as assigned by the Chief Electrical Engineer and to carry out design work for such proposals.
Liaise with other disciplines as required.
Ensure personal compliance with current company policy, relevant legislation and company and client’s requirements for Health, Safety and Environmental matters and work in such a manner not to cause personal harm or injury to fellow workers, client and subcontractor employees or the environment.
Ensure all work is carried out in a manner that will produce a safe and operable design, and that all personnel assigned work in a safe manner; in particular ensure that all personnel assigned to the worksite are adequately briefed and trained.


Responsibility usually covers single medium projects or group of several small projects, or specific tasks or a group of tasks.

The number of staff supervised is project dependent, but is generally up to 5 drawing office staff.


Organisation Context
Job Holder reports to: Generally the Section Leader, Project Discipline Engineer, otherwise the Manager E,C & I.

Reporting to the Job Holder when required on a project or proposal are:

a) Designers of all grades b)CAD Operators c) Technician Apprentices

a) Drawing Office Staff of other disciplines b) Information Technology Staff
c) Technical Clerks

Decision Making Authority

a) Checking of project documents.
b) Administration and control of drawing office staff assigned to a project when acting as the Project Discipline Designer.

Problems and Challenges

Work is assigned in terms of specific project tasks. Work is carried out within broad guidelines but informed guidance is readily available. Work is reviewed for soundness of approach but usually accepted as technically accurate and feasible subject to project requirements for checking and approval of discipline documents.

May give technical guidance to designers of less experience assigned to a common project but supervision of other designers is not usually a regular or continuing responsibility

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Good knowledge of design working practices and installation requirements of the discipline in a range of industries.
Proven capability as a Designer by the successful execution of a number of projects.


A commensurate amount of demonstratable experience with a proven track record as a Designer on several projects in a similar environment.

ONC / OND / HNC / HND or equivalent qualification + demonstratable experience
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