Electrical Design Engineer

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  • Location:

    Nottinghamshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £35000 per annum

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    Michael Day

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    3 months ago

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Electrical Design Engineer

You will be working as an Electrical Design Engineer for a market leading company. You will be working within the technical department, within a team of Mechanical Designers and software engineers, taking projects through the hardware design phases creating schematic drawings for control cabinets and distributed controls using EPLAN P8. You will also be using Draft sight for machine layouts.

Purpose of the role:

  • Project - Creating, copying, renaming, deleting, backing up, restoring, exporting, etc.

  • Project Structure - Correct use of IEC 81346

  • Pages - Types, numbers, structure.

  • Plot frame - To make sure the correct one is in use / change to another if required.

  • Macro creation - Correct symbology to IEC 60617, part assigned correctly, variants if needed, types of macros, etc.

  • Part creation - Import via data portal, import via EDZ, create from scratch.

  • Part insertion - Change display properties, copy/assign display properties

  • Correct use of navigators - Device, terminal, page, 2D layout, 2D parts, interruption, connections, etc.

  • Wire idents - Place designations, enter designations.

  • EPLAN boxes - Structure box, black box, PLC box, macro box

  • Representation types - multi-line, single line, Graphic, pair cross-reference, etc.

  • Reports - Specifying a report template for a project, generating, deleting, updating, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Design Skills A sound working knowledge of the machinery standards, in particular ISO 13849-1:2015 & 2006/42/EC, 2014/35/EU

  • Experience of safety system configuration up to PL'd'.

Beneficial skills:

  • Siemens S7 experience - hardware configuration

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint.


  • HND in Electrical Engineering or above