Electrical Systems Engineer

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  • Location:

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent

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    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Electrical Systems Engineer

Location: Abingdon

Salary: £32,000 - £50,000

A global defence organisation specialising in remote handling and automated systems that design, deliver and operate remote handling solutions for extreme environments using the latest technologies in robotics and automation is looking for an Electrical Systems Design Engineer, responsible for defining the Electrical System requirements and specifications, generating layout designs and overseeing detailed design drawings.

Key areas of responsibility - Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Preparing electrical schematics and BOMs for new prototype equipment

  • Producing electrical systems specifications for large complex remote handling systems

  • Producing high quality layout designs for equipment enclosures and panels from schematics

  • Assisting in the testing and commissioning of systems including ensuring compliance of systems with both site and legislated safety requirements

  • Producing electrical equipment designs from specifications

  • Approves quality of design work performed by contractors

  • Maintaining and upgrading legacy plant

  • Supports project managers in preparing project bid documentation, estimating cost and timescales

  • Interpreting regulations and national requirements

Essential Aptitudes and Experience - Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Engineering or technology degree, or equivalent experience.

  • Extensive engineering design experience and the ability to assess and perform mechatronic design work.

  • Proven ability to interact efficiently with people in a variety of different situations.

  • Able to produce high quality work to deadlines.

  • Flexible working attitude with the ability to work as an individual or as a team member.

  • Ability to design complex mechatronic systems.

Desirable Experience - Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.

  • Knowledge of remote handling systems and remote operations is highly desirable as is knowledge of nuclear. Operations and/or petrochemical operations.

  • Experience of maintenance of legacy equipment, reverse engineering where appropriate.

  • Ability to deliver complex engineering projects from cradle to grave.

  • Able to coach less experienced staff.

  • Understanding of governance, H&S and compliance issues.

  • Experience of working in a cross functional team.

  • Experience of working in a safety dominated working environment.