Hardware Engineer - Electrical Design / Control Systems

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  • Location:

    New Malden

  • Sector:

    Defence and Security

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  • Salary:

    £39000 - £56000 per annum + + excellent bens.

  • Contact:

    Sam Bason

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Hardware Engineer - Electrical Design / Control Systems

  • Defence; Security; ; Military; Marine; Aerospace

  • Electrical Design; Control Systems; PLC; Power Systems

  • New Malden, Surrey (Hybrid available)

  • £39,000 - £56,000 (+ excellent bens.)

A key member of the Hardware Engineering team, this role will work to provide hardware engineering from a control systems and electrical engineering perspective. This role will include electrical design engineering, component selection, control/electrical system modification and development, including qualification support and hardware implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Electrical design engineering for existing and new control systems for Naval applications

  • Create, modify, maintain and manage electrical designs for power systems

  • Component selection and system implementation

  • Analyse and justify electrical based designs and component selection

  • Resolve electrical issues throughout hardware design, development, manufacture, integration and qualification

  • Create, modify maintain and manage technical documentation to support contractual deliverables

  • Apply working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) to support project demands, where applicable

  • Produce, maintain and manage calculations to support electrical design engineering tasks (e.g. wild heat, cooling, power etc.)

  • Produce, maintain and manage technical reports to support control systems engineering tasks (e.g. interconnectivity, system integration, component selection etc.)

  • Design, develop and support electrical/control system based testing activities (Reference Sets, Test Sets etc.)

  • Support and drive hardware embodiment onto existing and new Naval platforms, including on-shore facilities

  • Assist with hardware obsolescence management, working closely with Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering to specify, select and deliver suitable alternative hardware

  • Provide bids/pricing support for new and existing projects

  • Support Safety Engineering with electrically biased safety topic (e.g. Hazard analysis etc.)

  • To be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements

Person Specification

  • Experience in electrical design or control systems

  • Engineering Degree in suitable, related discipline

  • Understanding of electrical related Defence Standards (i.e. Lloyds Register and other Military Standards (e.g. Def Stan 59-411)

***Must be able to obtain SC Level security clearance***