Senior Electrical Engineer

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  • Location:

    Horsham, West Sussex

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Robert Marsh

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Senior Electrical Engineer - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary - £60,000 - £75,000
Inside IR35/Umbrella Contractors potentially considered also (rates dependant on experience)

Role of Senior Electrical Engineer
The primary purpose of this position is to provide electrical engineering support as part of the Systems Engineering function group. The Contract Electrical Engineer will be responsible for electrical architecture and electrical engineering support on projects and areas of the business where electrical engineering plays a particularly important role.

Requirements of Senior Electrical Engineer
The successful candidate will have hands-on practical experience and strong technical knowledge around electrical engineering , including a relevant educational background . They will also have experience in ~1MW A.C. & D.C. electrical architectures and in interfacing electrical systems with control systems such as PLCs.

Key responsibilities of Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Ongoing responsibility for electrical engineering aspects of the Project
  • Work within a project team to develop concepts for electrical architecture, including producing drawings and supporting material of the electrical architecture and physical concept including high level wiring schematics and physical partition of components
  • Work with suppliers and the project team to size cabling, contactors, and other critical components that will establish feasibility for the physical layout of the overall system
  • Identify key long lead electrical components, liaise with suppliers, and obtain quotations
  • Support others in the project team and suppliers to develop a fully detailed electrical design
  • Produce detailed electrical schematics and support drawings to communicate the details and requirements to the project team and suppliers
  • Accountable for the functional and regulatory success of the electrical design
  • Support the build of the electrical aspects of the Project
  • Accountable for the build quality functional and regulatory conformance of the electrical parts of the system
  • Troubleshooting commissioning electrical issues
  • Visits to installation location if appropriate

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience of Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Hands-on practical Electrical engineer with strong theoretical knowledge and experience of real-world components and systems
  • Qualified in Electrical Engineering ( Degree, HNC , etc )
  • Experienced in ~1MW A.C. & D.C. systems
  • Good knowledge of EU directives , standards , and regs , knowledge of US standards would also be useful
  • Experienced in interfacing electrical systems with control systems such as PLCs
  • Practical experience of designing electrical systems and able to advise on panel and wiring layout, connection requirements, cable management etc