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Senior Electrical Engineer

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    Simon Hancock

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Senior Electrical Engineer
Salary estimated at £50-60K
Location . South Cheshire

Our client is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their existing team of engineers and designers.
We are looking for experience in industrial building services ideally in pharmaceutical or petrochemical environment .

However we would consider applications from other highly regulated industries.

Role Overview

The Senior Electrical Engineer will have the responsibility to support our  client through provision of Electrical Engineering Services including:

Generation of development of 2D and 3D Instrumentation Installation Design Deliverables, GAs, CBD’s, cable schedules, instrument location diagrams and cable/containment routing diagrams

Checking of designer and subcontractor designs including:

Cable block diagrams

Earthing schemes

Loop diagrams

Instrument specification and selection

Hazardous area design

Functional safety design

Panel schematics

Site surveys

The Electrical Engineer will have a technical electrical engineering background and have petrochemical and/or pharmaceutical sector related experience.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Extensive experience (at least 8 years) in a relevant lead design role including successful delivery of electrical, controls and instrumentation designs within projects for the pharmaceutical and petrochemical sector.

Working knowledge of industrial HV and LV distribution systems – specialising in LV distribution.

HNC or Degree in technical engineering related subject

Membership of professional Institution or similar body is desirable, working towards or holding IEng or CEng registration

Strong experience in UK pharmaceutical and petrochemical construction projects

Extensive knowledge of hazardous area design together with hazardous area protection principals and generation of associated documentation i.e. Intrinsically safe calculations and hazardous area inspection schedules

Knowledge of functional safety requirements and lifecycle with a clear understanding of IEC 61508 and 61511

Experience of E&I design best practices

Strong understanding of design process & associated documentation

Project lifecycle experience (Concept through detail design to construction support)

Knowledge of data and administrative management practices and procedures

Strong knowledge of CDM Regulations 2015 together with experience of undertaking ‘Designer’ and ‘Principal Designer’ Duty holder roles

Ability to undertake site surveys

Collaborative skills and experience working in part of a multi-discipline team

Work packages encompass varying project stages from concept through to detail design and will include requirement for construction support

Ability to work in a team or alone, comfortable to liaise with client representatives

Ability to identify innovative solutions and embrace emerging technology

Possess strong communication and organisational skills

Software Packages

Proficient use of the following software packages:

  • AutoCAD LT
  • Trimble (Amtech) Pro Design Suite Cable Sizing Software
  • Microsoft suite of programs
  • AVEVA Instrumentation and Systems engineering proprietary software


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