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    David Yarwood

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    30 days ago

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We’re looking for two Senior/Principal Electrical Engineers to join our client for a 12 month assignment to be based in Surrey.


Responsible for providing specialist electrical engineering services to one or more projects. Committed to execute projects on schedule and budget (hours/capital) to ensure project profitability is maintained. He/she will also supervise others within their group to ensure the same whilst coordinating with the wider GEMTE team to facilitate efficient and effective project execution. The individual will also need to be increasingly involved with seeking alternative ways of execution to keep company competitive within region and contributing to improvement of other staff to do the same. In particular, the effective development of the company’s India Design sub office is key to this for the regional Indian execution. The position would fall inside IR35.
1.            Project Size                                                                              
TN plant to 3500+MT/d opportunities
2.   Budget                                                                                     
500 - 5000 h/project
3.            Budget - capital                                                                        
$100K - $10 million per project
4.   Supervision                                                                               
1-2 people per project, plus outsourcing responsibility
This position is accountable for the following end results:
1.  Leading execution of all elements of the electrical scope of work on a range of proposals and projects executed in the EMEAI region, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager
2.  Coordinating the efforts of the Electrical Designers
3.  Providing input to the company’s electrical design standards
4.  Developing new suppliers and outsourcing partners
5.  Defining future and improving existing execution models for electrical engineering scope
1.  Minimum of degree level qualification in Electrical Engineering; you should be either a Chartered Engineer or actively pursuing Chartered Engineer status with the appropriate Institute
2.  Proven experience in electrical power engineering working in a design function within the process design industry
3.  Some experience in a supervisory position with budget responsibility
4.  Demonstrated understanding of large motors (induction and synchronous) in the range of 1-10MW; experience with larger motors (10MW up) will be a plus
5.  Experience in specification and procurement of low, medium and high voltage Switchgear, Power transformers and Power electronics (LCI's, VSD's and Thyristor Controllers)
6.  An ability to work with software packages for analysis of power systems (e.g. SKM Powertools or ETAP)

Pay rate circa £65 per hour.

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