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Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £53 per hour + c£53.00 per hour Ltd
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear Engineer
  • Contact: Neil Greenwood
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Job Ref: 212485NG

Principal Electrical Engineer required for a role determined to be outside IR35. Client requires Hybrid working, so some time needed in the Office per week.

As a client facing Principal Engineer, your responsibilities will include some or all of the following. Responsibility for electrical discipline technical input for projects including preparation, checking and/or approval of engineering documentation.

Deliver high-quality electrical engineering tasks to schedule, budget and client satisfaction.
Ensuring all applicable national and international codes of practice, legislation and company/client standards and procedures are complied with

Preparing equipment and materials requisitions for HV and LV switchboards, transformers, UPS systems, power factor correction, trace-heating, lighting and other electrical equipment

Preparing installation scopes of work, Reviewing supplier’s quotations and preparing technical bid assessments

More specific tasks could include:

Protection grading studies, Power system analysis including fault level calculations and load flows, Electrical equipment ageing and Obsolescence Management. Supporting site teams with operational issues such as high harmonics, mal operation of protection and fault level exceedance. Provide oversight of veri?cation and validation activities

Technical Experience:

Good knowledge of design working practices and installation requirements of the discipline across a range of industries.
Significant engineering experience in the Oil & Gas sector
Extensive knowledge of UK legislation and standards
Competence in the requirements for installation of equipment in process plants involving potentially explosive areas

Experience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment, including Atex, PED, Low Voltage Directive, Machinery Directive and EMC Compliance

Awareness of risk identification, quantification, management and of HSE requirements