Senior Electrical Engineer

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  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence

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  • Contact:

    Katie Robson Hill

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Morson International are recruiting for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer on a permanent basis to work in the maritime defence industry. Based in Dorset, our client develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:

  • HNC/HND or Honours Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent;
  • Proven ability of designing and implementing cost-effective equipment / modifications while considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints;
  • Knowledge of electrical design CAD packages - EPLAN would be advantageous;
  • Good knowledge of appropriate drawing and defence standards;
  • Good understanding of Design Assurance as defined in the electrical / electronic design process;
  • Knowledge of design for EMC and electrical safety;
  • Have held or be capable of being nominated Competent / Authorised Person;
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Environment and Quality policies and procedures;
  • Assessing products and applying applicable CE marking directives and harmonised standards, product assessment to the standards, and compilation of all documentation required for the Technical Construction File;
  • Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs;
  • Mentoring junior engineers;
  • Discussing and solving complex problems with sub-contractors, suppliers and customers;
  • Maintain a design data pack, making sure that the item can be made again reliably and that it will perform consistently within the user requirement specification;
  • Producing details of specifications and outline designs;
  • Recommending modifications in the light of prototype test results;
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Environment and Quality policies and procedures;
  • Trial support, including work on surface vessels and submarine trials;
  • Support to T&A and production where necessary;
  • Working with other professionals, within and outside the Mechatronics Department;
  • Good communication (both written and aural) and well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literate, experienced in the use of Microsoft Office products.