Senior Electrical Engineer (Manufacturing/Design)

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Electrical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Ben Pascall

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Architectural Engineering provides a total project engineering service for capital projects on behalf of NSG Group and client companies, worldwide. This service covers all aspects of the project from feasibility studies, through specification, design and procurement to installation and commissioning. Capital projects can vary between the total build of a new factory installation on a Greenfield site to a major overhaul of an existing plant.
An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Engineer within Architectural Engineering. The main responsibilities of the role would be the management of large sections of the electrical area of projects, from design, specification and procurement of the necessary equipment, to supervising installation and carrying out commissioning. Travel is an integral part of the role and will consists of short design trips as well as trips of around 6 weeks at a time supervising the installation and commissioning phases.
The role will cover the following technical areas: Distribution systems from the local electricity supplier, internal distribution around the plant Package substations and LV switchgear 400 VAC switchboards and LV switchgear
Secure backup supplies - diesel generation / UPS sets for critical systems Various types of MCC's using e.g. DOL, variable speed drives, thyristor heating controllers PLC control systems hardware and software, and SCADA systems (GE Fanuc iFIX system) Building Services.

The successful candidate will be a graduate, either working towards or already holding Chartered Engineer status with the IET and with 5-10 years' experience in a responsible position in an industrial environment. Experience with high temperature production process lines would be useful.
They should possess a high level of numerical and analytical reasoning skills, be pro-active and able to work on their own initiative, ready to identify problems and quickly report them/provide solutions. An ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales is essential. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills and team-working skills with a natural enthusiasm and an ability to work hard and manage projects accordingly. They will also be a driven individual with a continual desire to improve the performance of themselves and the team.