senior electrical design engineer in larne

15 March 2019
emma clare, randstad cpe
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£ 42,000 per year
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larne, northern ireland
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£ 42,000 per year
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emma clare, randstad cpe
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job description

We are looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to work in Larne on a permanent basis. If this is of interest to you please apply below!

As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer you will have opportunities to:

* Design power systems for life safety and mission critical applications
* Engage with high profile consultants and customers
* Lead your own projects utilising your technical expertise
* Mentor junior engineers

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will have sufficient experience to take responsibility for most special projects and delegate work to other designers, when appropriate. This involves complex designs, with associated problems for which no precedents may exist, to meet customer specifications. Working in a team of engineers, the senior electrical engineer is expected to complete most projects without supervision.

Functions & Responsibilities:

* Interpretation of consultant drawings & specifications.
* Review new projects with respect to commercial and design implications.
* Prepare submittal documentation for projects and meet with customers to discuss project requirements and review submittals.
* Design of controls and protection for generators, motors and related equipment.
* Design of paralleling switchgear in accordance to customer specification and applicable industry standards and regulations.
* Circuit breaker selection and busbar sizing
* Ensure projects have appropriate controls, metering and monitoring. Controls include power meters, automation equipment (PLC/HMI), protective relays, load sharing, synchronization, etc.
* Specification and requisition of components and services.
* Create bill of materials.
* The recording and control of documentation issued for manufacture.
* Provide technical support to Manufacturing and Sales Departments.
* Provide sketches, mark-ups and direction to Electrical and Mechanical Designers to develop project drawings. Review and approve project drawings.
* Assist with the selection and setting of protective relays. Knowledge of digital multifunction relays, genset protection and utility interface requirements desired.
* Receives general direction but exercises discretion as to personal work details. Plan and execute as needed to accomplish assigned individual tasks to meet expectations (cost, quality, delivery). Assumes responsibility of all assigned work.
* Work as a member of a project team, maintain project schedule, attend project meetings, and keep electrical manager informed of status, and complete required project metrics and design documentation.
* To participate in the training and career development of new designers.
* Assist with product testing and/or evaluation when appropriate.
* Represent the department in internal and external meetings.
* Remain current in technology developments and industry standards.
* Assist with the development and updating of procedures, design guides and instruction manuals.
* Provide guidance and technical leadership to engineers and associate engineers.


* A University Degree in an engineering discipline plus extensive relevant job experience, OR those with less qualifications and more relevant job experience in a senior technical supervisory role may be considered.
* Experience in acting as lead engineer
* Experience of electrical design and ability to interpret engineering drawings- sound technical background and a good knowledge of current engineering drawing practice.
* Experience in the use of AutoCad, ePlan, or similar drawing packages.


* Knowledge of electrical installation standards
* Experience in design and / or commissioning of industrial controls, MCCs and switchboards.
* Experience in the design/integration of complex control systems involving multiple elements
* Experience in industrial automation (PLC, HMI, etc)

Flexible working conditions will be considered.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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