Engineering

Senior Electrical Engineer

Full Time

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job purpose:

Become a vital member of the engineering department and perform Electrical engineering orientated tasks and provide support to other departments, and clients, where necessary. Provide technical input into bid processes, perform design reviews, and produce a high standard of design drawings for products and projects.

Principal Accountabilities: 
Day-to-Day Role:

Ability to lead and drive robust technical solutions to complex Electrical design issues.
Identify Root Cause and Corrective Actions (RC&CA) for a wide range of technical issues.
Deal with defect correction, process improvements and engineering changes.
Maintain up-to-date communications / information exchange with overseas divisions.
Responsible for generating, updating, maintaining, and controlling Electrical Engineering technical documentation.
Ensure that project related documentation is complete, accurate and up to date.
Support Continuous Improvement (CI). 
Development of and adherence to process, in accordance with Quality Assurance (QA) department and Business Management Systems (BMS).
Produce and collate technical reports and aid in decision making based upon their results.
Produce designs and concepts for analysis, presentations, and project discussions.
Undertake specialist analysis and calculation work to verify integrity of designs.
Participate in project design reviews and undertake technical reviews of proposals identifying design costs and realistic lead-times for design activities.
Provide design instructions to enable creation of engineering drawings and other document deliverables.
Assist in the assembly and testing of prototype equipment prior to releasing for final engineering work.
Occasional Role:
Overseas travel to project locations as they arise for the purpose of overseeing commissioning, trials and work packages, as organised by the Engineering Team, along with travel to suppliers and contractors. Manage communicate and present project specifics.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Behaviours:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – written and verbal.
Ability to work as part of a team but also in isolation when required.
Excellent organisational skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Effectively identify and communicate critical tasks and key risks.
At ease dealing directly with customers, suppliers, and contractors.
Methodical and thorough whilst generating and checking drawings.
Ability to adapt to changing scope or client demands.
Willingness to take ownership and accountability of tasks and drive to completion.
Capable of reacting to changes and willing to go the extra mile to deliver quality products.
Focused on delivering cost efficient solutions on time and on budget.
Ability to work effectively within a team structure, accept and understand management instruction and manage own and specified timescales effectively.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

MEng, BEng (Hons) degree, or significant industry experience.
Electrical design experience, particularly DC systems.
Analogue and digital design (signal conditioning, filter design and digital interfaces, etc.)
Design and commissioning of HV and LV electrical systems and provide associated calculations.
Design of power distribution systems.
Responsible for updating, maintaining, and controlling Electrical Engineering technical documentation.
Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures (Lloyds, DNV, IEC, IMCA, etc)
Familiar with international Quality and Safety Standards (ISO 9001, 45001, etc).
Selection of cables, connectors, and penetrators.
AutoCAD (Electrical) to produce GA, interconnection drawings and BOMs.
Focused on delivering to tight deadlines and changing requirements.
Capable of reacting to changes and willing to encourage delivery through to completion.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to work effectively within a team structure, accept and understand management instruction manage own timescales and specified timescales effectively.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks within budgeted times.
Flexible for travel to local or overseas sites if required.
Desirable:
Marine / Defence / Subsea experience along with PLC design and integration. EMI / EMC.
PCB experience in design, layout, and embedded software and 3D Modelling and panel assembly experience.
Knowledge and experience of electrical systems operated in the underwater domain such as Subsea/offshore/defence engineering background.
Experience of commercially sensitive projects and the security aspects this necessitates. 

This role will require the successful candidate to gain UK Security Clearance (SC). 

If this sounds like the next step in your career, click ‘Apply’ now.

We are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role