Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Reference: J906850_1605536849
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2020 14:27

Job Description

Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer

Russell Taylor are recruiting for a Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer to work on a prestigious Nuclear project out of Sheffield.

The role is to design hardware systems mainly using proprietary hardware components for control panels and primarily focused on PLC's, MCCs, Drives & Controls, and Switchgear. Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design. The work may involve limited travel with the possibility of some periods away at customer sites carrying out surveys and designing solutions

Essential Requirements:
* Knowledge of designing electrical panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), LV modular distribution systems incorporating MCCbs, Transformers or Switchboards
* Design of electrical cabling and containment systems
* Educated to at least degree level in relevant subject or HND with additional experience of at least 4 years post graduate experience or 6 years post HND experience on successful project implementation
* Good working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
* Must be able to achieve security clearance to at least SC level
* It is essential that candidates have excellent communication skills as client contact is required as is integration with and mentoring of other team members
* Ability to mentor and develop engineers and technicians
* A good working knowledge of related safety and environmental legislation
* Able to develop technical solutions to meet project and customer expectations
* Thorough understanding of, or working towards, BS7671 IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
* Understanding of IEC BS EN 60439-1,Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies
* Confidence to work within a multidisciplinary design team

Desirable Requirements:
* BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
* MEng qualification
* Will hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineering status
* Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
* Site experience (survey /install)

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