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Principal Electrical Engineer - Energy

Posted 5 days 6 hours ago by Hays

£5,900 Annual
Permanent
Not Specified
Energy Jobs
Manchester, United Kingdom
Job Description
Excellent opportunity for Principal Electrical Engineer - Energy sector working hybrid from Manchester

Your new company
This is an exciting and challenging role where you will perform or support the Lead engineer position on one or more Projects. A range of deliverables from Concept Studies through to Detailed Design provide a variety of interesting work. Industries can range across Water, Transport and Energy including Green Energy, Nuclear and Oil and Gas.

Your new role
As a client facing Principal Engineer, your responsibilities could involve:

  • Responsibility for electrical discipline technical input for projects and/or proposals, including preparation, checking and/or approval of engineering documentation
  • Organising staff, allocating work and ensuring delivery against plan
  • Mentoring and developing graduates and less experienced engineers
  • Deliver high-quality electrical engineering tasks to schedule, budget and client satisfaction
  • Ensuring all applicable national and international codes of practice, legislation and company/client standards and procedures are complied with
  • Preparing equipment and materials requisitions for HV and LV switchboards, transformers, UPS systems, power factor correction, trace-heating, lighting and other electrical equipment
  • Preparing installation scopes of work
  • Reviewing supplier's quotations and preparing technical bid assessments
  • More specific tasks could include:
  • Protection grading studies
  • Power system analysis including fault level calculations and load flows
  • Electrical equipment ageing and Obsolescence Management
  • Supporting site teams with operational issues such as high harmonics, mal operation of protection and fault level exceedance
  • Provide oversight of verification and validation activities


  • What you'll need to succeed
    Degree in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Electronic / Electrical / Control Engineering) Apprenticeships may be consideredChartered or Incorporated engineer status with a relevant professional body or close to obtaining it
    Good knowledge of design working practices and installation requirements of the discipline across a range of industries.Significant engineering experience in the Oil & Gas, Nuclear and/or Water sectorsExtensive knowledge of UK legislation and standardsCompetence in the requirements for installation of equipment in process plants involving potentially explosive areasExperience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment, including Atex, PED, Low Voltage Directive, Machinery Directive and EMC ComplianceAwareness of risk identification, quantification, management and of HSE requirements

    What you'll get in return
    Flexible working options available; hybrid working, £5900 car, 10% pension, share save, health, 25 holidays plus bh and 1 day for birthday

    What you need to do now
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