Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer - Birmingham - Duration 3 months - Rate c£35-£40/hr LTD Co.
Key words / skills: Electrical, Engineer, Design, MOD, Defence, Naval, SC Cleared, Security Cleared, Power, PLC, Solidworks, Control, Instrumentation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer to work initially on a 3 month contract in Birmingham.
As an Electrical Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Key function of role
The Electrical Design Engineer – Documentation role will have the ability to technically analyse the functionality and suitability of a design solution, in line with the specified technical and legislative requirements, and generate a range of formal documents for customer approval. For this it is necessary for the engineer to have the following:
Degree Qualified, or equivalent experience, with MOD or Aerospace/Defence or Marine Technical experience (min 5 years).
Power & Electrical Design capability - Including System design & Component Selection.
Proven Control and Instrumentation design capability.
Relevant experience - Variable Speed Drives, Motor Starter panels, Distribution systems and PLC systems.
FMEA & Safety Capabilities - Ability to write and carry out Safety Assessments + Reliability analysis.
An understanding of Testing & Automation.
Experience with National Instruments (NI) Hardware & Labview would be advantageous.
Ability to use E-Plan & Solidworks Electrical would be advantageous.

Responsibilities and tasks
Production of the necessary design documentation to substantiate the design and application to the project (performance calculations, test plans, material and component selection justifications, etc.).
Document the technical compliance of the electrical design to the customer’s specifications, including (but not limited to) Safety and Legislative compliance.
Work with the mechanical design engineers to ensure a completely integrated solution is developed.
Follow the design process to ensure all mitigations and approvals of the design are in place at the correct stage.
Must work well within a team and be able to follow instructions, but also have the ability to work on their own initiative to progress tasks.
Must have a working knowledge of the Machinery Directive and associated Standards is required.
Alternative CAD system experience may be considered as training could be provided to the right candidate.

The Electrical Design Engineer – Documentation will be accountable for producing technical documentation to an acceptable standard with the correct level of technical input to analyse the functionality and suitability of a design solution in line the specified technical and legislative requirements.

You will be an experienced Electrical Engineer.
British National - NO DUAL
5-10 years experience.
SC / Security Cleared.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.