Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Cheshire West and Chester

  • Sector:

    Process Engineering, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    c£35-£45/hr LTD CO Outside Scope

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Electrical Engineer - Knutsford Cheshire - Duration 12 months - Rate c£35-£45/HR LTD CO Outside Scope.
Key words / Skills: Electrical, Engineer, Design, O&G, Petrochem, Energy, MCC, ATEX, 2D AutoCAD,
BSEN61508, BSEN61511, BS7671.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side a client near Knutsford Cheshire in order to recruit an Electrical Engineer to work on an ongoing basis.
As an Electrical Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for:
FEED study, Electrical Specifications.
Scopes of Work for vendors, equipment suppliers and installation contractors.
Design work packages including: 
MV-LV distribution, Electrical fault analysis, Electrical distribution Diagrams, 
Motor Schematics, Cable Block Diagrams, Cable Routing/Layouts, Electrical 
Schedules, Lighting Specifications, and layouts, MCC Design Specifications and 
MCC/Control room layouts BS EN 61439/BS EN 60947. 
BS 7430 Earthing requirements.
Knowledge of Solar PV, CHP, Emergency Generators interface with plant.
Direct input or oversight of onsite construction and commissioning support, depending 
on the project. 
Reporting to the Projects Engineering Manager/Lead EC&I engineer, you will liaise closely with 
multiple engineering disciplines, designers and draughtspersons within the projects group in 
delivering assigned tasks.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities
Ensuring the EC&I Deliverables produced by the Projects Group are to the correct 
quality, standard and procedure.
Creation of project documentation (specifications, schedules, calculations, inspection 
and test plans).
Input to Design Reviews and Risk Assessments. 
Technical input when checking documents, schedules or drawings etc.
Producing test documents, equipment procedure & technical assessments.
Cable specification and design in accordance with BS 7671/IEC 60364 /BS 6121/ BSEN
Assist the EC&I Lead with deliverables, take on responsibility for self-development. 
Proactively engage with customers internally and externally, developing and maintaining 
strong, positive business relationships.

Minimum Requirements – Education and Experience
Ideally educated to a degree level, with a minimum of HNC / HND in Electrical, Control or 
Instrumentation Engineering or an associated discipline.
Have experience in the petrochemicals, Chemicals or renewable energy industries.
Have experience of working in a design and engineering environment across electrical, 
control and instrumentation.
Scopes of Work, Method Statements, Schedules, Single Line Diagrams, Block Cable 
Diagrams, Risk Assessments, Technical Files.
Experience in the use of AMTECH or ETAP engineering and design software is beneficial.
Knowledge of working with LV distribution, Control systems, Networks and Architecture.
Knowledge of working with 3Ph Motors, Drives and MCC panels.
Ideally have an awareness of High Voltage design and engineering.
Experience using 2D AutoCAD package.
Knowledge of DSEAR/ATEX, hazardous area classification equipment/design.
Able to perform accurate design calculations and complete cost estimates. 
Experienced in safety systems design and validation (BS EN 61508 and BS EN 61511).
An ability to think strategically and understanding the implication of changes to contract 
An ability to work collaboratively with all engineering design and construction 
Knowledge or Experience of working in the US or Europe would be beneficial.
Understanding of Designer and Principal Designer Roles under CDM.

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.