Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Devonport, Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Defence, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    almost 5 years ago

  • Duration:

    2 years

  • Expiry date:


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Principal Electrical Engineer - Devonport - 2 year contract - £35/hr
Key Words / Skills: Electrical Engineer, Ships, Submarines, Principal, Design, Chartered, Degree, SQEP, Commercial, Projects, Modelling, Systems.

The Role:
We are currently seeking an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer to work on projects within the MOD / defence and maritime sectors. 
Duties to include:
Managing design work in appropriate engineering disciplines.
Acting as Design Manager responsible to Project Manager for projects.
Management of technical aspects of selecting sub-contractors and/or suppliers.
Management of technical aspects of work carried out by sub-contractors and/or suppliers.
Liaising with Project Manager to resolve project issues.
Liaising with Production Manager to resolve manufacturing problems.
SQEP resource where possible.
Report writing.
Maintaining records and archives to company standards.

The Candidate:
You will be an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer qualified to degree/ chartership level with experience of working on projects within the defence / marine sectors.
Your experience may include:
Managing a team to interpret a design requirement and create a design solution.
Authorising design documentation.
Being Chairman of Design Reviews (of appropriate categorisation) to identify best technical solution to fulfil project objectives.
As an experienced Principal Electrical Engineer you will provide professional engineering support to surface ship, submarine, commercial and equipment projects.
Be capable of providing business development support.
Acting as an independent technical assessor.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker

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