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Electrical Engineer

Posted 23/05/2024
£51,000 - £53,000 per annum
Sheffield
Full time


Catfoss Recruitment Ltd are currently in partnership with a cutting-edge technology company that is looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer to their expanding team on a permanent basis.

Building on more than two decades of science led research and development, our client designs and manufactures pioneering power generation technology.

What we are looking for

You will work in the Electrical, Instrumentation and Control team. The electrical engineer is in charge of the specifying right technical specification of power supply unit on Proposals, FEED and EPC Projects. Key interactions of the electrical engineer are internally with Project teams, Procurement, Compliance, Quality and others engineering disciplines, externally with Clients, Vendors, Suppliers.

Responsibilities

* Prepare the power electronics technical specification and hardware planning with respect to regional grid connection conditions and project requirements
* Design and preparation of power supply unit specifications based on international design codes and standards (IEC, NE, ATEX, CE)
* Develops electrical system architecture, electrical system requirements, electrical schematics, harness drawings, single line drawings and field wiring diagrams
* Participate in new product development teams
* The design and development of complex busbar and cable interconnections
* Assist in the development of plant layout, to reflect electrical design considerations
* Creating equipment specifications (transformers, rectifiers, switch boards)
* Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation (e.g. cable schedules, single line diagrams, load schedules.)
* Act as a technical authority on electrical issues
* Creating Bills of Material/equipment lists and single line diagrams
* Carrying out cable calculations
* You play an essential role in risk assessments, which make a key contribution to the safety and quality of our products
* Review engineering deliverables prepared by external engineering contractors
* Conduct power supply unit technical analysis and final supplier selection based on quality, technical and commercial considerations (Bid review based on good engineering practice)
* Managing of FEED, basic and detailed engineering phase and technical follow up ensuring proper communication with vendors
* You manage budget, schedule and quality constraints, lead the determination of total cost of installation in cooperation with other disciplines and performing meetings with suppliers
* Vendor document management within proposals phase and project execution

About You

Knowledge and Experience

* Bachelor's or master's degree level or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering
* 5+ years of experience in electrical and hardware planning for process engineering (large-scale)
* Extensive knowledge of the current European and North American standards and regulations in electrical engineering
* Experience in the field of electrical protection concepts
* Good command of technical documentation
* Familiar with hardware planning using electrical CAD systems
* Superior communication skills
* Ability to manage projects and multi-task effectively
* Excellent follow-through
* Must be driven and self-motivated
* Understand safety, compliance, statutory and regulatory requirements
* European travel is essential in this role so you must have availability to travel internationally to site and vendors workshop
* Capable of critical thinking with solid decision-making skills
* Strong time management skills, including prioritisation management
* Proficient with Microsoft suite of products, particularly Excel

Highly advantageous

* Experience with hazardous area design and equipment selection - in accordance with ATEX standards (60079)
* Additional technical know-how in SOEC, SMR, fuel cells, clean fuel, energy storage systems and/or chemical synthesis (e.g. ammonia, methanol) is a plus
* Experience in chemical process engineering in EPC in carrying out Pre-FEED / FEED / Detailed engineering work
* A deep and thorough understanding of codes, regulatory requirements of hydrogen industry practices
* Knowledge of ATEX Directive and other legislation related to explosive atmospheres
* Proven history within a design engineering background working with high power equipment
* Knowledge of electrical installation design
* Knowledge of wiring and schematics
* Some knowledge of grid connection, HV requirements and design is also preferred
* Knowledge of protection and coordination desirable
* Knowledge of rectifier units desirable
* Knowledge of EMC requirements and standards desirable

Electrical Engineer previous suitable job titles: Senior Electrical Engineer, Principal Electrical Engineer, Lead Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Power Engineer, Chartered Electrical Engineer, Chartered Engineer

Please apply ASAP

Due to current high volumes of applications to our advertised jobs, we are unable to respond to every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.



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