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Civil / Electrical Systems Engineer needed

Cardiff, Wales
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Systems engineer needed

Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 basic + benefits

Location: ad-hoc site visits to Cardiff with travel internationally

Supporting an engineering business who design and manufacture navigation devices, which are used within the marine sector we are looking for a systems engineer. This is not in the defence or military sectors

Role Overview

During the pre-contract phase
  • assist the commercial team with specifying and costing non[1]core systems as an input to commercial proposals and tenders.
  • Provide initial designs, documentations, drawings.
  • Consider technical suitability of potential thirds party suppliers
  • Engage in technical discussions with ICPs.

In the post-contract phase, it is implicit that the role will be carried out hand in hand with the ICP and/or other specific sub-contractor and will be responsible for assessing and approving their work for compliance with the agreed requirements.

Cost management and budget compliance is implicit in all the specific work outlined below.

Depending on the specific element of the site deployment, the role will be required to execute some combination of specification, design, documentation, deployment, acceptance testing and approval for the site. Implicit in this is working with procurement teams within the company and the ICP to liaise with third party suppliers, and complete highly professional and

comprehensive documentation and drawings. This will include:
  • Site mains power, back up power provision, ensuring core systems are not compromised by power fluctuations and outages. Civil works specifications and designs for comms towers, site building infrastructure Communications network infrastructure to the site, ensuring resilience and reliability.
  • Specifying and designing mobile sites, for land, sea and air. Testing and approving correct operation and compliance of associated deliverables.
  • Specifying and designing of site security systems, including physical perimeters, cameras, entry systems.
  • Specifying of safety systems, fire alarms, fire suppressant systems.
  • Specifying of climate control systems to support requirements for human users and temperature control for equipment.
  • Fixtures and fittings, including control room furniture, lighting, flooring etc. Provision of training to internal support staff on site systems, and to ICP and end customers as required. Creation of maintenance and troubleshooting documentation for use internally, by ICPs and customers.

Skills, Experiences and Qualities
  • At least 10 years experience of specifying, designing, deploying and commissioning field installations in civil/electrical projects.
  • some experience of IT/telecoms projects is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working in challenging locations around the world
  • Capable of producing high quality documentation and drawings.
  • Substantial experience of working with third party suppliers to deliver systems and integrating sub-systems into the overall site.
  • Experience of working in South East Asia and/or the Middle-East is highly desirable.
  • Ability to effectively manage costs to a strict budget.
  • Able to operate confidently in front of customers, and sensitive to other cultures.
  • Able to produce and deliver clear and concise stakeholder reports and presentations.
  • Willing to travel to globally, regularly and for periods of up to two weeks at a time.
  • A high level of personal organisation and ability to plan and execute work without continuous involvement and supervision from others.
  • Degree qualified in an engineering discipline or equivalent.

If interested, please send across an updated CV.

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