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Lead Hardware / Electrical Engineer (Energy)

Employer
Rubicon Consulting
Location
Stone, Staffordshire, ST15
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Specialty
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Lead Hardware / Electrical Engineer on a Permanent Basis, based in Staffordshire.
This position would suit someone who has a good grounding in at least one of the following areas:-
Electrical Engineering,
Control Panel Design and Build,
E & I Installation,
and who enjoys working in an engineering environment, who is keen to become involved in all aspects of a project and is keen to learn and develop new skills as part of an experienced and committed team.
Role Summary
* Lead and drive the project team
* Review and approve designs developed by the team
* Ensure compliance of the team to agreed procedures/methods and standards with engineering design responsibilities.
* Interpret and verify customer supplied data, specifications and drawings.
* Lead/Produce system designs from customer supplied information
* Lead the Creation/modification of Design Packs including system drawings, general arrangements, schematics & wiring diagrams, site cable drawings etc.
* Produce client design documentation and test documentation
* Producing all necessary documentation to support the production of the systems such as FDS, Test Documentation, Manuals etc.
* Lead site surveys and assist in the preparation of Health and Safety Documentation
* Support Site acceptance testing/commissioning
* Support the production of tender documents and cost estimates.
Essential Skills
* Experience of/competent in control systems within the energy market (or similar utility)
* Experience of/competent in field cabling systems (P, Inst, Contr and comms) including surveying and identifying routes, cable calculations for sizing and earthing/protection
* Experience of/competent in control panel design incorporating PLC, I/O, Comms cards, UPS's etc
* Educated to at least degree level in relevant subject or HND with additional experience of at least 5 years post graduate experience or 6 years post HND experience on successful project implementation in the above areas of expertise
* Computer literate with Word, Autocad and Excel experience.
* Methodical approach to the interpretation of customer requirements and delivery of project documentation
* Understanding of Full Project Lifecycle.
* Hold a current full driving licence (UK or be able to easily convert to full UK)
* Must be willing to go for a basic disclosure Scotland check.
Desirable Skills
- Experienced in at least one of the following
-Rockwell ( Control Logix)
- Siemens (PC7S, TIA Portal)
- Schneider (M580, M340)
- Site Installation and Commissioning experience of control systems.
- Experience of Motor Control Centres - Specification, procurement, installation etc
- Good understanding of BS7671 IEE 18th Edition Wiring Regs
- Awareness of /understanding of DSEAR Regulations and Hazardous area applications.
- Awareness of /understanding of Functional Safety (IEC 61508/61511)
- Ability to work to deadlines and budgets.
- Familiarity with Databases
Personal Qualities
- Natural Leader
- Ability to Lead/work as part of a team.
- Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines and to motivate others to achieve the same.
- Have excellent communication skills.
- Be flexible in their methods of working.
Benefits
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Flexible working
- Pension
- Life assurance policy
- Private health care
- Lifestyle screening
- Salary sacrifice programme
- Mental health assistance programme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Green car scheme
- Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered

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