Electrical Design Engineer

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We are seeking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineer for 6 months, to join our Head Office in Southampton, working as part of the International Division on electrical design for a £55m diesel-fuelled power station in the Falkland Islands. Responsible for the design management of Power generation, water, boiler and plant rooms.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for management of project specific design deliverables
  • Carrying out design in accordance with M&E Design QA Procedures
  • Responsible for the detailed design in accordance with the TEL Procedures
  • Interpreting and understanding client requirements from client documents (drawings, specifications, correspondence, etc.)
  • Communication with client, external design resources and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specification
  • Site surveys of existing assets when required
  • Optioneering and feasibility studies
  • Production of procurement specifications for electrical equipment and production of detailed design construction drawings
  • Project managing third party designs and providing design assistance to installation and commissioning teams
  • Review of vendor data and drawings for all electrical equipment and package plant, motor control centres, power distribution panels and field equipment panels
  • Management of internal and external project specific design costs in liaison with the Project Manager
  • Undertaking and checking of design calculations including modelling of the complete power system (AMTECH)
  • Preparation of drawings for CAD production, in accordance with the TEL QA procedures
  • Assist in the development of process control philosophies with the Process Engineer and suppliers. Production of URS documentation
  • Production of electrical scope and works enquiry submission documents
  • Estimation of material and labour costs
  • Undertake design risk assessments to support detailed design proposals
  • Responsible for preparing detailed electrical specifications
  • Responsible for the production of single line and block cable diagrams, load schedules, equipment specifications, cable schedules, equipment schedules, telemetry schedules, instrument schedules and I/O listings
  • Record and document all design changes through to completion and issue of ‘As Built’ documents
  • Liaise with clients and subcontractors

Qualifications/background:

  • An appropriate electrical qualification is required
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional institution is an advantage but not essential
  • A background of system automation, Power generation, plant rooms, BMS and PMS systems

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