Electrical Engineer

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We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to work on a permanent basis for a global client based in the Skelmersdale/Ormskirk area.

Salary is c£45,000 – 55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Engineer. The main responsibilities of the role would be the management of large sections of the electrical area of projects, from design, specification and procurement of the necessary equipment, to supervising installation and carrying out commissioning. Travel is an integral part of the role and will consists of short design trips as well as trips of around 6 weeks at a time supervising the installation and commissioning phases.
The role will cover the following technical areas: Distribution systems from the local electricity supplier, internal distribution around the plant; Package substations and LV switchgear; 400 VAC switchboards and LV switchgear;
Secure backup supplies – diesel generation / UPS sets for critical systems; Various types of MCC’s using e.g. DOL, variable speed drives, thyristor heating controllers; PLC control systems hardware and software, and SCADA systems (GE Fanuc iFIX system); Building Services.

The successful Electrical Engineer will be a graduate, either working towards or already holding Chartered Engineer status with the IET and with 5-10 years’ experience in a responsible position in an industrial environment. Experience with high temperature production process lines would be useful.
The Electrical Enginer should possess a high level of numerical and analytical reasoning skills, be pro-active and able to work on their own initiative, ready to identify problems and quickly report them/provide solutions. An ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales is essential. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills and team-working skills with a natural enthusiasm and an ability to work hard and manage projects accordingly. They will also be a driven individual with a continual desire to improve the performance of themselves and the team.

If the Electrical Engineer role could be of interest to you, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!

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