Senior Electrical Engineer

Website GPW Recruitment


We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer with good experience of the design and engineering of electrical process plant systems (water, beverage, oil & gas – any process industry) for a permanent position in the Warrington area. Salary circa £45-50000 per annum plus benefits.

Working as the successful Senior Electrical Engineer your good experience will include Profibus, instrumentation (flow, pressure, temperature) and VSD’s.

Primary Responsibilities include:

*Engineering specifications for electrical control panels and electrical installation

*Specify and discuss instrumentation requirements with the Process Department and our suppliers

*Supporting sales team in proposals by estimating labour and materials costs using internal and supplier tools.

*Management of control panel manufacturing liaising with suppliers and where required assisting testing control panels before shipment to site.

*Creating Load/Motor Schedules from the P&ID and relevant equipment data sheets.

*Liaising with site and project team for the duration of the installation and supporting site manager during the installation period if any design questions should arise.

*Design of electrical loop diagrams, cable routes and layouts.

*Approval of Control Panel schematics and layouts, incorporating the connection data onto the electrical loop diagrams.

*Configuration and commissioning of instruments and VSDs and support I/O testing with the wider project team.

*Prepare site commissioning file complete with construction status electrical drawings.

*Complete and issue electrical drawings to the documentation team on completion of the project.


*Ensure that all electrical criteria’s are met from initial concept through detailed design, panel testing and handover as defined in the project documentation.

*Previous experience with hazardous area regulations and ATEX.

*A good understanding of control systems (Such as Siemens or Rockwell), Profibus DP, Profinet and industrial Ethernet networks.

*Ability to specify, technically and commercially appraise, recommend, select and source various control panel components.

*Panel testing in the UK.

*Ability to design and specify control systems utilising IO Link, Profinet, Profibus DP, Profibus PA, ASI networks & HART/4-20mA technologies.

*Experience with instrumentation applications including but not limited to Flow, Level, Pressure, Temperature, Weight Systems & Analytical.

*Experience with instrument suppliers including but not limited to Endress & Hauser, IFM, Siemens & Mettler Toledo.

*End user documentation and liaising with the after sales department to complete the project manual.


*HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering with relevant industry experience.

The role will include visits to client’s sites for meetings, surveys, and commissioning support will be required.

Experience required:

*Ability to design control systems from P&ID’s & Process Data Sheets

*Generation of project documentation (electrical drawings, proposals and specifications)

*AutoCAD & Microsoft Office literate

*Control Panel Design & Testing

*Understanding of electrical regulations relating to Hazardous Area applications.

Essential Requisites

*Technical and professional knowledge

*Ability to work alone and as a team

*Must be proactive and resourceful

*Teamwork and Co-operational skills

*Planning and Organisational skills

*Good Communication skills

*UK Driving Licence

The client we are supplying this Senior Electrical Engineer to are part of a worldwide, leading supplier of process equipment and systems. The successful Senior Electrical Engineer will play an important part in the delivery of a very busy and expanding order book and will have outstanding career prospects.

If the above sounds like you please apply NOW!