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Electrical Design Engineer

Closing date: 2 May, 2022


The Electrical Design Engineer will provide electrical designs to the latest standards for a variety of electrical control panels for the business. You will have knowledge and understanding of LV/MV industrial switchgear equipment, MCC’s and isolation panels within a project-based environment. You will also ensure compliance to the latest standards and provide all required documentation for the control panels.


Reporting to the Head of Engineering, the main responsibilities include:
• Electrical design of products within required timescales
• Production of general arrangement drawings, single line diagrams and schematic diagrams of the control panels
• Create part numbers and structure products on time in full and without errors
• Provide advice and assistance to enable the company to comply with all relevant technical standards, such as Machinery Directive, Low Voltage Directive and EMC Directive as a minimum
• Act as the central hub in the compilation of all Technical Files and Operating Manuals
• Provide support and assistance to the Service Department in the design of upgrade opportunities for legacy equipment
• Provide support and assistance to the production department whilst the control panel build is progressing
• Comply with all Company policies, procedures and work instructions, including health and safety
• Comply with and promote the Company’s values and behaviours
• Carry out other reasonable duties requested by management


• Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Office and Autocad Electrical
• Experienced in the design of electrical control panels and motor control from customer specifications
• Experienced in the design of medium voltage distribution and switchboards up to 11kv utilisation voltage
• Familiar with British standards
• Proven experience in a similar role
• High attention to detail with strong organisational skills
• Experience of working in a project-based environment


• Always presents themselves in a professional manner in keeping with the image of the Company
• Upholds the company core values
• Promotes and encourages a positive workplace culture and quality work ethic
• Support the Company in all Health & Safety matters, Risk assessments and Safe systems of work.

• Participates positively in team meetings and briefs
• Supports and solicits input from team members at all levels within the organisation


• Participates in HR programs and enforces company policies
• Help support and mentor department staff

Internal Operations
• Enforces policies and procedures as per our commitment to Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental standards
• Carry out other reasonable duties as requested

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