Senior Electrical Engineer - Heavy Industry

Hemel Hempstead
Renewable Energy
Up to £45000.00 per annum + benefits & hybrid working
12-05-2022 02:46 PM

Senior Electrical Engineer
Hemel Hempstead - hybrid working available (2 days office, 3 days home)
£40,000 - £45,000 DOE + benefits

Astute are proudly partnered with a business who control, manage and optimise critical national infrastructure. The client provides operational and engineering services to fuel and gas pipelines throughout the UK, with their headquarters and main depot being in Hemel Hempstead. We're looking for a strong and experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join their growing team.

Roles and Responsibilities
As the Senior Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Accountability for end-to-end project delivery and engaging senior stakeholders both internally and with external blue-chip clients
  • Providing project control from initial project approval through to commissioning and handover
  • Ensure agreed project hours and cost targets are adhered to through effective project and financial control. Seek to enhance project fee where possible by cross selling and scope development
  • Preparing project plans and programmes to ensure work is carried out in accordance with good industry practice and standards
  • Preparing commercial contract documentation for procurement of services and materials. Evaluating supply chain tenders and provide technical and commercial recommendations for contract award.
  • Managing supply and service provider contracts and authorise invoices for payment within allocated financial authority.
  • Preparing project estimates and technical input for proposals to prospective clients.
  • Take management responsibility for contract / agency support staff where required and other discipline engineers (who may provide discipline input to your projects) as necessary.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • HND or appropriate Engineering degree, preferably member of professional engineering institution
  • Exceptional Project Management Skills
  • Demonstrable experience in designing and delivering electrical projects
  • Ideally 3 years' experience in energy sector (downstream oil and gas is advantageous)
  • Valid UK driving licence

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Salary of £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Excellent, progressive company pension scheme

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or call 07441391419 to speak to Lucie Hayward who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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