Electrical Design Engineer - Falmer

Electrical Design Engineer - Falmer

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer - Falmer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH9443
Contact Name: Tom Mlinar
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2016 13:51

Job Description

Electrical Engineer,

Falmer, Near Brighton

£40,000 - £48,000 Per annum

Astute Technical Recruitment are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to work for a Design and Build Contractor based on East Sussex. The Successful Electrical Design Engineer you will prepare, develop and check electrical designs to suit contract requirements. Ensure that EICA designs are deployed effectively, economically and in accordance with all appropriate regulations and specifications to allow the company to minimise risks and maximise profits on contracts. The projects will range from 11kV distribution to mA instrument signals. Provide design guidance and support to regional delivery teams. Represent the EICA design department at all levels within the business including client meetings. To provide low cost high quality Engineering Designs to allow the company to minimise risks and maximise sub-programme gain share.

The ideal candidate will be Chartered or working towards Chartership and be qualified to a degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or a similar field, you will have several years' experience of EICA design within the UK Water / Process Industries and an appreciation of automated control systems based on PLCs, Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (Scada) Systems, Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and Telementry. You should also have knowledge of Electricity working regulations and an understanding of power distribution systems and associated calculations.

The successful Electrical Engineer will report to the Lead Design Engineer and will be responsible for -

  • Provide design solutions that meet all of the requirements the Sub-Programme Mandates
    * Produce design documents which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be purchased, installed and commissioned effectively. The term 'cost' is to embrace all costs associated with the design and the subsequent construction of the design. To be cost effective the whole out turn cost of the design solution must be considered including design time costs, material costs, erection costs and any impact that the design solution might have on other disciplines
    * Ensure that standard designs and design practices are utilised wherever possible
    * Produce outline electrical, instrumentation and control design on contracts
    * Attend internal design meetings
    * Liaise with other design disciplines
    * Liaise with Network Operating Companies (NOC's)
    * Carryout surveys at site visits
    * Attend design meetings with Clients
    * Review and approve/comment on sub-contractor designs
    * Gain approval of designs from Clients
    * Attend Factory Acceptance Tests at suppliers premises and produce reports
    * Ensure designs produced and those of sub-contractors meet the requirements of the specification
    * Ensure designs produced and those of sub-contractors are in accordance with all appropriate regulations
    * Implement latest H & S regulations and legislation
    * Ensure designs are within budget and produce the best overall outcome for the business

To apply for this role please call Tom Mlinar on 02392 222961 or send your cv to

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.