Electrical Design Engineer

Location Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

Contact email: mark@superior-recruitment.com
Published: 12 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer on behalf of our client based in Glasgow. This is a full time staff position.

The function of the Electrical Design Engineer (EDE) is to take responsibility for the design and development of new electrical systems for various applications and assume the position of Electrical Technical Authority for the Company.

Key Duties:

  • Carry out electrical engineering review of customer specifications.

  • Work within the engineering team to compile detailed electrical engineering solutions in line with customer requirements.

  • Prepare electrical schematic diagrams, single line diagrams, cable schedules and MTO.

  • Work with the tendering team to compile Electrical costings in line with customer RFQ’s

  • Compile complete electrical system layouts and drawings using CAD

  • Liaise with the workshop engineers throughout the build of projects to oversee all electrical aspects of the project.

  • Liaise with customers to establish and develop electrical system specifications to meet the project needs.

The EDE’s remit is to ensure that the electrical input to all capital projects is delivered technically fit for purpose and compliant with relevant legislation, standards and industry guidelines.

This role may require intermittent travel to project sites for occasional meetings and surveys. The EDE must be organized, a multitasker and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Technical Duties

  • Implement project/client requirements into electrical design.

  • Prepare electrical load list, schematic diagrams, single line diagrams, cable schedules and MTO.

  • Perform calculations for equipment sizing, UPS, cable sizing, lighting, grounding and heat tracing.

  • Prepare specifications, data sheets, cable schedules and interface schedules.

  • Produce material take-off and material requisition.

  • Review and input to Bids and Technical Evaluation.

  • Design and checking of single lines, schematics and wiring diagrams, area classification, grounding, panel/cable schedules, equipment layout, cable layout, tray layout, lighting and installation details.

  • Review and coordinate electrical models with the other disciplines.

  • Design, implement, review and coordinate electrical 2D CAD drawings.

  • Review vendor drawings.

  • Visit construction/plant sites and fabrication/manufacturing facilities during design phase on as required basis.

  • Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT’s) and Sites Acceptance Tests (SAT’s) for equipment on assigned projects.

  • Provide construction support and assist with pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities for electrical systems when required.

  • Coordinate the efforts of Electrical Sub-Contractor(s), ensuring that the Contractor meets expectation in terms of time, cost, quality & HSE.

  • Supports the Construction Department in the preparation and review of Construction Contracts, selection of bidders, evaluation of tenders and the attending of site meetings as may be required.

  • Provide information where necessary to estimate the cost of contract changes on assigned projects. Alert the Project Engineer / Project Manager to circumstances considered to be subject to contract change.

  • Advise the Engineering Manager of any slippages / deviations and their causes and proposed corrective action and of any technical problems and unresolved differences with other groups.

  • Liaise with Customer Focal points to ensure the pro-active management and delivery of the Services, in line with client contracts and individual project/work scopes

  • Liaise direct with clients to inform them of Services and where these services can provide added value.

  • Identify and supply pro-active asset management proposals to customers in order that we are adding value to our existing services.

  • Present work scope and asset presentations and deliver to customers.

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure clarity of understanding of all customer/project requirements.

  • Ensure knowledge of industry developments is kept up to date.

  • Ensure development and improvement of existing products and services.

  • Ensure activities within the electrical discipline meet agreed target completion dates.

  • Provision of accurate and detailed reports encompassing all aspects of Key Areas of Responsibility.

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.