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22 Mar 2018

Permanent Electrical Design Engineer – Water / Wastewater

 Norwich, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Established in 1985 our client has grown over the years by diversification into various market sectors and recognising potential growth areas. They operate from offices in South Norfolk, employing staff from design engineers to qualified and experienced trades people operating across the UK. They are a multi-disciplined operation, embracing Electrical, Mechanical and Fabrication engineering activities employed predominantly within the water utilities sector. With a wealth of experience, our technical abilities cover design and installation on both Waste Water and Potable Water Treatment Works.

There is a need for an Electrical Design Engineer to be based at the Norwich office and report to the Electrical Engineering Manager. You will be an integral part of an experienced multi-disciplined team and responsible for the design management of water and wastewater projects. Your duties will be:

• Responsible for management of project specific design deliverables
• Carrying out design in accordance with M&E Design QA Procedures
• Responsible for the detailed design in accordance with the TEL Procedures
• Interpreting and understanding client requirements from client documents (drawings, specifications, correspondence, etc.)
• Communication with client, external design resources and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specification
• Site surveys of existing assets
• Optioneering and feasibility studies
• Assisting with tender pricing
• Production of procurement specifications for electrical equipment and production of detailed design construction drawings
• Project managing third party designs and providing design assistance to installation and commissioning teams
• Review of vendor data and drawings for all electrical equipment and package plant, motor control centres, power distribution panels and field equipment panels
• Management of internal and external project specific design costs in liaison with the Project Manager
• Undertaking and checking of design calculations including modelling of the complete power system (AMTECH)
• Preparation of drawings for CAD production, in accordance with the TEL QA procedures
• Assist in the development of process control philosophies with the Process Engineer and suppliers. Production of URS documentation
• Production of electrical scope and works enquiry submission documents
• Estimation of material and labour costs
• Undertake design risk assessments to support detailed design proposals
• Responsible for preparing detailed electrical specifications
• Responsible for the production of single line and block cable diagrams, load schedules, equipment specifications, cable schedules, equipment schedules, telemetry schedules, instrument schedules and I/O listings
• Record and document all design changes through to completion and issue of ‘As Built’ documents
• Liaise with clients and subcontractors

To be considered a suitable candidate for this position you will need to have the following qualifications, experience and accreditations:

• Trade or tertiary electrical qualifications.
• Electrical design experience on water / wastewater projects
• Chartered membership of a relevant professional institution would be an advantage but not essential providing the candidate is working towards either incorporated or chartered status

Personally you must be presentable and organised with excellent communication skills. A competitive salary will be negotiated with the right candidate with the possibility of a car or car allowance. To apply please follow the instructions or for a confidential discussion please call Paul Massocchi on 0117 973 8507.

Job Categories: Water / Waste Water. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £30000 to £40000.

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