Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer

  • Contract
  • Surrey
    Location: Surrey
    Sector: Water
    Job type: Contract
    Salary: £65 - £70 per hour GBP / Year
    Contact: Highfield Professional Solutions
    Contact email: [email protected]
    Contact phone:01489774010
    Job ref: BBBH23015_1719500095
    Published:
    Duration:
    Expiry Date: 2024-Jul-25
    Startdate: ASAP

    Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer – Water Industry

    Location: Nationwide Offices (2-3 days per week on-site)

    Contract Type: Initial 6-month Contract (Inside IR35)

    Rate: Up to £70 per hour


    About the Role:

    We are seeking a highly skilled Electrical Design Engineer with experience in the water industry to join our team. This role offers the opportunity to work on innovative projects across the UK, with the flexibility of being in the office 2-3 days per week. Our offices are located nationwide, providing a convenient work environment close to you. The position offers a competitive hourly rate and the chance to make significant contributions to critical water treatment projects.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Design and develop electrical systems for water treatment facilities, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    • Create detailed electrical schematics, layouts, and documentation.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, project managers, and site personnel, to deliver high-quality design solutions.
    • Conduct site visits to assess project requirements and provide technical support during installation and commissioning phases.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve electrical design issues, ensuring optimal performance and safety.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, technologies, and best practices in electrical design for the water sector.
    • Ensure all designs meet environmental and health & safety standards.

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Proven experience as an Electrical Design Engineer, preferably within the water industry.
    • Strong proficiency in electrical design software (e.g., AutoCAD, EPLAN, or similar).
    • Solid understanding of electrical systems, control panels, and instrumentation used in water treatment facilities.
    • Experience with relevant standards and regulations (e.g., BS7671, IEC, and other industry-specific codes).
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong communication and documentation skills.

    Desirable Skills:

    • Relevant certifications in electrical design or engineering.
    • Knowledge of sustainable and energy-efficient design practices.
    • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies.

    What We Offer:

    • Competitive hourly rate up to £70 (Inside IR35).
    • Flexible working arrangements with offices located nationwide.
    • Opportunity to work on innovative projects with a leading organisation in the water industry.
    • Collaborative and supportive team environment.
    • Potential for contract extension based on performance and project needs.

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