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Senior Electrical Design Engineer – Sheffield

Role Description

As part of the design team, responsible for providing electrical design drawings required for BESS installations, the successful candidate will work closely with the project management, procurement and production teams to accurately design projects, providing electrical design oversight and technical assistance.  To provide input to all aspects of project designs from scoping and design right through to bill of materials. The post holder will be responsible for design drawings, liaising with procurement and production to produce the final product.

The design deliverables include equipment layouts for containerised battery solutions, cable containment diagrams, container plan and side elevation drawings, battery and PLC system electrical schematics, single line diagrams and cable schedules. All designs must ensure compliance with client specifications, regulatory standards and recognised electrical engineering standards and current health and safety legislation.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Undertaking senior and lead technical roles on project specific multi-disciplinary engineering teams; being a senior technical authority on protection engineering within the wider company
  • Undertake technical quality assurance reviews and provide design approval/sign-off, as required, on P&C related designs and deliverables. Work closely with other sections with the business
  • Maintain technical compliance to applicable client and client design management standards, processes, and procedures on all work delivered
  • Experience in Electrical Component Selection
  • Experience in design HV and LV switchgear panels
  • Assist with developing and implementing policies, processes, procedures, standards, and technical guidance, as required, to continually improve the engineering capability
  • Preparing electrical protection schemes for power engineering projects
  • Preparation of SLD’s/Block protection diagrams and specifying detailed Relay/Protection panel designs
  • Preparation of Protection Coordination grading studies covering both the HV & LV side of the projects

Skills, experience & education

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent minimum 5 years experience as a design engineer
  • Be able to interpret electrical engineering drawings
  • Good communication skills and ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of, and ability to implement, engineering design management best practices
  • Understanding of the requirements of relevant UK Health & Safety legislation
  • Strong IT skills including Autocad, Microsoft Office and Solidworks (desirable)
  • Proficient in Amtech, preparing cable calculation

What we offer

  • Salary of £55,000 – £65,000 depending upon experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays

To apply, please send CV and Cover Letter to careers@powerstar.com

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