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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Start Date: asap
Reference: 11329
Contact Name: Lilian
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 23, 2018 08:57

Job Description

I am currently looking for senior electrical engineers to help my client on their challenging projects, there is a great opportunity to develop your career within the company in the long term.

The successful candidate will be a degree qualified Electrical Engineer who has or is well on the way to achieving chartered status, preferably with the IET.

The work is predominantly water related including non-infrastructure and infrastructurerelated schemes. This includes wastewater treatment and associated pumping as well as water supply, treatment and transfer systems. There is however a degree of building services work including small power, lighting, electrical distribution and security and fire alarm systems.

The successful applicant will join the water and M&E team working for the Lead Engineer within a developed small team environment involved in a wide ranging role which could include (project dependent) design, bid preparation, specification and tender preparation, site asset surveys, energy efficiency green development strategies as well as part time site supervisory roles on both clean and waste water construction sites schemes.

The candidate would also be required to provide mentorship and technical guidance tojunior electrical engineers within the team

The candidate will note there may be a requirement for some work out of the home base area in remote areas, and as such personal transport is considered a pre-requisite.

The candidate should note that the role will also likely include liaison with site basedoperational and maintenance staff.

Reporting to the Lead Engineer the successful applicant will be responsible for working within the water team provide a complete mechanical/electrical/civil solution within tight timescales and to tight budgets.


The candidate shall be able to demonstrate an understanding of electrical design within the water industry (both wastewater and clean water structure) including an understanding of operation and control functions within MCC panels as well as ICA equipment. The applicant shall be able to carry out electrical design and cable calculations as well as having an understanding of control and automation systems.

Knowledge in HV systems would be beneficial.

The candidate shall require an understanding of Health and Safety, DSEAR and HAZOPrequirements, including safety requirements within the water industry.

The applicant shall be able to understand P&IDs and be able to produce single line diagrams for electrical distribution systems as well as have experience in producing electrical specifications. *Evidence of this will be required at interview.*

Evidence of continual CPD development within the water and electrical sectors are considered essential.

Good communication skills and computer literacy including Word, Excel, Power Point,and Microsoft projects are all considered essential and the candidate will be requested to show previous examples of such skills.

The candidate will require the ability to be diverse and flexible in nature to meet the changing roles of the employer dependent upon the demands of the commissions.


An understanding of MCC functionality and design, electrical distribution and power generation is required.

A basic knowledge of Telemetry, remote monitoring and SCADA systems is advantageous as is knowledge of pump control using PID control of VSD’s.

Involvement within CPD activities for both their current and previous employers as well as the IET would be considered favourable.

Any knowledge and understanding of waste water operational requirements, water and waste water process design and MEICA inputs would again be considered advantageous but not essential.

An ability to be able to use Amtech is required and the ability to use a CAD package including AutoCAD would be considered an advantage plus any building services design packages such as Hevacomp, IES or Cymap.


  • Electrical design
  • Bid preparation
  • Report Production
  • specification and tender prepation
  • Site asset surverys
  • Energy efficency green development strategies as well as part time site supervisory roles.
  • Liason with operations and maintenance staff on site.
  • Be able to ensure compliance with current industry standards and to work with all stake holders to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Be able to produce clear and concise written documentation for operational staff who undertake ongoing operation and maintenance of plant.

Location: Mid Sussex

Salary: £30k min depending on experience.

Please do get in touch on 0121 667 8637 / 07545207400 or if you or someone you know is interested.