Our client is a specialist lifting equipment manufacturer to the oil & gas, chemical, energy and automotive sectors, with global projects and partners this company really is a specialist in their field. Due to expansion they are looking for a Electrical Design Engineer with experience of crane and hoist electrical design, you will be based at their Birmingham office but covering a global remit of projects.
Electrical Design Engineer
This role will involve supporting the Project and Series product, Sales and Engineering teams in the
electrical design, detail engineering, specification, certifying and sourcing of products.
Liaise with internal Engineers and clients to discuss or develop existing or potential future
engineering proposals and specifications.
Develop end to end tendering electrical designs for specified works, in conjunction with the space
envelope constraints available in the mechanical arrangements.
Deliver in a timely manner Electrical design costings and lead time estimates to meet the
requirements of the relevant invitation to tender scope
Produce detail electrical designs for contracts; including control circuit design, schematic diagrams,
panel heat calculations, panel layouts, cable calculations, cable schedules and parts lists.
Prepare electrical documentation required for contracts to meet customer specifications.
Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical schemes instruments, equipment, facilities,
components, products, and systems to comply with latest legislation and safety requirements.
Operate computer-aided engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering
Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support,
documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer
Ensure sufficient resources are identified during costing to meet delivery programme requirements
Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation
standards and specifications.
Inspect completed installations and observe operations, to ensure conformance to design and
equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards. Including the
development of Electrical FAT procedures.
Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment.
Investigate and test vendors' and competitors' products.
Investigate relevant customer complaints, determine nature and extent of problem, and recommend
This position works standard office hours. However, the incumbent will be required to work unpaid
overtime on the occasional basis, reasonable notice will be given of this requirement.
There will be a requirement to travel to customer premises throughout the UK.
Attend FAT testing of equipment at sub contractors facilities to ensure functional and technical
compliance with the Project specifications.
Qualified to at least HNC in Electrical Engineering
5 years previous experience in crane and hoist scheme detail electrical design work
Proficient user of AutoCAD
Knowledge of related standards, in particular BS, EN and 17thEdition IEE regulations
Previous experience in the certification process of Ex equipment by NRTL's
Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.
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