Electrical Design Engineer - International Department - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Design

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are seeking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineer to join our Head Office in Southampton, working as part of the International Division on electrical design for a £55m diesel-fuelled power station in the Falkland Islands. Responsible for the design management of Power generation, water, boiler and plant rooms

Duties include:

  • 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 when required
  • Optioneering and feasibility studies
  • 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

Qualifications/background:

  • An appropriate electrical qualification is required
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional institution is an advantage but not essential
  • A background of system automation, Power generation, plant rooms, BMS and PMS systems

Company Benefits

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

•            A competitive salary

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays

•            The opportunity to buy further holidays

•            Free onsite parking

•            Christmas shutdown

•            Childcare vouchers

•            Government Workplace Pension

We are also open to receiving applications from self-employed contractors.

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to tina.wheeler@trant.co.uk or call 02380 665544     

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