Electrical Design Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


The Trant Group is an Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Water, International, Process and Control & Automation. We have over 700 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it could not be a better time to join the business.

We are seeking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineers to join our team at Head Office in Southampton. The role is working as part of a multi-disciplined team, responsible for the design management of water and wastewater treatment plants. Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, individuals will be responsible for managing all aspects of electrical design, including:

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
Optioneering and feasibility studies
Assisting with tender pricing
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


An appropriate electrical qualification is required and Chartered membership of a relevant professional institution is an advantage but not essential.

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 of 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

Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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