Electrical Design Engineer
Overview of Responsibilities
Who are we looking for?
We have a superb opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer to join the Central Engineering Department. You will provide electrical engineering design support for the broad range of UKAEA’s Fusion programmes, this means you get to work on innovative and world leading technologies that are at the fore front of Fusion development.
As the Electrical Design Engineer you will take full responsibility for delivery of work and be accountable for it. You will be capable of working to the latest international standards and understand the latest technologies in the field. This will require you to have effective communication both orally and written, enabling you to to influence people at all levels.
The role would suit someone with a methodical and analytical approach to problem solving and enjoy working co-operatively withing a team.
Your Responsibilities include:
- Providing Electrical Design support on major fusion sub-systems from concept through to detailed design.
- Producing detailed schematics using CAD for complex industrial systems including robotics, safety systems and LV distribution.
- Ensuring that design deliverables are validated and compliant with international & UKAEA standards.
- Producing technical reports and procedures including design calculations.
- Acting as a technical reference for UKAEA in areas of specialist knowledge
Essential skills, experience and competence required
- Working knowledge of Electrical design standards and practices.
- Experience in complex industrial control systems Sound knowledge of LV systems and able to perform simple calculations.
- Competent CAD user with experience on at least one of - Solidworks Electrical, AutoCAD Electrical or Eplan.
- Relevant engineering degree, HNC or apprenticeship qualifications.
Desirable skills, experience and competence
- Experience with motor drives and position control
- Experience with Functional Safety of Machinery. BS EN 13849, BS EN 61508 for example.
- Experience with 3D CAD package.
- Completed full electrical engineering apprenticeship.
- ATEX qualified. BS 7671
What we offer
Our benefits package includes a vibrant culture committed to being fully inclusive, an Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders, Flexible working options including family friendly policies, Emergency paid leave, Generous annual leave allowance (30.5 days) increased with length of service, wide range of career development opportunities, outstanding defined benefit pension scheme; Corporate bonus scheme and a Relocation allowance (if eligible).
We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly from individuals from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds, including nationality and citizenship, people with disabilities and women. UKAEA is actively promoting EDI and taking steps to increase the diversity of our people through reinforcing best practice in recruitment and selection, and revaluating approaches where it is clear we can remove barriers to success.
This vacancy is due to close on 09/12/2022 . We may close earlier than this date if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
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