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Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £50 p/h
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 786
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 1039141

NRL are currently recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to work with a client of ours, a leading supplier of industrial gases to work on an initial 6 month contract, based in Hersham.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading execution of all elements of the electrical scope of work on a range of proposals and projects executed in the EMEAI region, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager

  • Coordinating the efforts of the Electrical Designers

  • Providing input to our client’s electrical design standards

  • Developing new suppliers and outsourcing partners

  • Defining future and improving existing execution models for electrical engineering scope

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum of degree level qualification in Electrical Engineering; you should be either a Chartered Engineer or actively pursuing Chartered Engineer status with the appropriate Institute

  • Proven experience in electrical power engineering working in a design function within the process design industry

  • Some experience in a supervisory position with budget responsibility

  • Demonstrated understanding of large motors (induction and synchronous) in the range of 1-10MW; experience with larger motors (10MW up) will be a plus

  • Experience in specification and procurement of low, medium and high voltage Switchgear, Power transformers and Power electronics (LCI's, VSD's and Thyristor Controllers)

  • An ability to work with software packages for analysis of power systems ( e.g. SKM Powertools or ETAP)

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive hourly rate

  • Stable contract duration