• Senior Electrical Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(05/11/2019 13:16)
    Job ID
    2019-3643
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Consultancy
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

     

     

    What will I be doing?

    As a client facing senior engineer your responsibilities will typically involve:

     

    • Responsibility for electrical discipline technical input for projects and/or proposals; including the preparation and/or checking of engineering deliverables
    • Ensuring all applicable national and international codes of practice, legislation and company/client standards and procedures are complied with
    • Preparing equipment and materials requisitions for HV and LV switchboards, transformers, UPS systems, power factor correction, trace-heating, lighting and other electrical equipment
    • Reviewing supplier’s quotations and preparing technical bid assessments
    • Preparing subcontract requisitions specifying installation scopes of work
    • Mentoring and assisting graduates and engineers

    About you

    As an experienced electrical engineer, you will have:

     

    • Significant engineering experience in the Oil & Gas, Nuclear and/or Water sectors
    • Extensive knowledge of UK legislation and standards
    • Ideally hold an honours degree or equivalent in electrical engineering (or similar subject)
    • Chartered Engineer and Membership of the IET
    • Competence in the requirements for installation of electrical equipment in process plants involving potentially explosive areas
    • Experience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment, including Atex, PED, Low Voltage Directive, Machinery Directive and EMC Compliance

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  

     

    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

     

    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

     

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