Electrical Engineer – Nuclear

  • Contract
  • Chester


  • Salary – £50,000 – £65,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
  • Annual Company Bonus
  • Annual Leave – 25 days increasing to 28 after 6 years’ service
  • Defined Contribution Pension – Maximum contributions:  Employer 16% / Employee 11%
  • Hybrid working – 2 days remote working

Our client is a leading nuclear technology company that specialise in supplying advance technology to the nuclear sector.

A vacancy has arisen for an Electrical Engineer to join their on-site Technical Services team based in Capenhurst, Chester.

Key accountabilities:

  • Carry out all duties to the highest standards of health, safety, and environmental requirements
  • Implementation of electrical safety standards in equipment designs
  • Production of detailed technical specifications including equipment functional specifications and system descriptions
  • Specification and design for drive system hardware, medium frequency distribution and single machine drives
  • Modelling and simulation of electrical systems including performance, rating calculations and harmonics
  • Working with subcontractors including checking and approval of detail design drawings to confirm compliance     with standards
  • Checking of suppliers’ test specifications and attendance of tests at suppliers’ factories and customer sites
  • Provide routine maintenance, trouble shooting and training support to customers for their existing systems
  • Liaise with key internal and external interfaces to ensure the satisfactory delivery of work
  • Presentation of information for design and safety reviews
  • Carry out development activities to generate new products and to improve existing ones
  • Analyse plant process, commissioning, and test data and to establish areas for performance and efficiency improvements
  • Capability to develop project proposals including schedule and cost forecasts
  • Ability to manage project deliverables and provide clear status reporting to internal and external stakeholders

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A degree in electrical or electronic engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in the design or application of variable speed drives in an industrial environment, including an understanding of power quality and EMC
  • A good understanding of electrical safety and capital investment protection
  • Experience of MV/LV distribution, standby generation and UPS would be an advantage
  • Ability to produce high quality written reports and specifications
  • Ability to lead technical discussions with suppliers, customers, and internal stakeholders
  • Experience of work with a range of subcontractors in a multinational organisation and supervision of the provision of design information by subcontractors
  • Practical experience of equipment testing
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high level of computer literacy.

For more information, please contact Scarlet Wilson on 01617071516.

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