Senior Electrical & Instrument Designer

  • Location: North West, Warrington
  • Posting date: 10.01.2022
  • Closing date: 09.02.2022
  • Reference: BGEN048
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Why BGEN?
  • An opportunity to develop a culture of initiative, ideas and enterprise.
  • A commitment to development through training programmes and self-learning.
  • An empowering environment which promotes ownership and accountability.
Why BGEN?
  • An opportunity to develop a culture of initiative, ideas and enterprise.
  • A commitment to development through training programmes and self-learning.
  • An empowering environment which promotes ownership and accountability.

The Senior Electrical & Instrument Designer will have the responsibility to support BGEN Ltd Engineering & Design Department through provision of Electrical Design Services primarily within the Water Utility sector including:

  • Provision of 2D Design Deliverables, GAs, equipment layouts and cable/containment routing diagrams
  • Single line diagrams (Power and instrumentation)
  • Cable block diagrams (Power and instrumentation)
  • Earthing diagrams
  • Instrument Loop diagrams
  • Cable Calculations
  • Digital Communication Network Diagrams
  • Hazardous Area Designs, including IS Calculations
  • Full suite of traditional building services deliverables
  • Site surveys

The Senior Electrical & Instrument Designer will have a technical engineering background and have extensive Water Utility sector related experience.

The Senior Electrical & Instrument Designer will work closely with the Principal Engineers and Engineering & Design Team Leads to support the efficient and effective delivery of engineering & design services.

The post holder will:

  • Provide effective, accurate & efficient Electrical Engineering services to both internal & external customers
  • Generate electrical installation deliverables in compliance with BS7671 IEE Wiring Regulations and client specifications
  • Support effective delivery of projects to time, quality, and cost targets together with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Produce documentation in accordance with defined standards / quality requirements
  • Liaise with design and equipment subcontractors
  • Lead the improvement of performance by seeking, reviewing and applying, where appropriate, innovative solutions
  • Interface with other disciplines such as Mechanical, Process, HVAC and Civil
  • Extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a relevant design role including successful delivery of electrical installation designs within projects for the water utility sector.
  • Thorough knowledge of IEE Wiring Regulations – BS7671 – 18th Edition
  • HNC or Degree in technical engineering related subject
  • Strong experience in UK water utility sector construction projects
  • Experience of E&I design best practices
  • Strong understanding of design process & associated documentation
  • Project lifecycle experience (Concept through detail design to construction support and as built documentation)
  • Knowledge of data and administrative management practices and procedures
  • Familiarity with CDM Regulations 2015 together with experience of undertaking ‘Designer’ role
  • Ability to undertake site surveys
  • Collaborative skills and experience working in part of a multi-discipline team
  • Familiarity with hazardous area design together with hazardous area protection principals and generation of associated documentation e. Intrinsically safe calculations and hazardous area inspection schedules
  • Work packages encompass varying project stages from concept through to detail design and will include requirement for construction support
  • Ability to work in a team or alone, comfortable to liaise with client representatives
  • Ability to identify innovative solutions and embrace emerging technology
  • Possess strong communication and organisational skills
  • Working knowledge of 3D software and associated design principals
  • Knowledge of BIM level 2 requirements

Proficient use of the following software packages:

  • AutoCAD LT
  • Relux/Dialux
  • Trimble (Amtech) Pro Design Suite Cable Sizing Software
  • Microsoft suite of programs

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