Principal Electrical Engineers - South East England

Ref: 234 Date Posted: Friday 05 Aug 2022
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2020 Recruitment are looking to speak with Senior/Principal Electrical Engineers for our client based in Hersham on a 12 month initial contract.

Job Role

Responsible for providing specialist electrical engineering services to one or more projects. Committed to execute projects on schedule and budget (hours/capital) to ensure project profitability is maintained. He/she will also supervise others within their group to ensure the same whilst coordinating with the wider global engineering team to facilitate efficient and effective project execution. The individual will also need to be increasingly involved with seeking alternative ways of execution to keep company competitive within region and contributing to improvement of other electrical staff to do the same. 

 Main Responsibilities
This position is accountable for the following:

  • Leading execution of all elements of the electrical scope of work on a range of proposals and projects executed in the EMEA region, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager
  • Coordinating the efforts of the Electrical Designers in your team
  • Providing input to company electrical design standards
  • Developing new suppliers and outsourcing partners
  • Defining future and improving existing execution models for electrical engineering scope

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

  • 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)


Although deemed within IR35, a competitive salary is offered for this position and company pension.