Electrical CAD Designer

Ref: ZR_6312_JOB  ·  Posted on 22 July 2021


Our client is an industry leader in all aspects of IT, computer network operations and cyber security and is at the forefront of the challenge to find innovative solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber domain.

Key responsibilities
  • Produce and review electrical schematics in accordance with relevant standards and internal Computer Aided Design (CAD) processes, using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Develop and maintain component libraries to support electrical schematic activities
  • Provide electrical engineering support to the Electrical Design Engineering team
  • Understand and interpret PI&D control systems, where required
  • Create, modify, maintain and manage electrical schematics for power and control systems
  • Support Electrical Design Engineering team in component selection through analysis and justification
  • Produce, modify, maintain and manage technical documents to support contractual deliverables (e.g. specifications, design documents, Bill of Materials (BOMs) etc.)
  • Manage and adhere to configuration management processes for baseline control throughout the full project lifecycle
  • Manage and adhere to change control processes, providing input to impact assessments
  • Collaboratively support other engineering and supporting functions from an electrical schematic perspective
  • To be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
Skills & experience
  • Strong experience in an Electrical Design Engineering position
  • Engineering Degree in related discipline (experienced Electrical Design Engineers without a degree will also be considered)
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD Electrical or similar (2+ years)
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Hold SC clearance or ability to achieve it

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Experience of working within a team developing Naval Platform Management Systems (PMS) for surface and sub-surface programmes
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Defence programmes
  • Experience in battery technology and management systems
  • Experience in electrical power distribution design
  • Experience in Defence Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards (e.g. Def Stan 59-411)
  • Familiarity with electrical panel/enclosure/cabinet design
Additional benefits
  • Up to 8% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
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