Electrical Engineer

Ref: ZR_6849_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 May 2022


My client is a defence consultancy who offer a variety of projects and services to their clients within the industry. Currently, they are looking to enhance their Naval business capabilities to ensure the success of projects based around the creation and realisation of new systems that will be implemented onto Naval Vessels.

My client is looking for an Electrical Engineer to support the delivery of numerous Naval Engineering Projects based across their Southwest department. You will work in close proximity with your line manager, providing support across the department and using your electrical engineering capabilities, processes and toolsets to successfully delivery engineering projects to both internal and external clients

My client is open to candidates who are looking for hybrid working opportunities, but they may expect candidates to travel to client sites, based on the clients’ requirements at the time. My client will also be open to putting candidates through the security clearance process prior to starting and will help in every step along the way. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to learn more about this security clearance check.

If this role meets your requirements, please apply now!!


Key responsibilities
  • Assisting with the design of Electrical Engineering Systems for new marine platforms, life extension programmes and in-service solutions, including design changes and modifications.
  • Providing advice on the integration of electrical systems and equipment within ships, submarines, and other marine platforms.
  • Providing electrical engineering support across a range of technical consultancy projects, including Maritime, Land and Environmental Sector projects.
  • Liaising with customers to understand requirements and provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Management of electrical engineering projects.
  • Provision of ad-hoc assistance to broader mechanical and marine engineering projects.
Skills & experience
  • Electrical Engineer with HNC/HND/Foundation Degree or Bachelors/Master’s Degree in an Electrical related subject or appropriate Naval and/or Commercial Marine electrical experience.
  • Demonstrable Electrical experience in the Maritime, Land or Environmental sectors.
  • Experience of leading technical projects to time, cost, and quality through excellent organisational skills despite competing priorities.
  • Experience of communicating your work to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner through meetings, written reports and/or presentations; ability to communicate at all levels in an organisation.
  • Ability to coach/mentor less experienced staff and able to receive and give feedback.
  • Flexibility to be deployed on a range of projects, across customer sites and using a breadth of technical skills and knowledge.

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

  • Dealing with equipment suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Understanding of the issues pertaining to the integration of electrical systems and equipment or complex integrated electrical systems within ships or marine platforms.
  • Design intent management and experience of working within Shipyard environment.
  • Liaising with customers to understand their requirements and producing statements of work or proposals that deliver innovative solutions.
  • Project management.
  • Leading and line managing junior members of staff, supporting the technical delivery of their work and their ongoing professional development.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • 25 days per annum as well as public holidays & flexible holidays available to buy
  • One day’s paid leave per year to undertake community or charitable activities
  • The pension works on a 2:1 contribution rate
  • Life assurance is provided for all employees
  • Shared Parental Leave & Pay
  • Annual professional subscriptions which are relevant to your role.
  • Promotions are considered twice yearly and internal opportunities are advertised to staff when appropriate
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