Electrical Design Technician

Electrical Design Technician


Electrical Design TechnicianHargreaves Recruitment have the pleasure of working with a very unique company that are based in South YorkshireThey are an internationally recognised specialist in Mechanical & Electrical Turnkey Systems across a wide range of engineering market sectors.They offer an exciting and challenging working environment and the ideal fit for them would be someone that is incredibly adaptable as the projects you will be working can be very diverseKey responsibilities

  • Involvement in projects throughout the lifecycle, from initial enquiry and early design through to detailed design, installation, commissioning, and post installation support.
  • Interpreting client’s specifications and partnership with the Electrical Project Engineer / Contract Manger providing engineered solutions.
  • Utilising CAD software to draft designs.
  • Producing necessary design reports and documentation.
  • Close liaison with the Electrical Project Engineer / Contract Manger to provide design forecast and progress.
  • Attend client meetings to support the project, providing technical expertise.
  • On site commissioning, servicing, fault finding both in the UK and Overseas.
  • Support the QH works electrician with any plant or infrastructure breakdowns.  
  • Ensuring health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest developments in electrical engineering.

Essential experience

  • An Engineering qualification to HNC/HND/Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant design experience
  • Highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of cable design software.
  • Detailed knowledge of BS7671, control panel/MCC design and specifications, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Designing industrial control systems including electrical distribution equipment, motor control centres, control panels, including supporting designs such as cable calculations, single line diagrams, materials lists, and cable schedules.
  • Able to work proactively both individually and as part of a small team.

Desired experience

  • AutoCAD Electrical / Eplan
  • A knowledge and understanding of AC/DC drives systems and or hydraulic systems would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of IEC 61508. 


  • Pension
  • Medical Insurance
  • Phone, laptop
  • Progression and development

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