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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Senior Electrical Engineer


12 Month Contract

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Our client has a requirement for a Senior Electrical Engineer, who will be required to work on a 12 month contract basis in Reading.


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs the assessment and design and monitors ongoing process of a project, including the coordination of the project with project delivery team.
  • Leading/working with a team of EC&I engineers/designers in developing engineering.


Essential Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • Possess in depth knowledge of the electrical engineering discipline.
  • Experience in HV generation/distribution systems (50&60Hz) and associated control and protection systems.
  • Experience in HV/LV cable sizing and design and using cable sizing software (ETAP/AMTECH).
  • Experience in LV systems and electrical building services.
  • Experience of working on Nuclear Safety Implicated systems.
  • Experience of working with and implementing Safety Case requirements.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Experience in a contracting environment, relevant site experience.
  • Possess suitable security clearance or capable of obtaining relevant NSV clearance.
  • Must be a sole UK national.
  • Willing to travel if/when required.



  • Background in project design/engineering work in specialist area preferred (Nuclear and Defence Sector).
  • Professionally qualified (e.g. Incorporated/Chartered) Engineer with a degree (preferred but not necessary) in the relevant discipline.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD/Revit software.
  • Demonstrated record of maintaining own skills and knowledge at the forefront of the field.
  • Willingness to work in locations throughout the UK.


Security Clearance Will Be Required.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Electrical Engineer’s looking for new employment.

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