Quick Job Application

In a rush? Simply drop off your CV by clicking on the button to your right, and we'll get in contact if we have a suitable vacancy.

LV Design Engineer

Job Type:
Salary DOE
LV Design Engineer



Our Client has a requirement for an LV Design Engineeer, who will be required to work on a permanent basis in Warrington


Role Purpose:

To take a lead role in allocated projects, ensuring all of the LV design elements and procurement of materials are completed in a timely manner and to agreed timescales, whilst taking responsibility for associated product conformity requirements and commercial performance in line with company targets.
To mentor other LV Design Engineers and assist in the development of their skills and capabilities.
To co-ordinate the efforts of other disciplines in delivering projects.
To provide technical assistance and guidance on projects both pre and post sales.


Job Role Responsibilities:

1. Monitor and plan projects to ensure they are completed on time and to budget, including updating project commercial files and monthly progress reports, capturing change and highlighting any project risks.
2. Produce and assume accountability of LV design and engineering procedures / forms relating to an integrated operating model, for the delivery phase of projects.
3. Complete the production of electrical design drawings and calculations from client’s requirements, associated technical standards and ‘best’ engineering practice.
4. Carry out technical reviews of electrical design drawings and calculations within the LV Engineering department.
5. Provide technical guidance to teams within Technology on ‘best technical solutions’ both pre and post sales. Generating the highest level of system requirements, based on the user's needs and other constraints such as cost and programme, in coordination with the Technical Manager.
6. Work as part of a collaborative team (coordinated by the Technical Manager) to develop standards & tools in order to enhance productivity, improve quality, comply with legislation and/or keep abreast of developments in technology. Ensure the LV Engineering team is properly updated with developments / standards by leading the communication process.
7. Maintain compliance with the Technology QA system technical requirements within the team by review and audit.
8. Carry out site surveys involving intrusive investigation of in-service LV Assemblies and provide report of findings and requirements.
9. Assist in the generation of estimates, proposals and tenders as necessary.
10. Carry out technical reviews of estimates, proposals and tenders as necessary.
11. Notify LV Operations Director of any significant commercial, technical or contractual risks associated with current or pending projects.
12. Actively participate in regular LV Engineering meetings.
13. Attend weekly meetings for project planning and progress review.
14. Prepare for and attend project meetings as required.
15. Positively promote capabilities and relationships within other parts of the business in order to maximise on cross-divisional opportunities.


Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:

Academic qualifications
HNC/HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Or equivalent through experience).
Working towards BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering. (Preferable)
Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). (Preferable)
Professionally registered as EngTech or IEng (Engineering Council). (Preferable).

Job related experience
>5 years as an LV Design Engineer (Or equivalent through experience).
Hands-on experience of Power Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies

Skills and knowledge
Competent technical knowledge of industrial power systems.
Competent technical knowledge of industrial control and automation systems.
Knowledge of BS EN 61439-2 Power Switchgear and Controlgear Assemblies.
Knowledge of BS EN 60947 Low-voltage Switchgear and Controlgear.
Knowledge of BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations.
Knowledge of selectivity and co-ordination of protective devices and switching devices. Knowledge of electrical distribution theory, cable sizing, motor starting and control techniques. Knowledge of programmable logic controller systems and associated hardware. Knowledge of industrial communication networks, protocols and architecture. Knowledge of network ‘fault-levels’ and associated LV Assembly short-circuit withstand strength. Knowledge of power loss, heat dissipation and associated LV Assembly temperature-rise limits.
Knowledge of earthing systems and practice.
Knowledge of Product Conformity requirements (UKCA / CE Marking).
Knowledge of Project Management ‘best practice’. Knowledge of ISO9001 QA systems.
Proficient in current release of Autodesk (AutoCAD) or Bentley (Microstation / Promis.e) and Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint) software.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation and with clients.
Ability to influence and negotiate effectively.
Competency Level 4 working towards level 5 (Refer to LV Engineering Competency Assessment).


Company information

At Talascend 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 LV Design Engineers looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.


Recommended for You

Related Jobs

Recently Viewed

  1. LV Design Engineer

    LV Design Engineer

    Area: Warrington

    Sector: Power

    Salary: Salary DOE


Help us with our survey
Do you feel the jobs market has picked up?