Principle Electrical Engineer

DATS are looking for a Principle Electrical Engineer to join our client based in Cumbria, on a permanent basis, to work on various nuclear-related projects.

Role: Principle Electrical Engineer
Position Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cumbria
Industry: Nuclear
Reference: HQ6060
Date Posted: 04/05/2017

What does the job involve?

As the Principle Electrical Engineer, you will be required to undertake a wide variety of tasks involving the generation if the technical aspects. You will be responsible for project based personnel for the complete engineering content of projects and tenders at the highest level.

Typical duties include:

  • Manage a team of engineers providing specialist technical and investigation expertise in support of projects and plant operations.
  • Assists in the management of projects,  setting standards  for the team which  reflect good  and safe  practice,  ensuring resource (financial and people) and information allocations are sufficient to complete specified tasks.
  • Contribute to the development of budgetary procedures, specifications and safety documentation.
  • Active involvement in identifying and participating in improvement initiatives/projects.
  • To ensure the Design  Intent is  met for the design packages produced.
  • Identify major technical uncertainties and provide suitable solutions and advice.
  • To organise, supervise, monitor and develop the team to ensure effective outputs.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Must attain UK security clearance
  • Ideally a Chartered Engineer
  • Proficient with AutoCAD
  • Experience in the use of AMTECH ProDesign
  • Previous relevant experience in the Nuclear industry
  • Working experience of Electrical power distribution systems
  • Experience managing a team of Engineers and Designers
  • Good working knowledge of national/international codes, specifications and standards

What are the pay and benefits?


If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills

If you feel this opportunity could be a fit for your skills and experience, please reply to this advert and one of our Consultants will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. Recruitment processes with our Clients usually move quickly and successful applicants will advance to interview stage promptly. Regrettably, only applicants who demonstrate the required experience outlined in the advert will be contacted.

If successful, candidates will need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK.