*EXCLUSIVE* Marine Electrical & Control Engineer | Renewable Energy Technology | London/Southampton

England - London & South East
Electrical Engineering
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Competitive with benefits package
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Job Description

Our client (HQ in London) is an established global shipping expert who has developed and commercialised a fuel-saving renewable technology.    The Electrical & Control Engineer is a newly created role within the company.  Reporting to the Technical Director and working within a small but growing team the Electrical & Control Engineer will be leading the electrical and control system design for the company's renewable technology. 

Purpose of the Job:

To deliver the company’s Engineering design, development and innovation goals in relation to the marine electrical and control engineering design for the renewable technology systems.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Lead the electrical, control and software design for the systems to achieve high quality, cost effective solutions
  2. Responsible for relationships with and management of Electrical and Control consultants/ suppliers.
  3. Prepare contract specification documents for the procurement and delivery of all electrical, control system, software applications including FAT sign off etc.
  4. Lead the development of instrumentation, measurement and data acquisition systems (including ship to shore communications to feed into future Condition Based Monitoring/ Digital Twinning).
  5. Deliver the product approvals and future Type Approvals for the Systems (Electrical part)

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical/ Control Engineering
  • Actively studying towards Chartership

Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven track record of contract delivery and confidence to sign off designs prior to manufacture
  • Experience of electro-mechanical design for electric motors and VFD drive control (programming capabilities and hardware selection)
  • Experience of instrumentation and data acquisition / monitoring systems
  • Experience of various electrical power systems 

Personal Qualities and Competences

  • Clear written English
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including adapting to the audience
  • Co-operative approach
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Creative/innovative approach – able to apply knowledge and experience effectively to new situations
  • Confident in own expertise with willingness to listen
  • High attention to detail and thorough approach
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic “start-up” environment
  • Willingness to travel: for business meetings with ship owners and designers; occasional travel for longer periods (3-4 weeks) for first-in-kind implementations may also be necessary

    For more information please contact Senior Consultant, Rhiannon May on 020 3746 3746