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Principal/Senior Electrical Engineer

Job description

WRS are looking for a Principal or Senior Electrical Engineer for a major O&G EPC based in London.  This is a contract position due to run up to July 2023


  • Implement project/client requirements into electrical design.
  • Prepare electrical load list, schematic diagrams, single line diagrams, cable schedules, MCC Schedule, DB Schedule and MTO using Smart Plant Electrical.
  • Perform Insulation coordination and transient study using PSCAD or EMTP software.
  • Perform calculations for equipment sizing, UPS, cable sizing, lighting, grounding, and heat tracing.
  • Prepare specifications, data sheets, cable schedules and interconnection schedules.
  • Produce material take-off and material requisition.
  • Review Bids and Technical Evaluation.
  • Design and checking of single lines, schematics and wiring diagrams, area classification, grounding, panel/cable schedules, equipment layout, cable layout, tray layout, lighting, and installation details without supervision.
  • Review and coordinate electrical 3D model with the other disciplines.
  • Review and coordinate electrical 2D AutoCAD/ Micro-station drawings. Supervise and coordinate the activity of a small group of drafters, junior/intermediate designers and/or junior/intermediate engineers.
  • Review vendor drawings (Electrical as well as Package Vendors documents).
  • Visit construction/plant sites and fabrication shops during design phase on as required basis.
  • Provide construction support and perform pre-commissioning and start-up activities for electrical systems when required

Experience Required

  • Sizing and selection of Low and high voltage equipment, Transformer, Switchgear, Large VFDs, AC/ DC UPS systems etc.
  • Design of cabling, lighting. earthing and lightning protection systems including calculations and layout.
  • Development of specifications and philosophies
  • Power Systems Studies (ETAP or equivalent- preferred).
  • Meeting with Client / Vendors
  • Calculations of cable size, load list,
  • Review of Inter discipline documents.
Please note you must have the right to work in the UK to applyu for this position