Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Electrical and ICA Engineer at Principal Consultant grade with a strong track record within the water sector. The position would be ideally based in any one of the following offices: Glasgow, Newcastle, Knutsford, Birmingham or Leamington Spa.

Wood's Sustainable Infrastructure team provides a wide range of environmental and engineering services to the infrastructure sector. Joining the Infrastructure team, you will actively contribute to all stages of the project lifecycle for infrastructure electrical and ICA (E&ICA).

The principal electrical/ICA Engineer will be an integral member of the Sustainable Infrastructure team and work independently and within a team environment to design, review and deliver technical solutions for various types of facilities and capital projects. This role will support the engineering and design delivery on a wide range of projects primarily producing and/or checking detailed electrical engineering deliverables. These deliverables will support tenders, concept design, detailed design and lead onto construction and commissioning support. The workload is extremely varied and there will be opportunities to become involved in some challenging projects within several sectors.

Technical:

  • Participate in proposals, scoping of work, identifying key tasks, packages and developing resourcing/time estimates
  • Preparation and/or review of E&ICA package deliverables such as technical specifications, calculations, reports, datasheets, schedules, single line diagrams, block cabling diagrams and associated electrical/ICA documentation. Review and execute tender evaluations
  • Understand requirements in relation to installations relating to DSEAR and electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres
  • Participate and manage inspection, testing, setting to work and commissioning stages relevant to E&ICA equipment and installations
  • Coach and mentor electrical/ICA discipline staff and actively contribute to the technical development of skills throughout the wider UK team


Leadership:

 

  • Encourage and actively promote skills and innovation within the team, externally to clients and industry contacts
  • Support efforts to develop the digital transformation methodology in the delivery and management of projects


Manage E&ICA elements on larger multi-disciplinary design projects or work packages that include a degree of programming and resource planning

Skills / Qualifications

Essential:

  • Significant and extensive experience in delivering electrical engineering design aspects of infrastructure projects as a Lead Electrical/ICA Design Engineer. This includes design experience to BS7671 gained within a relevant engineering sector
  • Be technically sound and able to work unsupervised in the preparation and/or review of E&ICA package deliverables such as technical specifications, calculations, reports, datasheets, schedules, single line diagrams, block cabling diagrams and associated electrical/ICA documentation. Review and execute tender evaluations
  • Have an understanding of instrumentation and control systems and their integration with the electrical system.
  • Understand requirements in relation to installations relating to DSEAR, electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres and CDM Regulations
  • Be able to communicate clearly in the English language; both verbally and in the production of high-quality written documentation using MS Office applications
  • Have a confident Client-facing manner, and be diligent, confident, collaborative and highly motivated; when working as part of a Client's team, together with Wood colleagues, or independently
  • Be able to work accurately, flexibly and to integrate their work with other discipline areas, whilst working to tight programme and budget constraints
  • Be able to travel and visit engineering, operational and construction sites as required, to act in a safe manner, and to asset survey, inspect, and witness test E&ICA equipment and control system installations
  • A commitment to team goals, embrace collaboration at all levels in the business and embrace safety as a non-negotiable priority
  • A practical appreciation of electrical safe systems of work
  • Be able to use design software cable design, protection and co-ordination software


Desirable:

 

  • Have a working knowledge of electrical systems up to 11kV
  • Current or previous experience as an Electrical Authorised Person
  • Have some experience in coaching and mentoring junior team members and actively contribute to the technical development of skills throughout the wider UK team
  • Have supported proposals, scoping of work, identifying key tasks, packages and developing resourcing/time estimates
  • Be proficient in the use of AutoCAD
  • Design Project Manager experience


Essential qualifications:

  • Degree qualified (IET accredited) in Electrical Engineering, or the minimum of an electrical HND with substantial experience
  • Professional registration with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer


Possession of a valid UK driving licence, as is a willingness to travel and work for limited periods elsewhere within the UK and on occasion, overseas.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.