Electrical Project Engineer

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Job Title Electrical Project Engineer
Job Reference 0022/16/NH
Post Type Permanent / Full time
Division Technical
Salary information £32,158 - £37,833
Application deadline 18/03/2016
Date of interviews


Job Description

The aim of this role is to provide professional electrical engineering support in carrying out projects related to the technical systems of the Diamond facility.

  • Interact closely with in-house and external scientific and engineering staff in support of Diamond accelerator, insertion device, front end and beamline projects as assigned;
  • Provide creative, innovative and adaptive solutions to problems involved with the electrical engineering systems and provide professional input to the electrical design, manufacture, installation, testing and commissioning phases;
  • Produce design calculations to predict performance of designs prior to manufacture;
  • Produce layouts and design concepts, ideally employing AutoCAD;
  • Negotiate, agree and write technical specifications, produce and monitor project management plans including Gantt charts, resource and procurement plans;
  • Make presentations of project status and technical issues at project meetings;
  • Contribute to hazard analysis and risk assessment exercises;
  • Work within DLS procedures and contribute to their development;
  • Supervise internal and contract staff;
  • Keep up to date with relevant technology and industry best practice;
  • Maintain and Manage project files containing all relevant project documentation.

Qualification & Experience - Essential

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline;
  • Ability to provide ideas and creative solutions to design problems;
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and the ability and initiative to get to the heart of a problem and take it through to completion;
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills with management, peers, subordinates, customers and suppliers;
  • Demonstrate ability to lead, motivate and manage internal and contract staff;
  • Demonstrate the ability to control work to achieve goals on time and to cost;
  • Practical experience in electrical engineering  design, construction, installation and commissioning;
  • Experience in the specification and procurement of engineering systems;
  • Good working knowledge of engineering drawings;
  • Experience of working in a team and presenting ideas and solutions to customers;
  • Computer literate and Microsoft office systems, Word, excel, Power Point and Microsoft project;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD/CAD-E for electrical design;
  • Must be available to travel on work related business with some overnight stays occasionally.

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

  • Engineering Council registration and membership of relevant professional body;
  • Good appreciation of project management;
  • Experience of supervising contractors;
  • Experience of working within a QA system;
  • Experience of overseeing design, manufacture, assembly, testing and commissioning of systems;
  • Knowledge of PLC based systems, sensors, actuators and encoders, including stepper and dc servo systems;
  • Knowledge of Ultra-High Vacuum (UHV) equipment;
  • Understanding electronic communications and control systems;
  • Light manual tasks will be involved during commissioning and maintenance;
  • Driving Licence.

Further Information

Applying for employment

For further details on applying for employment at Diamond, please visit our 'Application Form' page.

Appointments will be made depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Electronic Diamond application forms in MS-Word are preferred. These should be emailed to recruitment@diamond.ac.uk



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