Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 16 October by Adecco UK Limited

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My client based in Cramlington are looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to join the business. This is a permanent position to work for a very successful business with a reputation for being a great place to work, they offer fantastic opportunities and benefits for the right candidate. Experience with Autocad and Auto Inventor are required for this role.

Job Description:

  • Produce and check engineering drawings using the TFM 2D and 3D CAD systems. All engineering 3D models and drawings are to comply with the relevant Engineering Department procedures.
  • Plan, control and undertake the day-to-day Engineering tasks assigned for their allocated projects.
  • Directly support the nominated Project Manager / Project Engineer.
  • Ensure that the areas of work allocated are completed in accordance with the TFM Technical Specification requirements and the requirements of the underlying project specific specifications.
  • Complete allocated project tasks within agreed timescales, man-hour allocation, to the required technical accuracy.
  • The DESIGN DRAUGHTSMAN will assist with the preparation of any other engineering deliverable as is required to support other functions.
  • The DESIGN DRAUGHTSMAN will provide input to continual product improvements
  • Liaise with the Client to resolve and/or clarify any Electrical/Instrumentation discrepancies within a Contract.
  • Monitor and record Electrical/Instrumentation Project expenditure, ensuring that Project budgets are adhered to and/or improved where possible.
  • Plan and co-ordinate with the quality engineer any Inspection and Test activities in accordance with the Project requirements
  • Prepare 2D wiring schematics for electrical and instrument control systems.
  • Prepare single line, block, terminations and loop diagrams for use during installation and commissioning.
  • Select and specify cables and cable glands, and be able to generate a cable schedule.
  • Generate schematics and general arrangements for junction boxes, cabinets and panels.
  • Create detailed bills of materials and manufacturing drawings to allow the procurement and installation of equipment.
  • Edit and review P&ID's.
  • Perform and record supporting calculations/data for Electrical/Instrumentation detail design activities.
  • Prepare Electrical/Instrumentation data sheets for equipment.
  • Create/modify PLC and HMI programs.
  • Create details scopes of work and deliverables for on site installations.

Required Qualifications, Training and Skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in an Electrical, control or manufacturing engineering biased discipline.
  • Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship/Training History.
  • Experienced engineer with oil and gas or petrochemical industry experience.
  • Experienced in the use of industry standards, specifications and directives with emphasis on ATEX and IECEx.
  • Ability to work with certifying marine authorities such as ABS, DNV and BV.
  • Competent in the design and installation of systems using explosion proof equipment.
  • Competent in creating electrical and instrument design using AutoCAD.
  • Experienced in the installation and commissioning of electrical and instrument control systems
  • Familiar with PLC and HMI programming of small scale control systems.
  • Aware of commercial, contractual and administrate aspects of engineering projects.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and willing to adapt to change whilst progressing the Engineering deliverables required for the project.
  • Previous experience of the installation and commissioning of electrical and instrument control systems.
  • Understand and interpret detailed electrical, hydraulic, process and instrumentation drawings
  • Understanding of industry communication protocols such as Ethernet, HART, Modbus, and ControlNet etc.


  • Experience of using Autodesk Inventor to check and provide feedback for positioning of installation equipment.
  • Previous experience working offshore in a commissioning capacity.
  • CompEx EX01-EX04 trained and certified.
  • Valid holder of BOSIET, MIST and current offshore medical.
  • Previous participation in HAZOPS, HAZIDS and SIL assessments.

This role will require occasional travel which may last up to 3 weeks at a time.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • Design
  • Oil and Gas
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • Autocad
  • Offshore work
  • Instrumentation Projects
  • Project Schedual

Application questions

Do you have experience using AutoCad?
Do you have an Electrical Engineering Qualification?
Do you have experience with installation and commissioning of electrical instrument control systems?
Do you hold valid BOSIET, MIST or current offshore medical?

Reference: 36375586

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