Electrical Engineer

Posted 11 April by Gibson Search

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This Electrical Engineer will be working as part of a highly skilled engineering team involved in the conversion of industrial materials handling equipment, for the detection of gas and explosives in hazardous areas, ensuring compliance to ATEX, Ex and IEC Ex.

To be considered, you must have at least 2 years working knowledge of electrical cabling and design for automotive, industrial or marine, and be hands on, designing solutions for alternative components such as Ex certified primary traction batteries, to be integrated into vehicles, taking into account extreme space constraint limitations, ensuring integration into original machine electrical systems, specifying fuses, selecting cables, understanding signal and power cables and their applications.

As an Electrical Applications Engineer, you will also be responsible for project specification documents, drawings in AutoCAD, defining electrical enclosure layouts and population, specifying product test requirements and producing product risk assessments and paperwork to support certification.


  • Strong understanding of electrical cabling for automotive, industrial or marine
  • Hands on experience of electrical wiring
  • Design of electrical systems using AutoCAD, defining enclosure layouts
  • Specify test requirements
  • Able to select components for integration
  • Understanding of electrical/mechanical system integration
  • Creation of project documents
  • BOM generation
  • Project management skills
  • Customer support

You’ll have a broad knowledge of predominantly electrical and some electronic control systems, e.g., AC inverters, industrial controllers, and how these will fit within mechanical applications, experience of working in a highly regulated environment and a background in fault finding complex electrical systems.

Education to HND or Degree level in a relevant subject is required.


  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Early finish Fridays

If you have not received a response within 3 working days, then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Gibson Search acting as an Employment Agency.

Required skills

  • AutoCAD
  • Automotive Industry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Design

Application question

Do you have experience of electrical design for vehicles?

Reference: 52457181

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