Electrical Engineer – Tunnelling Project

Location : Southwark, Greater London, England
Job Ref : EJ573
Consultant : Edward Jeffs
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £40k - 45k per year


EJ573 – Electrical Engineer – Tunnelling Project    

Location: South London  

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Electrical engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

The purpose of this role is to Support planning, procurement, on site assembly, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical systems to ensure the tunnelling works and temporary works are safe and fit for purpose.

Applications from ex-military candidates are encouraged but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, Design, support procurement, implement, maintain and control electrical equipment including electrical aspects of mechanical equipment.
  • Evaluate the electrical service provider’s safety, reliability and operational performance.
  • Perform calculations to validate the electrical system suitability for the requirements.
  • Collaborate with electricians and engineers to solve emerging issues.
  • Ensure installations are in line with Company needs and safety standards by preparing electrical systems specifications and technical drawings.
  • Perform quality and performance analysis.
  • Establish and maintain maintenance and inspection plans.
  • Ensure maintenance records are being completed and records held.
  • Ensure staff is using the correct PPE, tools and machinery before starting a task.
  • Inspect installations and observe operations to ensure compliance with design and equipment specifications and safety standards.
  • Provide professional support to the management team, helping to ensure high quality service delivery and co-ordinate response to the Client.
  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements by directing or coordinating installation, manufacturing, construction, maintenance, documentation, support or testing activities.
  • Preparing specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials.
  • Liaise with Procurement team to ensure adequate availability for electrical spare parts to ensure non-productive time is minimised during the tunnelling works.
  • Estimating material, labour, equipment and construction costs for budget preparation.
  • Keep current with the latest technical innovations in electrical engineering.
  • Prepare Risk Assessments and Method Statements in a timely manner to undertake electrical works.
  • Carrying out defect/breakdown analysis, ensure corrective tasks are completed in a timely manner and prepare lessons learnt reports to promote continuous improvements.
  • Assist with fault finding on defective equipment and implement corrective/improvement actions.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant Degree Qualification in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience construction of underground utilities, supervision of electrical networks including electrical substations.
  • Experience in the engineering and tunnelling field.
  • Proficiency in design and calculation software.
  • Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability.
  • Data acquisition and interrogation skills.
  • Knowledge of PLC systems.

Location: South London  

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000

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