Electrical Design Engineer   

Electrical Design Engineer   

Role: Electrical Design Engineer   

Salary: up to £45K DOE

Location: Sheffield

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am- 16:30pm & 8:30am- 3pm on Friday

Our client are an international manufacturers supplying into the Rail, Oil and Gas industries.

The role:

The Electrical Design Engineer will provide electrical designs to the latest standards for a variety of electrical control panels for the business. You will have knowledge and understanding of low to high voltage industrial, rail electrical and oil and gas distribution equipment within a contract-based environment. You will also ensure compliance to the latest standards and provide all required documentation for the control panels.


Reporting to the Head of Engineering, the main responsibilities include:

  • Electrical design of products within required timescales
  • Production of general arrangement drawings, single line diagrams and schematic diagrams of the control panels
  • Create part numbers and structure products on time in full and without errors
  • Provide advice and assistance to enable the company to comply with all relevant technical standards, such as Machinery Directive, Low Voltage Directive and EMC Directive as a minimum
  • Act as the central hub in the compilation of all Technical Files and Operating Manuals
  • Provide support and assistance to the Service Department in the design of upgrade opportunities for legacy equipment
  • Provide support and assistance to the production department whilst the control panel build is progressing
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures and work instructions, including health and safety
  • Comply with and promote the Company’s values and behaviours
  • Carry out other reasonable duties requested by management

The successful candidate: 

  • Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Office and Autocad Electrical
  • Experienced in the design of electrical control panels and motor control from customer specifications
  • Experienced in the design of medium voltage distribution and switchboards up to and including 11kv utilisation voltage
  • Familiar with British standards
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • High attention to detail with strong organisational skills


  • Experience with Network Rail distribution systems including ASP’s and PSP’s
  • Hazardous area regulations knowledge (ATEX Directive)
  • Experience of working in a project-based environment


  • Company car or car allowance
  • Claim back mileage weekly or monthly
  • 24 days holidays+ stats
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Onsite parking
  • Death in service
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Bupa private healthcare

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