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Stockton-on-tees, County Durham LITT Recruitment Group

Job Title: Lead Electrical Engineer

Location: Stockton-On-Tees

Reporting to: Managing Director

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Job Overview:

Litt Recruitment is thrilled to represent our client in their search for a Lead Electrical Engineer reporting directly to the Managing Director. This prestigious consultancy team specializes in Power Systems Analysis and Electrical Engineering and Design, pushing the boundaries of technical excellence. Located in the heart of Teesside, this role not only anchors you at the forefront of innovative projects but also offers the dynamic of supporting clients across Oil & Gas, Renewables, Petrochemical, Manufacturing, Transmission & Distribution, and Energy sectors. With the expectation of both UK onshore and offshore client plant visits, this position is crafted for those who are driven by variety, challenge, and the pursuit of technical leadership in a complex and evolving industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meeting the requirements of a Lead Electrical Engineer grade, delivering projects in the Energy, Renewables, Petrochemical, Oil&Gas, Water and Manufacturing Sectors.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the Electrical Engineering team to agree and deliver the Electrical scope of projects, focusing on the design and analysis of existing and proposed electrical power networks and systems.
  • Scoping and interpreting client requirements in a Lead Consultant capacity, to prepare and deliver an effective technical solution.
  • Leading and co-ordinating a team of Electrical Engineers including mentoring and supervision of junior Engineers, sharing technical knowledge and experience.
  • Site supervision, electrical co-ordination, witnessing, approving and signing-off the commissioning of electrical power distribution equipment.
  • Undertake, oversee, and deliver high-quality detailed electrical design and engineering projects including calculations, analysis, schematics, drawings, diagrams, models, specifications, data sheets and other documentation required for HV and LV electrical equipment. Direct others in the production of detailed Engineering documentation, having ultimate final sign off responsibility prior to issue to clients.
  • Analyse Load Flow, Short Circuit Analysis and Arc Flash Studies. Risk Assessments, Harmonic Analysis, Transformer Energisation and Protection Co-ordination, Transient Stability, Transient Motor Starting Analysis and Grid Compliance Studies with other engineers.
  • Estimating duties covering both staff-hours and project costs. Preparing a range of commercial and technical proposals to a high standard.
  • Communicating and presenting to client, project and technical personnel, as well as vendors/contractors and interfacing with DNOs.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, clients, suppliers etc.
  • Plan and supervise the work of EPS Engineering team to achieve project deliverables and objectives relating to quality, progress, compliance, and cost control.
  • Implement continual improvement processes within the Engineering function, highlighting any issues within the team and general opportunities for improvement as appropriate.
  • Appreciation and understanding of relevant UK, European & International standards, legislation, regulations, and codes of practice. Implementation of ENA standards, national grid codes, WHIMES standards, G99 compliance etc.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2.1 Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar from a relevant university.
  • Working towards or already achieved Chartered Engineer status.
  • At least 10 years industry related experience in an Electrical Engineer capacity. Experience of power engineering and design of both high and low voltage systems.
  • Proficient in the use of ETAP, DIgSILENT, CDEGs, AutoCad and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proven ability to design electrical systems and demonstrate rationale behind proposals.
  • A proven track record of technical leadership on EPC type capital and / or revenue projects, including cost and budget control.

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership and strong team member.
  • The technical competence and confidence to support clients in person, via teams and in email correspondence on behalf of EPS.
  • Prepared to travel supporting EPS UK based customers.
  • Prioritising tasks and demonstrating a high level of accountability.
  • Demonstrate a highly motivated approach and a can-do attitude driven to deliver technical excellence.
  • Receptive to client needs, with the ability to build an excellent rapport.
  • Strong report writing skills, paying attention to detail to produce high-quality documentation.
  • Utilises well-developed technical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills, always taking time to establish the accuracy and relevance of information.
  • Actively demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently under pressure to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • The drive, ambition and commercial acumen to contribute to the success and growth of EPS.
  • Keen interest in the supervising, mentoring, and training of graduate engineers

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive Salary: Reflective of your experience and the value you bring to our team.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for professional growth and advancement in a company that values leadership and technical excellence.
  • Dynamic Work Environment: Engage in diverse projects with the chance to make significant impacts in various sectors including Energy, Renewables, and Petrochemical.