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Senior Electrical Designer

  • Job reference: R-024753
  • Sector: Atkins UK
  • Location:
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Senior electrical drafters/designers are responsible for preparing technical drawings of medium, large and complex projects electrical systems. During the drawing process, they analyze information provided by engineers. Drafters apply their knowledge of design and engineering to illustrate visual instructions that relate project technical specifications, including dimensions, arrangements and installation procedures. Work is periodically reviewed by the Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer for accomplishment of objectives.

Core Responsibilities:

• Management and development of electrical drawings detailing the layout and installation of the electrical supporting infrastructure for the project, SLD’s/schematics and wiring diagrams, cable schedules and bulk material requisitions to support the project.
• Application of Industry standard CAD systems (AutoCAD / Microstation) for the production of 2-D electrical drawings and 3-D modelling systems, such as PDS, PDMS or SP3D.
• Managing the development and checking of common electrical design drawings and deliverables including Single Line Diagrams, Block Cable Diagrams, Schematic/Connection Diagrams, General Electrical Equipment Layouts including Sub-station Layouts, Lighting Layouts, Earthing Layouts, Lightning Layouts, Cable & Drum Schedules
• Assist the project Electrical Lead Engineer in management of document (drawing) control system and drawing production schedule planning (set-up and control).
• Maintain a detailed understanding of the activities, procedures and methods associated with electrical systems design development including: Cable Scheduling and Routing Design (above and below ground), Lighting Design (including lighting design software application), Earthing Systems, Hazardous Area Classification, Electrical Bulk Material Take-off and Requisitioning.
• Carry out technical investigations, produce technical reports, engineering standards and procedures
• Keep abreast of developments in electrical engineering and suggest ways to improve efficiency and service.

Core Requirements:

• Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering with at least 10-15 years experience in detailed engineering and design of electrical works for large refinery / gas projects / power / Infrastructure projets in similar position.
• Familiar with international codes, standards and recommended practices standards like ANSI, IEEE, IEC, NEC, NEMA, UL, Aramco Standrds etc.
• Experience in electrical design drafting using PDS, PDMS or SP3D/E3D software.
• Expertise in high,medium and low voltage systems.
• General knowledge of other related disciplines.
• Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks.
• Effective oral and written communications and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with the design team in the resolution of project related issues.
• Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast paced multi-disciplinary team environment.

Rewards and Benefits:

• A competitive all inclusive salary for the right candidate
• Accommodation allowance provided
• Transportation sharing or allowance provided
• Medical and life insurance cover 
• Mobilisation/demobilization
• Flight Allowance per month

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979. In July 2017, Atkins was acquired by SNC Lavalin and so it is now part of larger global group that can support the full range of project delivery, from inception to construction and final operation.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

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