Electrical Engineers

Senior Electrical Engineer

Booth Welsh have exciting new opportunity’s for Electrical Engineers to join our team to work from our Head Office in Irvine, Ayrshire

We have roles available at various levels on a permanent basis.


Ideally you will hold a Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chartered or working towards Chartered Status.
Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience is a must.

Details of the role:

As a key member to our Electrical Engineering team we are looking for a talented individual with a wide range of professional skills. This role requires you to be experienced in controlling multiple projects with strict deadlines. With a strong client interface you will need to have a wide degree of knowledge & considerable experience within a industrial/commercial environment. Ideally with Pharmaceutical/fine chemical sector.

Key Responsibilities:

Actively lead the design and co-ordinate of electrical improvements projects
Review, estimate and design electrical requirements for all projects
Manage the approvals of electrical project documentation
Ensure all appropriate technical reviews are undertaken with head office and key stakeholders

Experience required:

  • Design and construction of high and low voltage electrical system, switchgear and plant.
  • Specification of Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment for Area classification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Atex certification and IP ratings.
  • Surveying without assistance of LV Switchgear and control panels for brownfield upgrades.
  • Wide experience of LV design including, fault levels, protection grading, short circuits, surge protection, diversity, discrimination and co-ordination.
  • Good understanding of Load schedules, SLDs, Cable schedules, schematics, and drive schedules.
  • Wide knowledge of containment systems, cable selection and sizing for design and protection requirements.
  • MCC specifications, procurement, vendor review and FAT/SAT document preparation and attendance.
  • Experience with motor starters, DOL, star/delta, forward/reverse, VSD and soft starts.
  • VSD experience including, harmonics, chokes and EMC filter selection.
  • Trace heating, lighting, UPS systems, ESD systems and Fire alarm systems.
  • Interface with PLC and DCS systems both hardwired and communications connected.
  • Worked in highly regulated environment, with considerable exposure to GMP a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent communications skills and a track record of the development of good working relationships with all levels of an organisation internally and with consultants and contractors. Highly developed teamworking skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Operational electrical technical knowledge including experience in manufacturing would be advantageous.
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