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Electrical Design Drughtsman

Apply2019-11-21 17:27:532020-04-08Eden Brown Built Environment

Electrical Design Drughtsman

Date posted: November 21, 2019
£27.00 - £30.00 per hour
Oxfordshire, England
Job description

Contract Electrical Design Draughtsperson

The Science and Technology Facilities Council of UK Research and innovation, brings strategic leadership to UK investments in large national and international research facilities, together with delivering world-class science and technology.

The Council is involved in some of the world's most advanced facilities, such as ISIS, a world-leading source of pulsed neutrons and muons located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, near Oxford. The facility performs cutting edge research into the structure and properties of materials at an atomic and molecular level. The Mechatronics Automation Team are responsible for designing and implementing control systems for motorised components within ISIS. A programme is underway to introduce a new motion control system using Beckhoff EtherCAT PLCs. This new system is installed as part of many ongoing projects.

1. Requirement
Supply of one contract Electrical Design Draughtsperson for a period of up to twelve months.

2. Job Specification

STFC's ISIS Electrical Design Group - Mechatronics Automation - Electrical and Controls Section has a requirement for additional contract electrical design draughtsperson. Candidates will be required to
- Produce electrical system block diagrams.
- Produce electrical system schematics including detail of connections, cable, wire and terminal numbers.
- Produce electrical control cabinet designs and Layouts, fully dimensioned including BOM to enable manufacture.
- Partake in some site work to facilitate integration of new systems with existing equipment.
The engineering scope is focused on PLC based control systems but could also include fixed electrical installations and power distribution, and instrumentation.
Candidates must be fully trained and proficient in the production of technical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical software.
3. Qualifications


Electrical Apprenticeship or HNC (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering and significant relevant experience.

4. Knowledge and Experience
- Broad understanding of electrical engineering.
- Proven track record of electrical design engineering in a technical project environment.
- Fully conversant with electrical circuit diagrams and 2D drawings.
- Trained and proficient in the use of AutoCAD Electrical software.
- Good knowledge of cabling, electrical manufacturing and installation techniques.
- Good knowledge and experience in panel wiring drawings.
- Working knowledge of British and European Standards, including BS7671:2018 (18th edition wiring regulations) and the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.
- Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Office.

- Experience of working on a high hazard facility within a scientific, technical, nuclear or radiologically designated environment.
- Proficient in Solid Edge 3D CAD.
- Experience in using systems with Beckhoff EtherCAT PLCs
- IET membership.

5. Person Specification

- Self-motivated and disciplined, with the ability to work form verbal and written instructions.
- Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Proven ability to plan, organise and deliver work packages to project deadlines.
- Ability to work reliably under pressure, both in a team and alone.
- Proven ability to work with engineering, scientific and management staff at all levels.

Your expert recruitment consultant is Trevor Parsons, call today on 0207 422 7377 or email Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 264738TJP_1574357272

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