Lead Electrical Design and Commissioning Engineer

  • Location:
    Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary:
    c£48,000 / per annum D.O.E
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Engineering Jobs
  • Deadline:
    July 8, 2025

Express Recruitment are working alongside an industrial power equipment supplier who are UK market leaders within their niche field. Due to continued growth and the announcement of exciting long-term contracts, our client is seeking the addition of a Lead Electrical Design & Commissioning Engineer to join their growing team.  

The successful candidate will earn a base salary of up to c£48,000 with call out rates working out at x4 base rate pay. The call out rota running on a 1 in 3-week basis.  

In addition, there is a genuine opportunity for this role to progress into a Technical Director role and to work alongside the Operations Director. Salary to be reviewed annually and there is scope for further salary increases following probation.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Create electrical CAD drawings for system modifications, pre and post installation using a mixture of AutoCAD and Solidworks software 
  • Develop and optimise variable speed drives control algorithms to enhance system performance 
  • Conduct energy logging analysis to assess and improve energy efficiency of drive systems 
  • Investigate and identify power quality issues to ensure reliable system performance is maintained 
  • Consult with the project management department to ensure maximum profitability and efficient delivery on all installation projects  
  • Mentor junior members of the team and delegate workloads relating to cable tray assembly, installation and inverter drive control testing 
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and innovations across inverter drive technology 
  • Travel to customer sites when required, including quarries, water treatment plants and pumping stations 

Skills & Qualifications

  • HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline 
  • Previous experience in water industry desirable  
  • Fully proficient with AutoCAD software for electrical and mechanical design (AutoCAD, Solidworks) 
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of power quality analysis and G5/5 standards 
  • In depth knowledge and experience of power electronics, motor control and inverter drive technology  
  • Ability to lead and motivate engineering personnel  
  • Flexible with site work and out of hours emergency call outs when required  

About Express Recruitment

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday-Friday (8:30am – 4:30pm) 

Salary: c£48,000 per annum D.O.E 

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

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