Electrical Engineer

April 20, 2024

Job Description

Booth Welsh are on the lookout for Electrical Engineers to join our team in Irvine – all levels considered!

Flexible working conditions, competitive salaries, career progression support, positive work environment AND friendly colleagues thrown in the mix!

Details of Role

Join our projects engineering team as a pivotal member! We seek a skilled individual with diverse professional expertise to actively manage and oversee multiple concurrent projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines. This role involves substantial client interaction, demanding a broad scope of electrical technical knowledge and significant experience in industrial/commercial settings.

Preferred candidates will bring expertise from the pharmaceutical/fine chemical sector, showcasing the competencies and behaviours essential for effective, self-directed work.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (preferable but not essential for this role).
  • Chartered or working toward Chartered (preferable but not essential for this role).
  • Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (minimum qualification).

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively lead the design and co-ordination of electrical improvement project with other internal stakeholders such as operations, production & external
  • consultants.
  • Review, estimate and design electrical requirements for all projects.
  • Manage the approvals of electrical project documentation.
  • Ensure 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 panel for brownfield interfacing.
  • 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 and drive schedules.
  • Wide knowledge of containment systems, cable selection and sizing for design loads 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 team working skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Operational electrical technical knowledge including experience in manufacturing would be advantages.
  • Working knowledge of UK legislation and standard practices affecting all aspects of electrical engineering.
  • Technical understanding of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Trimble (Amtech).