Senior Electrical Engineer

July 13, 2024

Job Description

Booth Welsh is delighted to announce that we are expanding into the Grangemouth/Falkirk area. This expansion is aimed to support the increased demand for engineering resource and our recent project awards! Our new office will cater to both staff members and contractors, offering more flexible working arrangements

please note that we can only consider candidates whom are currently based in the UK

Details of Role Senior Electrical Engineer

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 Senior Electrical Engineer

  • 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 Senior Electrical Engineer

  • 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).