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Projects Engineer (Electrical)

Employer
Breedon Group
Location
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Salary
Competitive with outstanding benefits
Closing date
27 Aug 2022
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Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity to join Breedon Group, the UK’s largest independent construction materials group, at our Hope Cement Works located in the heart of the Peak District National Park.

We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Projects Engineering department who are responsible for the management of Capital funded projects.   Projects range from sustainability focused projects to strict sustaining projects, meaning this role offers the opportunity for an interesting and varied work portfolio.  

The cement manufacturing industry, and the wider construction industry, are embracing significant steps to evolve to meet the UK’s carbon net zero target of 2050.  This role offers the opportunity to contribute to these innovative changes, through project delivery. If you’re as excited about this opportunity, then we’d love to hear how you can help us.

Hope Cement Works has been in operation since 1929 and has strong links to the local area and community.  The welfare facilities onsite include a golf course, fishing lakes, sailing lakes, on-site gymnasium, free fitness classes, organised walks around the Peak District, a subsidised canteen and volunteering opportunities to local causes, which are all available to our employees.

We are looking for a motivated and passionate engineer to complement our Projects engineering team at Hope Works.  The successful candidate will be responsible for both leading projects and contributing process engineering knowledge, skills, and experience to other relevant projects and at times, operational topics.

Key responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute to the safe delivery of projects by promoting behavioural safety, and ensuring work is executed to maintain or improve site standards with respect to Environmental, Health and Safety and Quality
  • Undertake feasibility studies for proposed projects
  • Lead / Manage CAPEX projects
  • Liaison with and supervision of contractors
  • Electrical system development with a focusing on hardware design of MCC’s, PLC’s, motor and sensor selection in line with current hardware standards.
  • Collaboration with Systems Engineering Department to ensure PLC’s designs meet the current control philosophy
  • Executing and supervising site surveying, design work, including dimensions, services etc
  • Lead the commissioning of installed plant, working closely with electrical, mechanical, systems and equipment commissioning engineers to verify and validate equipment operation against FDS.
  • Managing an appropriate archive system for electrical drawings and updating site procedures and information where required
  • Maintaining effective logs of change
  • Amending and reviewing electrical drawings (CAD)
  • Maintaining familiarity with site information (site plans, asbestos register etc) in the context of project delivery

Qualifications/Skills/knowledge required:

  • +5 years or substantial project engineering experience
  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate IOSH Managing safely
  • APM or equivalent project management qualification
  • BS7671 18th Edition
  • Substantial relevant projects experience
  • Proven personnel and cost management skills relevant to project management
  • Resource planning ability
  • Experience of managing engineering projects with a strong ethic on managing safety, risk identification and reduction, quality and environmental aspects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills Attention to detail with the ability to work closely and effectively with a diverse group of people and incorporating (internal) customer requirements
  • Strong presentation skills
  • An understanding of business management systems including relevant Standards e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001
  • A good understanding of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and their effective implementation and associated procedures
  • A working knowledge of relevant Standards (not limited to) e.g,
  • BS7671 (Wiring Regulations) BS EN 60204 (Safety of machinery),
  • The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR)
  • ATEX Directives for controlling explosive atmospheres.
  • LV/HV design principles with an understanding of protection devices.
  • Good knowledge of core IT systems, including MS Word, Teams, Outlook, Excel, Project, Visio
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD (2D) software or similar for electrical schematic drawings
  • Practical problem-solving approach to design
  • Budgeting techniques
  • Flexible attitude towards work to reflect commitments under the Partnership Agreement

Personal attributes:

  • Strong personal integrity
  • Ability to recognise & engage effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Dedication
  • Drive
  • Confidence
  • Flexibility
  • Influencing skills
  • Highly organised
  • Willingness to adopt and display the Breedon Values

The Group places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company’s zero harm culture.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered including pension and life assurance.

Company

Hope Cement Works has been in operation since 1929 and has strong links to the local area and community.  The welfare facilities onsite include a golf course, fishing lakes, sailing lakes, on-site gymnasium, free fitness classes, organised walks around the Peak District, a subsidised canteen and volunteering opportunities to local causes, which are all available to our employees.

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Telephone
07935503648
Location
Hope Cement Works
Pindale Road
Hope
Derbyshire
S33 6RP
United Kingdom
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