Electrical Draughtsman

  • very attractive rate
  • England South West Appledore
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are delighted to be partnering with a major contractor specialized in Shipyard & Offshore works who are looking for an Electrical Draftsman to work on their project based in Appledore, UK.

The position will operate on a contract basis for an initial 4 month duration for excellent potential to extend beyond as project work scopes develop. The schedule will be Mon – Fri. In return the individual will be provided with an excellent day rate.

You will be doing:
  • Design & Deliver: Design and oversee the installation of electrical systems, including power distribution, lighting, and control systems, for marine vessels.
  • Analysis & Troubleshooting Expert: Perform detailed electrical analyses and troubleshoot issues to guarantee systems meet national and international standards and optimize operational efficiency.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Work closely with marine architects and other engineers to seamlessly integrate electrical systems into the overall vessel design.
  • Safety First: Conduct field tests and inspections to ensure the safety and efficiency of electrical installations.
  • Technical Communication Master: Prepare clear and concise technical reports, drawings, and specifications for electrical systems and equipment.

To thrive in this role, you'll possess:
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, ideally with a focus on marine or naval applications.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical engineering, specifically within the marine environment.
  • Proficiency in electrical CAD software and tools like ETAP, AutoCAD Electrical, or similar programs.
  • A deep understanding of maritime safety regulations and electrical standards (e.g., IEEE, IEC).
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure and collaborate within diverse teams.
  • Must be good in the use of MS Office (Outlook / Word / Excel) and Engineering Design Softwares
  • Must hold current Driving Licence.
  • Requirement for short notice/working outside of normal shift pattern as dictated by the task.
  • Ideally in possession of, or confirmed willing to be trained in;Use of MEWP training, Working at Height training, Confined Space training.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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