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About the Role

Electrical Engineer
Inchinnan, Glasgow or Westhill, Aberdeen.
Permanent position

Who we are:
JFD is the world leading underwater capability provider, serving the commercial and defence markets with innovative diving, submarine and hyperbaric rescue, technical solutions and services. Operating worldwide, the company is the world’s leading provider of submarine rescue capability and an established provider of submarine escape training. The company is at the forefront of Hyperbaric Rescue, along with being the leading supplier of commercial and defence diving equipment and saturation diving systems to the commercial industry.

About the role:
To provide engineering design solutions and through life engineering support to the JFD product range. Workload can vary from new product design to meeting clients or internal specifications through to supporting an existing client’s request to upgrade or change equipment in the field.  

Your key responsibilities will also include:

  • Provide engineering design input to new products and provide engineering support to the existing product range by assessing technical queries and providing engineering solutions.
  • Liaise with internal JFD departments such as sales, procurement, and production to ensure the best technical solution is provided in all instances.
  • Sourcing suitable components and materials when required and creation of part numbers and bill of materials.
  • Creation of engineering documentation such as specifications, proposals, assembly instructions, test procedures, certification and reports.
  • Checking detailed electrical drawings and documentation, adherence to engineering and company standards and processes and compliance to internal and external standards & regulations.
  • Ensuring engineering solutions are provided on time and on budget.
  • Site visits to other JFD offices and client assets as and when required.
  • Accountability and responsibility as technical checker of drawings and documentation generated in support of the Electrical Engineer role. 

What do you need?
Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to work as part of a team but also in isolation when required.
Excellent organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.
Methodical and thorough whilst generating and checking documentation.
Ability to adapt to changing scope or client demands.
Willingness to take ownership and accountability of tasks and drive to completion.
Focused on delivering high quality output to tight deadlines and willing to go the extra mile to ensure success is achieved.
Focused on delivering cost efficient solutions on time and on budget.

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven electrical and electronics design skills.
  • Skilled in generating design calculations.
  • Competent in the use of engineering design software tools / CAD packages.
  • Knowledge of design standards.
  • Previous product design experience would be advantageous, particularly DC systems.
  • Experience gained in a graduate engineer role.
  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management system for generating and storage of engineering packages.
  • Electrical and Electronics engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.

*For this role you will need to be a UK resident with the right to reside and work in the UK along with a checkable UK work history in order to gain security clearance.

Working for us:
We offer a number of benefits including Group Personal Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, free fruit in the office and an early finish on Fridays.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

James Fisher & Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

JFD is proud to be part of James Fisher and Sons plc, who has partnered with the Career Transition Partnership, the official provider of Armed Forces resettlement for over 20 years.

 

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