Senior Hardware Engineer

  • Stone
  • Full-time | Permanent
  • Job reference: N-2020-11

Summary of Role:

With a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, Capula, part of the EDF Group, has been a leader in advanced system integration for decades; optimising efficiency & delivering performance on a massive scale. But with continuous innovation at the heart of our business, we’ve always got our sights set on the future. We work in some of the most highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, and have delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables and manufacturing.

We are looking to recruit hardware design engineers to join Capula and be part of a world class team as we begin to prepare for our upcoming exciting projects. The role is to design hardware systems mainly using proprietary hardware components for control panels and primarily focused on PLC’s, MCCs, Drives & Controls, and Switchgear. Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design. The work may involve limited travel with the possibility of some periods away at customer sites carrying out surveys and designing solutions.

Essential Requirements:

  • Knowledge of designing electrical panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), LV modular distribution systems incorporating MCCbs, Transformers or Switchboards
  • Design of electrical cabling and containment systems
  • Educated to at least degree level in relevant subject or HND with additional experience of at least 4 years post graduate experience or 6 years post HND experience on successful project implementation
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
  • Must be able to achieve security clearance to at least SC level, and possibly DV
  • It is essential that candidates have excellent communication skills as client contact is required as is integration with and mentoring of other team members
  • Ability to mentor and develop engineers and technicians
  • A good working knowledge of related safety and environmental legislation, G5/4 Harmonic Standard
  • Able to develop technical solutions to meet project and customer expectations
  • Thorough understanding of, or working towards, BS7671 IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations
  • Understanding of IEC BS EN 60439-1,Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies
  • Confidence to work within a multidisciplinary design team

Desirable Requirements:

  • BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • MEng qualification
  • Will hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineering status
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Site experience (survey /install)

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to lead and work in a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Flexible in their methods of working

In return Capula offers the following benefits to permanent employees

  • Capula Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private health care
  • Life assurance policy
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We are currently working with only our preferred suppliers.

To express an interest in this position, simply apply below or you can e-mail hr@capula.com with a cover letter and CV, quoting the job reference number.

Senior Hardware Engineer

  • Stone
  • Full-time | Permanent
  • Job reference: N-2020-11
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