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Enpure Ltd

Electrical Engineer

To design, specify and requisition in accordance with Industry, Client and Company standards the electrical equipment incorporated in proposals and projects in which the company participates.

Reports to: Engineering Manager
Department: Electrical Engineering


  • Exercised: The direction of allocated CAD Operators. Additionally, the direction of assigned Apprentice/Graduate and Assistant Electrical Engineers working on allocated projects, as requested by the Engineering Manager.
  • Received: Direction from the Engineering Manager, and in the absence of the Engineering Manager, the Technical Director

Direction through the Principal Engineer on technical standards and administrative matters.
Once allocated wholly or partly to a project, use of time is under the direction of the relevant Project Manager or Lead Design Co-Ordinator if one is appointed on the project in question.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • For each project to which the Engineer is assigned, to arrive at a thorough understanding of the following documentation in order to fully define the electrical scope of works:
    • Client Particular and General Specifications.
    • Handover documentation received from the Project Engineering Department.
    • Company Specifications.
    • Company Engineering Design Notes.
  • To design, in accordance with British Standards (or equivalents as necessary), Company Standards, the specification and, where appropriate, the “handover documentation” the electrical engineering scope of works – always bearing in mind the requirements of, and the effects on, other engineering disciplines.
  • To identify and properly document all variations to and deviations from the Handover Documentation/Specification.
  • To comply with the Company Procedures and Work Instructions which form part of the company’s Quality Assurance System.
  • To prepare, in conjunction with the CAD Operators as necessary, detailed drawings and specifications from the electrical engineering scope of works as defined by the Process and Instrumentation Diagrams and to be responsible for the checking thereof.
  • To prepare requisitions for equipment, materials and services for submission to Purchasing, to assess the technical content of returned quotations, to check orders prepared by Purchasing for technical correctness, to respond to technical queries raised by vendors.
  • To monitor sub-contractors engaged by the Company to provide control systems and to coordinate and attend acceptance tests at sub-contractors’ premises and at site.
  • To carry out inspections and conduct ex-works tests of control panels, generators and other specialist electrical equipment, etc.
  • If required, to monitor site electrical works ensuring they are conducted to specification, programme and budget.
  • If required, to assist in site testing and site commissioning work.
  • To manage agreed own and allocated man-power resources such that effort is efficiently spent in the design and procurement of the electrical engineering scope of works, all within budget and to programme.
  • To communicate fully with the Project Manager/Lead Design Coordinator, other members of the team, other departments and section of the company, the Client, vendors and sub-contractors on matters relating to the project.
  • To assist in the production, tracking and reporting of the project programme.
  • To contribute to the preparation of Operation and Maintenance Manuals.
  • To fully participate in the development of procedures and systems for use within the Electrical Engineering Department.
  • To comply with all Health and Safety policies, procedures and responsibilities commensurate with the role, as outlined in the Health and Safety policy.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the position as may be assigned from time to time.

Performance Measures

  • Conformance with the Companies Health & Safety Policy.
  • Accuracy and quality of own and sub-ordinates engineering work.
  • Ability to meet own and sub-ordinates proposal or project timescales – all within budget.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Contribution made to the development of Electrical Engineering procedures and Systems.
  • Conformance with the Company’s Quality Assurance System.

Qualifications & Experience

Criteria Requirement Essential/Desirable
Qualifications/Skills HNC/D qualification (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent mix of formal education and practical experience. Essential
BSc or equivalent in an electrical biased discipline Desirable
C&G 18th Edition Level 3 Award Desirable
Membership the IET, IEEE, CIWEM or similar
professional institution
Knowledge & Experience Practical demonstrable experience commensurate to the level of the role within the water/wastewater industry or other relevant sector Essential
IT literate with an ability to use a wide range of IT packages including Microsoft Office Essential
Personal Qualities Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and integrates well into a team environment Essential
Good interpersonal skills Essential
Professional approach with strong attention to detail Essential
Good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure and to deadlines Essential
Open and honest communicator, able to deal with people at all levels, both verbally and in writing Essential