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Principle Engineer - Low Voltage, Small Power & Lighting

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Salary: Market related

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 01 Jul 2020

Reference: 4604

Principle Engineer – Low Voltage, Small Power & Lighting

Apex Recruitment is working with a Global Automotive OEM recruiting for the role of Principal Engineer – Low Voltage, Small Power & Lighting. This is an ongoing contract role.

Position Description:

  • The role is the Principal Engineer responsible for Low Voltage, Small Power and lighting design, equipment selection and specification, installation management & supervision and commissioning.
  • Covering all aspects from the substation out to the end terminal devices
  • Responsible for the development of the electrical LV, small power and lighting strategy and specification and its dissemination across all technologies within manufacturing, via the technology forums.
  • The strategy will be developed to include, Electrical Design Project & Site Management, Electrical Manufacture & Installation Electrical Commissioning Spares Strategy Maintenance Strategy Innovation People


  • Substantial demonstrable experience in LV distribution, (design, installation, and commissioning)
  • Small Power, (design, installation, and commissioning)
  • Lighting, (design, installation, and commissioning).

Experience required:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the latest electrical regulatory and statutory regulation, the likes of IEE Wiring Regulations, PUWER, etc.
  • Substantial experience of electrical project & site management. Familiar with running large and complex electrical projects to a very tight timescales and to high standards of site installation
  • Substantial experience of electrical project commissioning.
  • Familiar with commissioning and handing over large and complex electrical projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Achieving throughput metrics and quality standards
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the IEE Wiring Regulations and holding a Regulations + Test and inspection certificate
  • Holding a current HV certificate.
  • Qualified to Authorized or Senior Authorized to isolate HV supplies
  • Experience in Automation & Control systems including PLC and SCADA systems
  • Experience in CE marking of design and product
  • Experience of acting as the Principal Contractor and a full understanding of the responsibilities under this role
  • Experience in HV distribution, the design, installation and commissioning of such systems
  • Experience to design deliver and maintain Building Management Systems (BMS), outside of SCADA or Facmon.