Electrical Test Engineer Job, Bedfordshire

As part of the Design team your Electrical Test Engineer role will be to provide the electrical test expertise encompassing all aspects of contractual, motor design and test requirements.As our Electrical Test Engineer you will provide electrical expertise in the delivery & execution of our company Product development activities. This will be a technical and hands on role, as the potential Electrical Test Enginer you will be a proactive member of our test team.

Test Responsibilities

  • Supporting/standby Test Engineer, ability to run motors tests, string tests in the absence of Senior Test Engineer. Includes electrical power connections to inverters and VSD’s.
  • To complete Factory Acceptance Tests and customer witness tests of company equipment when required.
  • Experience of High Voltage (HV) and Low Voltage (LV) systems, to BS7671 and a working knowledge of 17th Edition electrical standards and IEC standards is desirable.
  • Trained in HV safe working practices to Safe Approved Person (SAP) level, is desirable but a safe working knowledge and ability to demonstrate the connection of electrical power systems is essential.
  • Knowledge of design and test of electrical motors for 3.3kV and 11kV applications.
  • Design and commissioning of LV electrical panel systems.
  • Support of pump commissioning activities at customer sites.
  • Establish safe system of work procedures when testing MV or HV motors.
  • Sign off and approval of equipment electrical test results
  • Check client supplied VSDs for ‘string tests’.
  • To complete Factory Acceptance Tests and customer witness tests of equipment when required.

Additional responsibilities (Desirable)

  • Evaluation, supplier selection and procurement of electrical motors ranging from 20kW to 1.3MW (4 pole to 12 pole) as per customer specification and internal hydraulic requirements.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with hydraulic and mechanical design team to achieve project timelines and adherence to customer specifications and compliance.
  • Produce electrical PID’s and instrumentation diagrams.
  • Specification and selection of power cables and instrumentation to project specifications.

Test Support

Key Performance Indicators

  • Support design team on delivery of project milestones in timely manner
  • Contractual Electrical compliance
  • Preparation of electrical and test procedures
  • Electrical lead on design improvement activities, which include product improvements and cost reduction activities.
  • Promotion of safe working practices for electrical applications

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of electrical design tools such as Matlab, C++ programming and Daisylab.
  • Knowledge of high voltage switch gear, inverter drives and VFD’s.
  • Technical resolution of electrical issues for test and design.
  • Able to demonstrate working with a multi-disciplined design team.
  • A ‘hands on’ approach to support test requirements

If this is for you then please send me you CV ASAP.

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