Senior Electrical Engineer- EITF Team

Ref No. EMP450944
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Senior Electrical Engineer (EITF Team) - 6 Month Contract - Scotstoun - £38.25ph LTD (PAYE and Umbrella rates available)


Deep understanding of the design of naval power and propulsion systems.

The Job

This role requires you to undertake a BPSS + Criminal Record Check.

Working across the disciplines of power & propulsion, electrical distribution and systems integration, the role holder will be responsible for providing electrical engineering input to the delivery of the EITF design and integration of ship fit equipment into the land based test facility.

Within the EITF team, the role of EITF Senior Electrical Engineer plays an active part in realising the benefits and learning opportunity of EITF by analysis of test results and root cause analysis. The role will also be involved in further developing the design of the EITF and developing design improvements.

The role holder will develop a detailed functional understanding of the equipment within the T26 power and propulsion system, and will leverage this as part of developing analysis reports, determining design issues and making recommendations for improvements based on learning from experience at the EITF.

This role will also be involved with electrical power systems modelling and simulation activities and may include running some EPS models in order to generate results for comparison / validation.


  • Deep understanding of the design of naval power & propulsion systems
  • Ability to perform quality of power supply analysis on electrical data
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis in the context of electrical power systems
  • Understanding of standards and regulations governing naval electrical power system.
  • Knowledge of equipment within Naval Power & Propulsion Systems


  • Electrical power system modelling and simulation experience
  • Knowledge of industry standard electrical and building regulations

Technical Knowledge

  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of marine electrical power systems.
  • Expertise and experience of electrical power systems analysis
  • Able to perform analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make sound judgements.
  • Able to gather, filter and process information that will be used to perform testing; discussing with and eliciting information from SMEs/Stakeholders/Suppliers.

Business Expertise (Requirements of the job for knowledge and expertise about the business rather than the technical expertise)

  • Experience in electrical engineering or a defence related industry.
  • Understanding of the verification and validation phases of the lifecycle.

Leadership (Requirements of the job for providing leadership and guidance to others)

  • Good people management skills and experienced in a multi- disciplined engineering environment.
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to management and peers.
  • Promote coherent engineering "Best for Project" standards.
  • Liaises with other project team members to ensure that the understanding of the project (as captured in the architecture) is consistently promulgated amongst the project team.

Problem Solving (Breadth of mental skills required in order to perform the job)

  • Ensure effective application of process in assigned areas, including developing the design, modifications and improvements to processes in accordance with relevant standards, best practice and developing needs.
  • Develops solutions to requirements.
  • Able to exploit existing tools and processes using a pragmatic approach.
  • Researches when digging for information.
  • Anticipates and manages complex business improvements.

Interpersonal Skills (type of people skills required to perform the job)

  • Displays flexibility through response to changes.
  • Self-starter. Able to identify and prioritise tasks towards an agreed overall objective.
  • Innovative; defining solutions that minimise project risk and maximise likelihood of successful implementation.
  • Reasoning skills. Ability to 'second-guess' the likely needs of the customer, hence to act as an 'intelligent supplier'.
  • Demonstrates Customer Focus through forging partnerships that shape customer expectations.
  • Researches when digging for information.


  • BEng Electrical Engineering (minimum)
  • Actively working towards Chartered Engineer status

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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