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Graduate Electrical Design Engineer

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🤑 £31.8K

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  • The candidate must have a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field, the right to work in the UK, good communication skills, technical understanding of electrical engineering principles, experience with individual and team projects, ability to apply knowledge to challenging projects, basic design safety knowledge, and a desirable IET accredited degree with awareness of the design process and control theory.
  • The Graduate Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for designing electrical engineering solutions, specifying control hardware and instrumentation, producing technical drawings and documentation, presenting designs for review, conducting risk assessments, and maintaining effective communication with colleagues.

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  • ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is a world-leading centre for research at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Our neutron and muon instruments give unique insights into the properties of materials on the atomic scale. ​ISIS provides a stimulating, creative and ambitious environment which enables staff to contribute to a world-leading science facility and develop their careers in ground breaking science, technology, and engineering.​ 
  • As part of the ISIS Design Division Electrical (IDDE) group, this opportunity will be responsible for the design, project management and delivery of new electrical engineering systems for the ISIS facility along with modifications to existing systems.
  • This will include the designing, implementing, and commissioning of relay and PLC based electrical control, safety, and instrumentation equipment along with associated signal and low voltage power distribution cabling and containment. This will also involve creating electrical schematics for systems along with design of ladder logic for PLC operation. 
  • Work packages need to meet agreed specifications and adhere to structured project management techniques across the full system lifecycle.
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  • Essential:
  • Achieved, or be on course to achieve, a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant field of study
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of starting employment
  • Ability to communicate well, both technically and non-technically
  • Good technical understanding of the fundamental principles of electrical engineering
  • Individual and team project work during degree
  • Ability to effectively apply knowledge to a wide range of technically challenging electrical & control projects
  • Ability to read and understand technical information and act upon it as a design engineer
  • Basic understanding of design safety
  • Desirable:
  • Degree is IET Accredited for CEng
  • Awareness of the electrical engineering design and project management process
  • Basic understanding of control theory and control systems i.e. key features and operation
  • Evidence of additional electrical engineering project work outside of degree course or on industrial placement
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Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • As a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer, the key duties and responsibilities will be:
  • Design of full lifecycle, electrical design engineering solutions meeting agreed specifications
  • Specification of control hardware and instrumentation
  • Production of technical design, AutoCAD drawings and associated documentation
  • Presentation of engineering designs for peer and stakeholder review
  • Production of design risk assessments and method statements
  • Establishing and maintaining effective lines of communication with colleagues across the facility
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Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Oct 29, 2023




31790 GBP

Apply by Oct 29