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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer (Power) in Barrow, United Kingdom

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Senior Electrical Engineer - Power

About the Opportunity

We are looking for electrical engineers with experience of power distribution. As part of this team, you will be responsible for the production of engineering documentation and technical specifications for specific systems, producing supporting calculations and undertaking design review. You will be part of a dedicated team responsible for critical aspects of submarine system design with hybrid working arrangements, there will be a requirement to attend site, factory acceptance testing and join regular virtual meetings. You will be responsible for executing engineering tasks or packages of work independently and as part of a wider team, delivering system/equipment documentation or modelling for verification and validation against the specified requirements documentation.

As the Senior Electrical Engineer - Power you will provide support to the Principal Engineers and/or external specialists during development and analysis of platform power systems for future submarine programmes. As the Senior Engineer you will be involved in leading analysis and production of technical reports and team deliverables.

In accordance with the level of supervision/responsibility assigned by role/grade your key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing design solutions to an agreed time, cost and quality in accordance with project milestones.

  • Developing and managing requirements and acceptance criteria specific to a system or product and/or across a system of systems, platform or programme.

  • Understand the contractual and performance requirements for various systems and support the definition and associated acceptance criteria and events through design, build, integration, installation and commissioning activities.

  • Produce documentation required to support the design review process.

  • Ensure compliance against contractual requirements.

  • Undertake design reviews and presentations to customers.

  • Provide technical support to integrated performance and acceptance activities.

  • Review relevant supplier documentation and ensure it is captured and recorded appropriately.

  • Provide technical input and engineering solutions in support of build activities, defect resolution and change management.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:


• BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent

• Working towards professional registration


• Technical report writing skills.

• Demonstrable experience of engineering lifecycle.

• Knowledge and experience in defence standards.

• Understanding of at least one of the following areas: Power system modelling; generators; switchgear; protection; power electronics.

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

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In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

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