Vacancies

 

Project Coordinator 

Excitation & Engineering Services specialise in the design, commissioning, installation and maintenance of excitation control systems and generator control panels.

We have designed and manufactured systems for a number of high profile UK utilities and have an expanding portfolio of customers worldwide. After eight consecutive years of growth, we are looking to further expand our Tamworth based team.

We are looking for a full-time permanent Project Coordinator to support our growing portfolio of work. You will have experience working on and delivering projects, ideally in the power or industrial sector and will have a proven record of co-ordinating project activities.

You will report to the Operations Manager and support the project management process from the enquiry stage, through technical execution to the final invoice. The role is based at our offices in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Occasional UK and overseas travel will be required to manage suppliers, develop new business and visit existing customers.

About You

You will have at least five years relevant experience within a project management/ coordinator role, and ideally hold or be working towards a project management or quality management qualification such as PRINCE2, APM, or equivalent.

The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is key, so having excellent organisational and interpersonal skills along with good communication is vital. You will be an effective team player with the ability to adapt to the unexpected and have excellent problem -solving skills.

Knowledge about the power and industrial sectors and managing service engineers is desirable but not essential.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act on customer enquiries and write proposals for prospective work.
  • Work within the guidelines set by the ISO9001 accredited quality system to ensure all projects and business activities are delivered to the high standards and expectations of our customers.
  • Produce project Gantt charts and manage project scheduling.
  • Manage and monitor project costs, budget and engineering hours.
  • Liaise with the Directors, Operations Manager, and engineers to allocate resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Use dynamic scheduling to meet changing customer requirements.
  • Manage project change.
  • Maintain project documentation.
  • Assess and mitigate project risk.
  • Provide the necessary information to allow accurate and timely invoicing.
  • Maintain communication with all project stakeholders through telephone, email, tele-conferences and meetings. Produce and circulate minutes of meetings.
  • Identify potential new business opportunities and promote EES to existing and potential new customers.
  • Manage work load, prioritise and operate efficiently to meet customer deadlines.
  • Attend trade shows, exhibitions and conferences to promote EES and develop new business.

The successful applicant will be offered structured training and development, competitive salary (£25,000 – £32,000) generous pension scheme and benefits package.

Previous applicants need not apply.

To apply for this position, please send your CV & cover letter to

vacancies@excitationengineering.co.uk


 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

The Electrical Engineer will be involved in all aspects of designing, commissioning and maintaining excitation control systems, generator protection systems and synchronising systems. The successful applicant will have a degree or equivalent in Electrical and/ or Electronic Engineering with at least five years excitation systems experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience with electrical power systems and controls.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the tendering process with technically innovate and competitive solutions.
  • Contribute to all aspects of the design process – hardware design, software development and PLC programming, component calculations and selection, electrical drawings, plant interfacing.
  • Write technical procedures and manuals to support the installation, commissioning and operation of EES equipment.
  • Perform risk assessments and write method statements for maintenance and commissioning works.
  • Work on customer sites in the UK and overseas to perform maintenance and commissioning of EES and other OEM equipment.
  • Use electrical test equipment and instruments to test and commission equipment ensuring compliance with the required standards and best practice.
  • Analyse and interpret excitation system performance data during commissioning and maintenance of excitation equipment.
  • Provide technical support to our customers over the phone and on site using a mixture of electrical engineering competence and practical skills.
  • Write technical reports for all projects documenting the work completed and making conclusions and engineering recommendations.
  • Work within the guidelines set by the ISO9001 accredited quality system to ensure all projects and business activities are delivered to the high standards and expectations of our customers.
  • Work with the rest of the team to identify potential new business opportunities and promote EES to existing and potential new customers.
  • Attend training courses and conferences to develop and improve technical competence in the specialist areas that EES operates.
  • Provide feedback to the business to drive continuous improvement.
  • Manage work load, prioritise and operate efficiently to meet customer deadlines.

To apply, please forward your CV & cover letter to vacancies@excitationengineering.co.uk


 

ELECTRICAL & AUTOCAD TECHNICIAN

The Electrical and Autocad Technician will assist with the design, commissioning and maintenance of electrical control panels for excitation control systems. The successful applicant will have C&G / HNC / HND in electrical and/or electronic engineering with at least five years’ experience in industry. Knowledge of PLCs, AutoCAD and electrical schematics is essential, as is a willingness to perform occasional work away from home both in the UK and overseas.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to all aspects of the design process – hardware design, software development and PLC programming, component calculations and selection, electrical drawings, plant interfacing.
  • Use technical drawing packages (Autocad / Visio) to create general arrangement drawings and electrical schematics for excitation control systems.
  • Create parts lists, source components and select suppliers.
  • Manage the EES laboratory area and perform repair and maintenance duties on EES equipment.
  • Manage spare and stock parts holdings including goods inwards and outwards.
  • Write technical procedures and manuals to support the installation, commissioning and operation of EES equipment.
  • Use electrical test equipment and instruments to test and develop equipment ensuring compliance with the required standards and best practice.
  • Work within the guidelines set by the ISO9001 accredited quality system to ensure all projects and business activities are delivered to the high standards and expectations of our customers.

The successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary, pension scheme and benefits package.

To apply, please forward your CV & cover letter to vacancies@excitationengineering.co.uk

We also have opportunities for internships, placements and graduates – please keep an eye out on our website for further information or email vacancies@excitationengineering.co.uk