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Power / Electrical Engineer – Newport
Airbus DS Newport
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Power Electrical Engineer to join our team within Airbus Defence & Space in Newport.The Power/Electrical Engineer is responsible for reviewing the current status and inputs from the customer and producing technical reports covering internal and external requirements for electrical and physical designs including power provision, uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), earthing, electrical safety, EMC, TEMPEST.
You will also conduct a site survey and assess the environmental considerations and electrical/mechanical interfaces.
You will be responsible for ensuring the equipment design meets current customer requirements and contractual obligations.
You will produce a BoM for new equipment that meets your design criteria.
You will be the subject matter expert in the aforementioned disciplines.What we offerChallenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and servicesIntegration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of EuropeParticipation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplierExciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global playerAn attractive company pension schemeAirbus Group success share schemeAn extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.Flexible working hours
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:Conduct site survey of equipment and associated passive infrastructureComplete power/physical technical reportsCreate and check BoM meets expectations and matches designPerform installation includes removal of existing hardware and installation of replacement hardwareEnsure design/implementation is completed to the necessary MilStan/DefStan.Create electrical and installation designsReport to Team Leader, taking technical and task leadership as appropriate.Communicate effectively with team members.Report progress on tasks as required to immediate supervisor or project manager.Develop a trusting and professional relationship with QA representatives.Work with Drawing Office to produce bespoke design solutionsMake technical decisions within the build tasks, establishing the best solutions for the products in question.Equipment selection.Calculating power loading / earthing and proposing appropriate solutionsAct as customer representative by deciding upon the suitability of a solution or system through testing that the solution meets the specification.Be able to isolate and demonstrate failures in the product or system built, identifying likely causes and solutions.Be capable of applying general principles and experience to solve complex problems.Creation of environment in line with specifications.This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Companys success, reputation and sustainable growth.
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:Educated to degree/HND level (or equivalent) in Electrical/Electronic engineeringIEEE wiring regulations version 17Appropriate MilStan/DefStan experience and trainingDeployable and military communication systems experienceDetailed familiarity of site preparation and construction including: rack installation, electrical wiring & loading, wall penetrations, safety practices, heating and cooling considerations.Knowledge of interior & exterior fibre optic and copper cable wiring, including single-mode, multimode and hybrid fibre optic cable, shielded and unshielded Category 5e cable, and termination and testing of new and legacy systemsKnowledge of Health & Safety of Electrical InstallationsInterpretation of 2D and 3D drawings into bespoke productsMilStan 461 & 810 understandingSDIP 27, 28 & 29 understandingRequirements Management.Good Communication.System engineering principles.Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance
This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad
Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We cant promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you
Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Other Business
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