Lead electrical engineer

Lead electrical engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead electrical engineer to join our team.


  • Power Quality Issues;
  • Take part in the development and deployment of engineering processes, working methods and best practices within the Department;
  • Reliability and Availability Studies: Creation of overall reliability and availability models for projects and reporting to the client;
  • Actively participate in defining corrective actions when work is unsafe or when an uncontrolled risk is observed;
  • A general understanding of the characteristics of HVDC Valves and their control systems;
  • Filter design;
  • Identify and evaluate EHS risks in own area and implement practical measures;
  • Report or resolve any non-conformances in a timely manner. Health and Safety;
  • Insulation co-ordination and main equipment characteristics for HVDC is desirable;
  • An understanding of the use of computer mathematical and simulation tools as applied to the design of the aforementioned activities;
  • Detailed knowledge of Main Circuit design;
  • Process Improvement: Review and record design processes and develop new or improved processes. Quality;
  • Losses: Calculation of overall project losses and reporting to the client.


  • Ability to write reports and present to clients effectively;
  • Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation;
  • Ensure delivery of all aspects of electrical design, specification and procurement of the project to cost, schedule and quality criteria;
  • Plan and maintain the discipline progress of the project;
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of processes and systems for wider use in the discipline;
  • Administer and implement company, and where applicable, client/project policies and procedures;
  • Provide technical assistance to business development strategies, initiatives and proposals as required;
  • Provide input to cost estimates and execution plans;
  • Undertake training of less experienced engineers, including duties as a mentor if needed;
  • Ensure technical integrity of all electrical deliverables on the project;
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with most up to date and relevant codes, standards and procedures;
  • Ensure all interfaces to other disciplines are clearly defined and correctly engineered;
  • Liaise with other disciplines, departments, project personnel, vendors, clients, etc;
  • City & Guilds 2380 17th Edition;
  • City & Guilds 2360 1&2 Electrical Installation.