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Electrical Engineer

Electronic/Electrical/Control & Instrumentation.

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About us

Since EES was formed in 2011 the focus has been to utilise the skills and expertise of our engineers to provide a high-quality service to our customers. We are known for being specialists in excitation control systems, generator protection and synchronising systems.

What we get up to...

We have customers across a number of sectors including power generation (coal, gas, oil, nuclear, hydro), oil and gas, industrial and process. We undertake worldwide projects including in the USA, Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, Nigeria, Congo, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand.

Providing a high-quality, high-integrity service is our core value and it is important for us to maintain this as we grow. All our business processes are designed to ensure we provide a quality service and this is what makes us competitive. 

You will immediately be set to work on challenging technical projects that matter to our customers. The work centres on electrical power systems, electronic controllers, software and data analysis and involves the design, construction, commissioning and testing of hardware and software systems in our small lab/workshop and on customer sites. You will work closely within our team of experts and you will be fully supported and encouraged to take on significant responsibilities.

About the role:

  • You will be involved in many aspects of design, maintenance and commissioning of excitation control, generator protection and synchronising systems.

  • Day-to-day, you could find yourself interpreting excitation system performance data during commissioning and maintenance of excitation equipment. You will also have the opportunity to provide technical support to our customers over the phone and on site using a mixture of electrical engineering competence and practical skills.

  • You'll be attending training courses and conferences to develop and improve technical competence in the specialist areas that EES operates. As well as providing feedback to the business to drive continuous improvement, you will need to manage your own work load, prioritise and operate efficiently to meet customer deadlines.

  • This is a great programme to give you a full overview of what we’re about and it will give you the skills you need to grow with us. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary of £27k and we’ll be completely behind you with fees as you work towards Chartered Engineer status.

  • You will have the opportunity to travel and work on customer sites in the UK and overseas. 

Our lab facilities

  • We have an electrical engineering lab that consists of a wide range of electrical test equipment and instrumentation
  • We have test rigs that can be used to simulate real-world conditions
  • You can expect to spend up to a day a week in our electrical engineering lab, testing circuits, developing software or demonstrating equipment to customers.

About you:

You will have an expected 2:1 (or above) degree in one of the following: Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, Control & Instrumentation, Hardware, Software, Systems. You will also have an interest in, or experience of, electrical power systems and controls, as well as good communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills. You can look forward to a fantastic career with us. 

Company Benefits

  • Generous pension
  • Relocation package (if required)
  • 30 days' holiday (including public holidays)
  • Private healthcare options
  • Company contribution to professional registration fees
  • Structured programme for achieving Chartered Engineer status
  • You will attend a two day training course. When successfully completed, you will be awarded with a CCNSG Safety Passport

We are an IET enterprise partner. We receive additional bespoke company based registration support on your journey to achieve professional registration. Other benefits include networking opportunities, access to training and professional skill courses and partnership events. Graduates also have the opportunity to publish case studies in the IET Partner News magazine. One of our graduates was featured in 2021.
Opportunity to work on innovate projects. Our graduates are currently working on projects that will help support a safe and secure power system with high levels of renewable energy sources.

One of our current Graduates Yurinov Mambau is presenting at the CEPSI conference 2021 and has also had an article published in the IET partner news magazine.

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to 

Within your cover letter, please make sure you answer the following questions:

  1. Tell us 3 key skills you would bring to EES that will add value to the business.
  2. Why would you like to be considered for a career at EES?
  3. What technical skills and personal attributes can you bring to the team?
  4. What projects have you been involved in which would allow you to demonstrate your knowledge in electrical power systems and controls?
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Today
  • Starting: August 2022
  • £28,630 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Tamworth
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems

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