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Carville Switchgear Limited

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Role: Project Engineer
Date Posted: Friday 25 June 2021

Responsible for:

Implementing the manufacture of LV Switchgear and ancillaries to the specifications provided by the customer.

Ensuring that the manufactured product meets the appropriate National, Industry and Company standards, design rules and design guides.

Key responsibilities and main tasks and activities:

  • Supporting the customer in the design and development of low voltage switchgear projects.

  • Production of electrical and mechanical drawings for customer approval.

  • Providing technical information to the Sales Team to ensure accurate commercial quotes are created.

  • Working within the relevant Engineering procedures & complying with the company’s Quality Procedures.

  • Ensuring that all drawing, test activities and engineering functions are correctly documented.

  • Ensuring that the product realisation is robust and that it is fit for manufacture (efficient manufacturing and assembly processes).

  • Meeting with suppliers to ensure a cost-effective supply chain is established – competitively priced, quality components with on time delivery and good technical backup.

  • Production of the Bills of Materials for manufacture.

  • Timely ordering of all manufacturing parts from approved suppliers.

  • Supporting the production process, to ensure on time delivery to the correct quality standards, as and when required.

  • Provision of technical expertise for production especially with configuration/programming of equipment and fault finding.

  • Liaising with the customer and production to organise factory acceptance tests [FAT], delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment.

  • Attending customer’s sites for the purpose of project meetings, surveys, installation, commissioning, acceptance tests [SAT], customer training, investigations and maintenance.

  • Assisting in the investigation and analysis of customer issues.

  • Adhering to, and promotion of all Company Health, Safety and Environmental procedures, directives and Safe Working Practices.

  • Positively contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department by keeping up to date with industry developments and trends.

  • When necessary creating Method Statements and Risk Assessments for the customer and Carville installation staff.

  • Any other duties commensurate with the skills and level of position, as determined by the Engineering Director.

  • On occasion, for short periods, due to business needs and governed by all normal good business practices e.g. Health and Safety, Management may request that a member of staff performs duties not explicitly described in this job description.

Your Experience / Skills


  • Desirable - HNC in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience / apprenticeship.

  • Engineering Degree, with a bias toward Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.



  • Experience in the specification, function and manufacture of low voltage switchgear or similar.

  • Good level of mechanical engineering knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge and experience of CAD 2D packages (preferably AutoCAD).

  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and in print.


  • Understanding of relevant BS EN standards including;
    BS EN 61439-Part 1 & 2.

  • Experience of 3D CAD packages - SolidWorks.

Teamwork and personal impact:

  • Consult with the team and other experts as and when required.

  • Able to operate within a team, and individually.

  • Task focussed.

  • Strong desire to achieve.


HNC in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience/apprenticeship.

Salary Range:
£30,000 - £45,000 per annum dependant on experience

Burgess Hill, West Sussex

LV Switchgear Manufacturer

Placement Type:
Permanent, Full Time

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Melissa Gilbert


Contact Phone
01444 242 544

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