Principal Electrical Engineer Vacancy

Are you an experienced Electrical Principal Engineer looking for a new opportunity to become part of a team of incredible people at North West Projects?

19 Oct 2021

Discipline: Electrical / Power

Role Description: Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: Chorley

% FTE / Hours per week (est.): 37

Date of Demand: 18/10/21


Description of the Assignment

North West Projects is a national Engineering design company with a Nuclear sector focus. Being part of VINCI Energies with a turnover of €14 billion, has allowed NWP to grow in an exciting but secure manner.

Working on a work package which forms part of a larger design for a New Build Nuclear power station within the UK. The work package is made up of ‘Typical’ deliverables to assist the Electrical Installation contractor during the implementation & test/inspection phases of the project. Brief summaries of the deliverables are:

  • Site Cable Installation Rules
  • Typical Termination Diagrams covering various plant items
  • Typical Trefoil Arrangement for single core cables including phase rotation when applicable.
  • Selection of cable fastener including justification based on short circuit currents.
  • Responsible for Electrical discipline technical input including production checking and/or approval.
  • Organising team member and allocating work ensuring delivery against plan.
  • Technical Input into stakeholder technical meetings to progress deliverables.
  • Assisting the Engineering Manager and Project Manager in the forecasting of work to completion.
  • Production of Technical Queries.
  • Customer facing.



  • Nuclear Experience (Desirable)
  • Power System Design up to 11kV
  • Site Power Infrastructure Design (Desirable)
  • Mains Distribution & Sub-Distribution i.e. HV & LV Switchgear, Transformers
  • Technical Specification Production
  • Cable installation methodology i.e. Trefoil arrangement
  • Large Cable Containment Systems including products/consumables
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Desirable)


Design Tools Experience

  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office Package

If you would like further details for the above position, then please contact / 07729 606 638 and he will be happy to provide you with any further information required.

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