Electrical Engineer
Kilmaurs or Inverness

Job Title:

Electrical Engineer

Reporting To:

Engineering Director


Kilmaurs or Inverness


Electrical Engineering


Up to £43k dependant on experience

Car Allowance/Mileage:


Overview of role

Role Profile

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Reporting To: Engineering Director
Location: Based in Kilmaurs or Inverness
Department: Electrical Engineering

A&L specialise in the installation of all types of M&E throughout the UK & Ireland. Our offering serves the Water and Waste Water Treatment sectors offering Fabrication, Site
Installation and Testing of a wide range of process systems from Sewage Pumping Stations and Waste Water Treatment Works to complete Water Treatment Works and Membrane

The Company design and manufacture mechanical and electrical systems for various clients. We also design and manufacture electrical control panels for a variety of applications. Our engineers are used extensively throughout Scotland and the UK to install and commission mechanical, & electrical equipment and systems.

We specialise in the installation of Pumps, Pipes, Valves, Process Plant, Membrane Plants as well as the design, fabrication and installation of pipework in Stainless Steel, Ductile Iron,
Coated Carbon Steel, GMS, ABS, UPVC, and Dual Containment Systems, we also offer a complete maintenance, refurbishment service for valves, actuators and penstocks.

We provide site survey’s, trouble-shooting services and innovative engineering solutions across the whole water industry. Our experience and commitment to quality and service has
gained the company a reputation for delivering on promises and doing what we said we would do. A&L are trusted to deliver consistent value for money engineering solutions,
installations and maintenance services.

Summary of Need
• We are looking for a hands on Electrical/ Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record ideally in the Water Utility Sector, but this isn’t essential.

• Qualifications ideally an Electrical Degree or HNC, HND in an electrical & mechanical field, with 17th or 18th edition test and inspection.

• A knowledge of various mechanical & electrical systems.

• A passion for Instrument and control circuits.

• A good knowledge of Inverter drives.

• Electrical Industrial installation experience.

• Understand 4-20mA control techniques.

• Site experience is very desirable.

• Excellent communication and team skills.

• Confident Client facing skills.

• Full driving license.

• 17th or 18th Edition test and inspection ideal but not essential.

• Have an excellent understand of Health & Safety and be able to complete RAMS.

• a Knowledge of PLC software & hardware ideal but not essential.

All training will be provided to meet our Health & Safety standards and we will also provide additional training to enable you to fulfil your duties. Ideally you must have a clean driving
license and be willing to travel throughout Scotland and other parts of the UK and Ireland on occasion. Excellent rates of pay will be offered based on your experience and expertise.


What we expect from our people:
Positive Attitude

Willingness to Develop

Quality of Work

Knowledge and Experience

Communication Skills

Relations with Others

Initiative Versatility/Flexibility Dependability and Trust

Technical Ability

As an Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for providing surveys, pricing, designing and delivering installations for a variety of projects within a large delivery programme. You
will ensure compliance with the relevant contractual obligations, Client Standards and Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES)

As part of A&L’s commitment to Quality & Service, you will ensure that Company Quality Procedures are adhered to and that the expectations of the client are met. Reporting to the
Engineering Director, you will help deliver the Company’s aspirations for Growth and Continuous Improvement. You will work within the delivery process in alignment with the Company Quality
Management System. You will help build and maintain successful relationships with clients and create a positive, collaborative customer journey.

Key Responsibilities will include:
• Compliance with Company Health and Safety Policies
• Ownership of Client Enquiries as directed by Line Manager.
• Ownership of Surveys and subsequent tendering processes
• Framework Compliance.
• Preparing, Planning, and Delivering Tenders and Quotations to multiple clients.
• Planning, Preparing & Leading best practices.
• Ensuring Compliance with Client Standards and Specification
• Knowledge of Water Industry Plants, Materials & Resources.
• Client Engagement and Relationship Building
• Undertaking Site Surveys and Client Meetings
• Leadership and Commitment to meeting Company Targets & KPIs
• Loyalty and Endeavour to deliver Quality and Service at all times

You should have experience or, be familiar with:

• Familiar with or having past experience of a contracting or similar environment is essential
• You will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative.
• You will possess a hands-on & proactive work ethic.
• You must have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
• You must enjoy working as part of team in a fast-paced environment to achieve objectives safely, efficiently and to time constraints.
• You should be willing to take ownership, possess attention to detail skills and apply safety awareness at all times

You should have a working knowledge of:
• Relevant H&S regulations and safe systems of work.
• Procurement, Management and Delivery under NEC Suite of Contracts
• Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES)
• Water Industry Experience (Desirable but not essential)

You should Possess:

• A minimum of 5 Years Experience in a similar role
• Knowledge of Mechanical & Electrical Components and Equipment
• Maturity and practicality
• Good health and level of general fitness
• A full clean car driving licence

You should be capable of and willing to:
• Work to a Quality Management System
• Report verbally and in writing
• Be committed to continuous improvement and development
• Be a constructive and integrated member of a high performance team
• Be conscientious and meticulous in your approach to work
• Be flexible in your approach

Overview & General Duties
• To plan and organise work to meet timely and qualitative objectives.
• To ensure that the Company policies and procedures for the business are followed.
• To provide electrical support to the wider teams / business wide as appropriate.
• Evaluating / negotiating of electrical sub-contractors quotations and producing competitive costs for packages where quotations are required.
• In conjunction with the QMS, take any action required regarding discrepancies and/or non compliance.
• Ensure that QMS procedures are followed and implemented where necessary.
• Liaise closely with the Delivery Teams
• To work on Client Sites to deliver and/or supervise delivery of projects.

Required Skills & Experience
• Desirable 5 years’ experience of working for a main contractor in the Water/Construction industry
• Able to work on own initiative
• Experience of managing and prioritising own workload and that of others, whilst working under pressure
• Experience with Schedules of Rates and Framework Models
• Experience with Specifications and Drawings
• Knowledge of Estimating Packages
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Packages -Excel, Word
• Strong Electrical background
• HNC/HND in a construction related subject is desirable but not essential
• Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise well when designing multiple projects concurrently
• Strong attention to detail, accurate and methodical in work
• Ability to deal with complex tasks under pressure
• Clear communicator, confident in communicating and influencing at all levels
• Ability to build relationships and a good rapport with clients to generate confidence

Preferred Certification & Qualifications (Training available to preferred candidate)

IOSH Working Safely
First Aid Appointed Persons
DOMS/National Water Hygiene

What you can expect from us:
• A competitive package including medical health insurance and pension scheme.
• Training and Development
• PPE will be provided
• Company Branded Workwear is provided.
• Company Values.

What we are looking for

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to info@almechanical.co.uk

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