Principal Power Engineer

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North West
£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Principal Power Engineer - Kendal - Perm- 55-60K
I am recruiting for an innovative Power Engineering company who have a vision to become the chosen delivery partner to provide turnkey Power and Automation Engineering Services in the Infrastructure and Energy Sectors across the UK. They have a particular focus on With a particular focus on UPS, Power Optimisation, Energy Storage and Industrial Automation.
Just a stone throw away from the Lake District and the gorgeous country side , this is the chance to join a brand new site at a company that is rapidly expanding.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Principal Power Engineer to join the team and thrive in an exciting time to build and lead the UPS's business stream from a technical perspective. There will be all the tools required to ensure a varied yet effective working day and the ability to increase your skills in Power Engineering further.
The Role.
The Principal Power Engineer will feature at their brand new site in Kendal. You will be leading the UPS business stream. Your role will be required to demonstrate an extensive amount of expert knowledge and assistance to clients from a multitude of UPS vendors. You will be expected to specify, design, fault find, provide technical expertise and assist clients to achieve a solution focused output. This Position would fit someone who has experience in reporting at director or management level effectively.
The Responsibilities
Lead the UPS Power Business Stream for the business on all technical fronts
Assist client specification and support on technical support functions
Provide field support to on-site and offsite UPS Engineers
Design topologies and UPS systems to client requirements using known vendor technology and equipment including sizing of all UPS's
Provide technical input into marketing and publicity material
Build a team up for UPS field services, UPS Engineers and manufacture specialists
Develop testing regimes and applicable service level agreement (SLA's) with commercial teams for all UPS systems
Be Delkia's Design Authority for UPS and Energy Storage Systems
Provide designs for all client topologies

The Essentials
Qualified in Electrical / Power Electronics Engineering / UPS's to Degree Level
Demonstrate extensive industry experience.
Have knowledge of all types of UPS topology and battery technologies
Knowledge of Harmonics, Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) and Phased Locked Loop (PLL)
Understand proficiently the use, design, and specification of rectifier and inverter systems
Understanding of Earth Fault Leakage Detection, Discrimination Protection and Frequency Transformer specification
Understanding of available UPS software for power management
Understanding of UPS vendors along with benefits / constraints
Exceptional communication skills.

The Desirables

Can demonstrate an innovative streak.
Chartered Engineer
Nuclear experience.

Please note that this role may require some infrequent travelling and will require basic security clearance checks.
Commutable from Kendal / Keswick / Penrith / Lake District / Cockermouth/ Bassenthwaite
Power Engineer, UPS , Power Supply , Nuclear , Automation , Senior Engineer

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Contact Details:
Tel: 02392322375
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Richard Bateman

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