Principal Engineer

  •  Plymouth
  •   Excellent remuneration plus benefits £ / Day
  •   Full Time
  •   Permanent
  •   Job Reference PRINENG016

VGC Energy part of VGC Group Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a Principal Engineer on a permanent basis for Plymouth.

Job Description

Your role will consist of, but will not be restricted to:

  • Management of the electrical engineering elements of the Buildings and Transformer Compound packages, ensuring designer technical performance and making appropriate technical responses.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice for electrical engineering.
  • Provide Technical design guidance and review of electrical design packages.
  • Provide Technical design guidance and review integration of electrical with other design packages.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project. Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Design of high and low voltage electrical distribution systems.
  • Design of control & instrumentation systems.

Candidate Specification

  • A minimum of a Batchelor’s Degree in Electrical/Control Engineering.
  • Preferred Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council.
  • Preferred Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear knowledge.

Other Information

Full time hours Monday to Friday

Excellent remuneration plus benefits

Site based

Permanent position

Please note that this position will be based at a highly regulated site and will require successful candidates to undergo Security Clearance.

If the above position is of interest, then please telephone the VGC team on Lowestoft 01502 822991/822992 or email your up to date CV to

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