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Electrical CAD Designer in New Malden, London


New Malden, London





Electrical CAD Designer

You will be working as a Electrical CAD Designer with a leading Defence and Aerospace company on a contract basis Outside IR35.

You will be a key member of the Hardware Engineering team, your role of Electrical CAD Designer will work to create electrical designs and drawings to deliver on a Defence maritime platform management project.

Due to the nature of this role, SC clearance will be required.

Your Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce and review electrical schematics in accordance with relevant standards and internal Computer Aided Design (CAD) processes, using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Develop and maintain component libraries to support electrical schematic activities
  • Provide electrical engineering support to the Electrical Design Engineering team
  • Understand and interpret PI&D control systems, where required
  • Create, modify, maintain and manage electrical schematics for power and control systems
  • Support Electrical Design Engineering team in component selection through analysis and justification
  • Produce, modify, maintain and manage technical documents to support contractual deliverables (e.g. specifications, design documents, Bill of Materials (BOMs) etc.)
  • Manage and adhere to configuration management processes for baseline control throughout the full project life-cycle
  • Manage and adhere to change control processes, providing input to impact assessments
  • Collaboratively support other engineering and supporting functions from an electrical schematic perspective
  • To be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements

You will need to have experience including:

  • Strong experience in an Electrical Design Engineering position
  • Engineering Degree in related discipline (experienced Electrical Design Engineers without a degree will also be considered
  • Understanding and working knowledge of electrical related Defence Standards, including Lloyds Register and other Military Standards (e.g. Def Stan 59-411)
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Proficient user of MS office
  • Proficient user of Auto CAD Electrical or similar (2+ years)

Preferred you will have experience including:

  • Experience of working within a team developing Naval Platform Management Systems (PMS) for surface and sub-surface programmes
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Defence programmes
  • Experience in battery technology and management systems
  • Experience in electrical power distribution design
  • Experience in Defence Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) standards (e.g. Def Stan 59-411)
  • Familiarity with electrical panel/enclosure/cabinet design


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited (ARM). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 115175_1660562156
Date posted 15 August 2022

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