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Support EngineerSwitchgear

Support Engineer - Switchgear - £35k to £45k - Gloucestershire. A renowned switchgear contractor are looking for a Support Engineer to supplement their technical team within their Head Office in the South West of England. A leading name within the industry, noted for offering excellent development and promotional prospects they are looking for an individual who has a proven track record of design and technical knowledge within the Switchgear sector and more specifically Low Voltage Switchboards and Motor Control Centre’s. An ideal opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career.

About the Client:

A top Switchgear contractor they have developed a reputation for engineering excellence. A leading name within the industry they undertake projects in varied sectors, including Industrial, Aerospace, Retail and Commercial. With a rich history within the Switchgear sector they offer unparalleled industry and product knowledge. My client is looking for an experienced Support Engineer in and around Gloucestershire.

About the Role:

  • Provide technical support and advice to contract engineers in assessing LV Switchboards and Motor Control Centre equipment and build-ability of proposed solutions
  • Expedite design, assembly, testing and delivery to ensure compliance of quality, budget and programme milestones defined for the project
  • Assist in reviewing and implementing safe systems of work for mechanical and electrical site activities, including risk assessments, method statements and impact / contingency plans
  • Assist in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of electrical installation programmes and activities
  • Manage defects and take appropriate corrective actions (assess potential impact of any defects on overall success of the project and escalate to the Senior Contract Engineer where appropriate).
  • Provide information and advice for asset management of mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Proactively assist the Contract Engineer with customer relationships to ensure full satisfaction
  • Assist the Contract Engineer with the achievement of customer performance targets and Perfect Delivery
  • Report any deviances from project programme to contracts Engineer
  • Ensure effective communication with relevant parties
  • Maintain awareness of health and safety requirements and standards
  • Proactively keep up to date with the current and changing status of the projects
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate records for archive
  • Input into site activities where appropriate and required
  • Proactively contribute to effective teamwork

About the Candidate:

  • Experienced in the design of low voltage switchboards and motor control centres
  • Competent in the interpretation of technical drawings and specifications, with CAD experience
  • Competent and confident IT skills for using databases, word-processing, spreadsheets, planning tools, email, internet, etc.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time managements skills; able to assist with multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Able to work competently both within a team and as an individual contributor
  • Able to take ownership for projects and work to time limits
  • Logical and analytical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal English Language skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts both orally and in written form
  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects
  • Well organized administration skills
  • Inspired and curious
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Calm professional manner
  • Positive ‘’can do’’ attitude, be proactive to identify and resolve problems and escalate to the projects/contract manager where appropriate
  • Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others.

Points of Appeal:

    • Leading industry name
    • Opportunities for development
    • Excellent salary/package


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Andrei Rozoleanu on 0203 640 8989 or email