Marine Electrical Designer

Location Essex
Salary DOE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Design
Reference J8070
The Company:
SEA-KIT is a leading Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) designer and developer, focused on over-the-horizon deployment of various maritime systems and sensors. Our USVs have applications across various sectors including maritime logistics, environmental management and the security and monitoring of offshore assets. Through its collaboration with industry partners, SEA-KIT is sharply focused on driving down the cost of geo-data collection and reducing the sector's carbon emissions.

Job Description:

We require a multi-skilled, versatile marine electrical designer for our new 24m Omega Class USVs

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing the electrical, electronic and navigation systems to meet the requirements of the classification society.

Main Responsibilities:
As an marine electrical Designer, you will be responsible for:
• Developing electrical distribution concepts
• Generating and issuing production-ready drawings, including schematics, arrangements, conduit routing, component layout, panel location and detailed manufacturing/engineering drawings for the entire vessel's electrical systems
• Design evaluation, including conducting vessels' electrical load analysis and short circuit calculations
• Producing technical submissions for classification societies
• Delivering timely and accurate electrical design documentation and drawings to support procurement and production of new builds
• Electrical equipment selection and production of fully-specified Bills of Materials for procurement
• Liaising with suppliers as required
• Ensuring the appropriate rules and high standards are applied to the electrical systems on board new build projects

Skills & attributes:
• 5+ years' experience in designing marine electrical systems in accordance with class requirements
• Knowledge of AC/DC systems is essential
• Relevant electrical qualification essential
• Knowledge of producing designs to various Class requirements.
• Competent in fundamental electrical engineering design such as: specifying and arranging electrical panels; machine control circuits; selection of instruments and special equipment and preparation of bill of materials
• Strong organisational skills and proven aptitude for practically applying technical knowledge
• Experience working with Uncrewed or Autonomous Surface Vessels would be advantageous
• Ability to integrate into a working environment that is fast paced and varied (may involve site visits, office based work and remote team working)
• Familiarity with Autodesk AutoCAD or other CAD applications
• Self-motivated and responsible for personal development

To APPLY for this position please send your CV and covering letter DIRECT to Roger Goldsmith at

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