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Lead Design Engineer

The Role

We are looking for a Lead Design Engineer to join our team based in Coventry, to provide expertise and leadership to a team of Design Engineers. The Lead Design Engineer will be responsible for managing resources for engineering tasks including design production, procurement and testing on allocated projects in the Oil & Gas and Utilities sectors.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll provide the client and project manager with a single point of contact. You’ll mentor a team of design engineers providing technical guidance as required and handling all management processes and procedures. The ability to work across multiple industries is essential and you’ll be recognised as the company specialist in at least one engineering discipline.

With a detailed knowledge of industry standards and specifications, you’ll be able to review system drawings and documentation to ensure safety, suitability and sustainability of designs. You’ll identify scope creep, savings and variations, as well as acting as the interface between all project sub-systems. You’ll be competent in reading and translating client specifications and have at least 2 years technical design experience within the Oil & Gas or Utilities industries. You’ll have detailed design and configuration knowledge of  CCTV and Video Management Solutions, Access Control, Perimeter Intruder Detection as well as Networking and Fibre optics. Proven training certification in relevant systems and a degree or HND in a relevant discipline is required, as is the ability to author technical documents and drawings.

About You

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to be confident in dealing with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Able to multi-task, hardworking and enjoy being in a fast-paced environment.
  • Great organisational skills, be someone who pays great attention to detail and understands the importance of confidentiality.

So, if you’re a team player with a passion for technology, motivated, flexible, possess excellent customer liaison skills, with a can-do attitude you could be just the person we are looking for to join our team.

 

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@optilan.com.

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