Lead Electrical Engineer

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  • Coordinate the electrical engineering and design
  • Evaluate client’s electrical project scope and standards and report to Project management about important deviations.
  • Prepare schedules, estimates, manpower forecasts and apply change-risk management.
  • Communicate and align with clients, vendors and other disciplines.
  • Supervise and act as mentor for a group of junior and intermediate level engineers/designers
  • Define mitigations and provide advice and judgement on deviations from standards / processes and delegate such authority where appropriate
  • Enjoy building a team environment
  • Perform engineering in all project phases e.g. Feasibility studies, conceptual design, front-end design, detail engineering and design and plant commissioning for integration of new facilities in revamp type
  • project as well for ‘small / medium’ grass-root type of projects for installations in all voltage levels HV, MV, LV. Work activities include e.g.:
  • Development of: the engineering and design details to properly size, calculate, design and description of the installation details for a complete and operating electrical system that meets the Client requirements for E.g.: Substations, Transformers, HV / LV MCC’s, HV / LV Motors, UPS AC & UPS DC, HV / LV Power Cables, Earthing & Lightning systems and Lighting installation, a contractors scope of work and oversee the development of detailed design drawings like one line diagrams, Substation equipment layout, Load list, control / schematic diagrams, protection typicals, wiring details and all kind of electrical layout drawings;
  • The complete cycle of writing/reviewing electrical-systems specifications in accordance with client requirements and authority regulations, supplier selection, purchasing, supplier drawing review, Factory Acceptance Tests, coordinate field implementation including Site Acceptance Test, commissioning and turn-over. This for all system hardware required.
  • Preparing a Scope of Work (SoW) and Scope of Facility (SoF) document.


  • Minimum 15 years relevant working experience with an engineering contractor or production company in the process industry.
  • Exhibit thorough understanding of pertinent codes and governing regulations and industry practices
  • Exhibit thorough understanding and having practical knowledge/experience with field installations, field verifications and available electrical components
  • Knowledge of electrical calculation programs like, ETAP is preferred.
  • You have sound knowledge of applicable national and international codes, regulations and standards (such as NEN, EN, IEC and Client standards on that)
  • Practical field / site experience for the electrical installation.
  • Bachelor, Master degree or equivalent in electrical engineering
  • English language skills. Dutch and/or German are an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Like to multi-task e.g. between multiple projects
  • Experience with Scrum, Lean, Agile Methodologies or willingness to learn in practice
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