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Position: Electrical Engineer

Responsible for electrical, communications, and control equipment for unmanned and autonomous marine systems.

Typical duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Designing DC and AC marine power systems
• Designing and integrating with electrical control systems for boats
• Integrating with supplier equipment
• Generating detailed 2D CAD production drawings and complete bills of materials
• Controlled issuing of drawings for production
• Design and prototyping of PCBs
• Writing documentation including user manuals
• Detailing cable runs and the hardware to support them
• Creating test rigs for prototype equipment
• Selecting commercial-off-the-shelf equipment and designing products around them
• Specifying cables, connectors, containers and other components
• Working knowledge of, and ability to work to, marine electrical standards
• Knowledge of RF equipment including radios, cabling, antennas and connectors
• Writing detailed test and acceptance documents
• Providing support to electrical and mechanical production staff
• Control system commissioning and testing (in factory and at sea)
• Factory and customer acceptance trials including sea trials
• Working with sales engineers to estimate resources and timescales to develop electrical systems
• Working closely with the entire design and development teams in both the USA and the UK

• Electrical or electronics degree or equivalent experience
• At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• High attention to detail and quality
• Must be able to manage own time and deliver to tight deadlines, creating and following strict project plans
• The ability to fault find, test, and interrogate electrical systems
• Ability to constructively express opinion and clearly interchange ideas and solutions with colleagues
• Well presented, motivated, practical and willing to go to sea for short durations.
• Able to work flexible hours and to travel when required.

• Knowledge and experience of Ethernet networking, serial and CAN bus networks
• Knowledge of marine engine wiring
• Knowledge of electric motors, linear actuators and motor control
• Knowledge of good EMI/EMC management practices
• Knowledge of CE marking and documentation
• Experience in PLC programming
• Experience of micro controller development
• Project management/technical lead experience
• A keen interest in robotics and unmanned vehicles
• Experience in defense, oil and gas or ocean science industries

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