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Application and Design Engineer in Swindon at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Swindon
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/8/2019

Job Description

Application and Design Engineer

Location: Swindon (maybe required to work on electrical substation sites)

Salary: Competitive

Fundamentals was set up by two engineers in 1992 to solve a problem, and that’s what we’ve been doing ever since. We solve problems by going back to the fundamentals – hence our name! We employ strong intellect; we build great expertise; and we work on the challenges that others avoid.

We are currently recruiting for an Application and Design Engineer to join our Swindon team and we would welcome any candidates with experience in similar relevant roles.

Some of the tasks the jobs will involve are:


  • Receive customer requests and identify the requirements
  • Cost estimation for design, applications and related opportunities
  • Design and produce voltage control and protection electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, cable diagrams and any other engineering drawing as deemed necessary by the Projects stream within Fundamentals Limited
  • Design control panels and produce general arrangement drawings and bills of material
  • Produce electrical designs for special projects
  • Produce insulation test schedules, control panel functional test schedules, FAT schedules
  • Produce required reports and certificates for the schedules described in the point above
  • Design high level applications outlines and detailed designs for system integration, settings and parameter calculation and application
  • Check and approve technical documents and engineering drawings
  • Test and commission control and protection panels and schemes in the factory and on-site
  • Provide support to customers and colleagues for existing and legacy products and for their power system queries in general

Requirements of the Application and Design Engineer:


  • Have a strong background in general electrical engineering and electrical circuit theory with a strong command of mathematics
  • Able to read, understand and communicate through technical specifications and drawings and demonstrate a good standard of verbal and written English
  • Producing electrical design schematics for substations using AutoCAD electrical
  • Experience of producing schematics, wiring diagrams, core and cable schedules and control panel general arrangements in 2D and 3D
  • Producing bill of material files (BOMs/QOMs) and customer quotes through customer specification documents and requirements capturing
  • Customer support and customer interfacing
  • Knowledge of power systems and electrical substation arrangements
  • Knowledge of distributed generation and their effects on the power system
  • Be able to carry out independent research for consultancy related projects
  • Experience in using load flow analysis and fault level software (e.g. IPSA power).
  • Protection and voltage control settings calculation
  • HND, HNC, a degree in electrical/power systems engineering or equivalent qualification or experience
  • AutoCAD electrical certification
  • AutoCAD electrical experience; a minimum of 3 years user experience

We want to be a great place to work so we are looking for people who share our values to deliver quality products to customers and support their colleagues as part of our friendly team.

In return we offer:


  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Company sick pay on completion of probation
  • Pension (as part of our auto enrolment duties)
  • Life Assurance
  • 24/7 Employee Helpline
  • Health Cash Plan (NHS top up) scheme
  • Baguette Friday! (optional subsidised lunch deal on a Friday)

If you have a knowledge of some of the above areas, a willingness to develop in others, and deliver WOW with a ‘yes we can’ attitude, then we would like to talk with you

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Application and Design Engineer, then please apply now!