Electrical Maintenance Engineer

08th February 2019

Job Title: Technical Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance Engineer

Company: SCX Special Projects

Reports to: Controls Director

Department: EC&I

Location: 30 Roman Ridge Road, Sheffield S9 1GA

Job Summary

This role will enhance the existing SCX Special Projects control systems design, build, testing and commissioning activities in order to deliver best in class designs and operational excellence to our clients. The role will require collaborative working with all departments within Special Projects to improve efficiencies across the system build and testing elements of our works.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

Office Based

  • Support the control system design team in the specification and integration of the electrical field devices into the overall control system
  • As part of the design team generate electrical cable block diagrams and cable schedules for the electrical equipment to be installed
  • As part of the design team generate electrical cabling sizing calculations to determine size and number of cores for cables to be installed
  • Generate cable containment information for the electrical equipment to be installed
  • Working with mechanical resource, ensure the electrical equipment is integrated into the overall design of the crane/moving structure
  • Generate Control System Testing and Commissioning Schedules
  • Generate Control System Site Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Produce Risk Assessment and Method Statements to cover site activities

Site Based

  • Carry out electrical control system installation works, as required by the contract
  • Verify the control system elements of the installation works, have been installed in compliance with the contract’s design documentation
  • Set up/configure any Variable Speed Drives included within the control system
  • Carry out any electrical fault-finding activities required during testing and commissioning works
  • Carry out control system electrical testing activities from cable testing in order to provide cable test certifications, initial power up tests through to final testing and commissioning tests, in line with the control system test and commissioning schedules
  • Carry out Factory Acceptance Testing in line with the FAT documentation for the projects
  • Support the overall Site Project Manager in delivering the electrical / mechanical installation, testing and commissioning activities of the crane/moving structure, including the completion of Reports of Thorough Examination (where appropriate) for final handover to client
  • Carry out Site Acceptance Testing, with the client, in line with the control system SAT procedures
  • Produce Reactive Risk Assessment and Method Statements to cover any changes to site conditions as the installation and testing works progresses
  • Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and identify potential electrical problems
  • Carry out project modernisation work related to crane/moving structure conversion or refurbishment
  • To attend breakdowns, identify faults and carry out effective repairs
  • Health and safety objectives must be satisfied at all times whether activities are taking place in the office, workshop or on site. Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Health and Safety Plans must be complied with at all times
  • Follow quality control objectives as laid out in the SCX Quality Manual. All relevant Procedures must be followed to ensure Customer Satisfaction and achievement of SCX objectives

Key Skills/Experience


  • Knowledge and experience of Overhead Electrical Travelling Cranes (OHETC’s
  • Previous experience in the installation and testing of electrical control systems
  • Familiarity with safe systems of work, permit systems etc and knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Knowledge of Electrical Wiring Regulations
  • Conversant with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Lodge away, as required, dependant on the job and location
  • Knowledge of Machinery Safety Regulations (BS EN 13849-1)
  • This role may require security clearance to SC level


  • Hold current 17th Edition Wiring Regulations certification
  • Knowledge of control system instrumentation such as Laser Positioning systems, position and speed encoders, safe access systems
  • PLC/HIM literate to enable testing, commissioning and fault finding using programming laptop.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to work in a dynamic and expanding business, then we’d love to hear from you.

Applications should be made by CV and cover letter addressed to Fiona Batty, and sent to recruitment@scx.co.uk.