Electrical Engineer – UK (Visa Sponsorship Available)

Are you an Electrical Engineer who is familiar with Functional Safety looking for an exciting opportunity to design the most critical safety control systems for a company that offer unrivalled progression, training and autonomy? Ernest Gordon is looking to hire an Electrical Engineer on behalf of a tier 1 company in the UK.

On offer is the chance to work for a global enterprise and work on the most important redundant systems on the planet, often found within oil, gas and power generation facilities. If you meet the requirements below, kindly send in your application.

Ernest Gordon, a Bristol-based recruitment firm, offers solutions across the entire UK.  Driven by a passion for recruitment, they prioritize providing an open, honest, and transparent service.

Ernest Gordon distinguishes itself through a personalized approach to recruitment.  They take the time to understand the specific needs of their clients and ensure candidates are reliable and committed, fostering perfect matches between employers and potential hires.

Position: Electrical Engineer

Salary: £45,000 – £52,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time

Location: UK

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for designing the hardware and wiring for bespoke, hardwired safety systems used in the automation of industrial processes throughout the manufacturing, chemical, pharmaceutical, energy and oil & gas industries. Occasionally, perhaps once a month, you will go on-site to assist in the commissioning of the safety system. This could be on off-shore rigs or elsewhere throughout the UK.

This tier 1 company employ over 18,000 employees globally and are market leaders in the design, installation and service of advanced industrial automation technology. They are currently striving towards achieving net zero and have sustainability at the heart of their business. They pride themselves on delivering the most reliable distributed control systems on the planet.

This role would suit an Electrical Engineer with Safety experience looking for a hybrid role working for a globally recognised industry leader.

Main Duties

  • Designing distributed control systems used for industrial automation
  • Flexible hybrid working with up to 3 days at home per week
  • Travelling nationally and off-shore to assist with the commissioning of new systems, up to 2 weeks at a time


  • Controls Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Safety Engineer or similar
  • Understanding of TÜV Nord Functional Safety or IEC61508/61511 certifications
  • Understanding of 17th/18th Edition wiring regulations


  • Visa Sponsorship available for suitable candidates
  • Competitive pay
  • Car Allowance (7k)
  • Healthcare plus 12% pension
  • Remote and on-site (Hybrid)

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

To learn more the role and the application process, interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE to access the online form

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