Electrical CAD Technician

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Closing date
30 Sep 2017
40 hours per week
Contract type
Welwyn Garden City (Remus)

Please visit www.ocadoengineering.com for more information.

Ocado is an award-winning online retailer revolutionising grocery shopping in the UK who continually report double digit growth. Our Product Development Team are developing our own technology and new customer propositions allowing the business to open multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships. We pride ourselves on the quality of ours goods, people and technological advances that power everything we do. This role is to enable Ocado to retain UK sector lead and to grow nationally and internationally through the development of new automation products and equipment.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Production of electrical CAD drawings in Eplan Electric P8
  • Accountable for the accurate production and update of Single Line, schematic and wiring diagrams
  • Taking mark-ups from consultant engineers and both producing and coordinating as-installed CAD drawings in EPlan for review
  • Creation of electrical wiring schematics and panel/wiring drawings, control panel general arrangements and layouts, cable block diagrams, Cable / termination schedules
  • Involvement in producing Bill of Materials, FDS, preparation and execution of documentation (Design and Engineering reports and operation manuals etc)
  • Modify original drawings, assemblies and general arrangements as required
  • Capable of producing electrical schematics to the IEC 61082 standard
  • Familiar with the use of graphical symbols as specified by IEC 60617
  • Familiar with BS7671 , cable colours, cable sizing , terminal numbering
  • Experienced in working under a formal engineering change control process
  • Ability to create new designs for controls systems preferable
  • Competent to review Panel build against drawing
  • Competent to carry out basic electrical commissioning preferable
  • Procurement of parts


  • Advanced Eplan user
  • Working knowledge of electrical schematics of control systems, control panels and electrical installations in an industrial automation environment
  • Ability to compile documents in a logical manner and process
  • Work as part of a controls team and eventually be competent to work on own initiative
  • HNC/HND, Electrical CAD Experience
  • Deadline driven and flexible to changes in workload
  • Working through full project lifecycle - design, software, hardware, testing, installation and commissioning.
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