Senior / Principal Electrical Reliability Engineer

Company Details

ESR Technology is a leading Science and Engineering services company working within the energy, process plant, utilities, rail, aviation and space industries. We are seeking highly motivated and technically able staff to join our successful safety and risk consultancy team, working on technically challenging projects for industrial clients. We need confident, capable staff who can help us grow our business and develop robust client relationships.

The Job

ESR Technology is recruiting for a Senior / Principal Electrical Reliability Engineer to join our Safety and Risk Management team in Cheshire focussing on delivery of effective assessment for our growing portfolio of work on high reliability systems.

The group has its roots in the 1970’s, developing reliability techniques since being implemented in industry. We have continued to develop capability and advance our expertise including software tools to support our client projects. As leading consultants, our work is predominantly desk based, but requires flexibility to visit our clients in the UK and across the world and demands a high level of both numeracy and report writing skills.

Our key clients’ increased demand for our services in high integrity systems is fuelling the growth of our reliability team and further advancing our expertise.

If you already have skills to add to our reliability solutions experience, we are committed to improving reliability, better safety, cleaner energy and a greener environment through the development of our staff.


The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and able to prioritise work. It is essential that the candidate has:

  • Good problem-solving skills and is highly numerate with a degree in Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Good understanding of electrical and utility systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Technical report writing ability
  • The ability to work reliably as a team player and flexibility to learn new aspects
  • Experienced in reliability analysis techniques (Reliability Block Diagram and Fault Tree Analysis)
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • An understanding of risk assessment techniques
  • Travel, occasional UK and International travel for Client/Site visits

Although not essential the following would be of benefit:

  • Good Excel skills
  • A commercial/business focus
  • Membership of a professional institution


A good degree in engineering or science with excellent written and oral communication skills. Membership of a professional institution would be an advantage.

Employment Category: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, with excellent benefits including 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays, additional leave purchase, up to 8% matched pension contribution, health care, life assurance and more

Right to Work

Prospective candidates for this role should be aware that any offer of employment in connection with this vacancy is conditional upon, and subject to the candidate obtaining, and at all times continuing to have, the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding value to our clients and our business, then this could be the role for you.

Apply with full CV, highlighting what you can contribute in this diverse and interesting role.

Reference: SRM007

Tagged as: safety, risk analysis, reliability analysis

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