Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, Wales, South Glamorgan, Cardiff
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a well-established large, multidisciplinary design and engineering consultancy. They are currently looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis. The role is located in any of the following locations including: Epsom, London, Bristol,...

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Job description

Our client is a well-established large, multidisciplinary design and engineering consultancy. They are currently looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis. The role is located in any of the following locations including: Epsom, London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Warrington, Leeds and Glasgow (flexible)  

 

Job Description:  

 

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. It will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Commercial, Residential, Education or Transportation sectors would be a benefit.  

 

The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design and management of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced design engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.  

 

Energy and Carbon are an essential aspect of this position and with the rise in importance of decarbonising the built environment, improving air quality and implementing energy efficient design solutions, our client's team is expanding to deliver sustainable solutions for their growing portfolio of satisfied clients.  

 

Ideally, the successful candidate will bring strong technical skills to the role, as well as an enquiring mind able to contribute to the growth of the digital practice, and the potential to lead and manage large and diverse delivery teams, locally and remotely.  

 

Main Responsibilities:  

- Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.  

- Design and specification of all Electrical Building Services systems - power, earthing, lighting, life safety, telecoms, security, access control, lifts, lightning protection etc.  

- Carry out (and managing of others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, Amtech, Dialux/Relux, in-house developed tools, etc.  

- Preparing technical specifications using NBS.  

- Collaborate with the BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit.  

- Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.  

- Report and technical note writing.  

- Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.  

- Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.  

- Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations.  

- Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.  

- Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead.  

- Assist with technical development of junior staff.

Requirements

- Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related subjects.  

- Chartered Engineer with CIBSE or IET.  

- Good level of computer literacy in a range of software tools including Amtech/Prodesign, Dialux/Relux, NBS and Microsoft packages. Any HV tools will also be beneficial.  

- Familiar with energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.  

- Some knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.  

- Understanding of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics.  

- Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.  

- Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.  

- Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential.  

- Detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.  

- Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential.  

- Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time, in order to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

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