Senior Electrical Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, South West, Avon, Bristol
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are looking for an experienced, motivated Senior Electrical Design Engineer seeking to develop their career in a positive environment and join their team where talent is encouraged...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.07.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/110267

Quote ref: 1061/110267

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are looking for an experienced, motivated Senior Electrical Design Engineer seeking to develop their career in a positive environment and join their team where talent is encouraged and growth opportunities unrivalled.  

Their Practice is committed to developing their ways of working using emerging Digital Technology and the global reach offered by an organisation of their size and capability. Their ideal individual will bring strong technical skills to the role, as well as an enquiring mind able to contribute to the growth of their digital practice, and the potential to lead and manage large and diverse delivery teams, locally and remotely.  

 

Responsibilities include:  

- 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.  

- Work in partnership with their international Global Technology Centre to add value to building services projects where appropriate.  

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

- Representing the business at meetings with clients and contractors.  

- 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.  

- Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.  

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

- Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings.  

- 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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