Electrical Design Engineer

Railways
  • UK, South East, Kent
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a Tier 1 Contractor within Energy and Rail. They currently have a new opportunity for a Electrical Design Engineer to join them on a permanent basis in Kent. The Design Engineer reports to the Design Manager and assists in the production of design packages on a range of projects within the railway...

Quote ref: 1344/28186

Job description

Our client is a Tier 1 Contractor within Energy and Rail. They currently have a new opportunity for a Electrical Design Engineer to join them on a permanent basis in Kent.  

The Design Engineer reports to the Design Manager and assists in the production of design packages on a range of projects within the railway environment, working on multi-team/ external designs, for both themselves and direct for the client you will produce design packages for:  

- Lighting (buildings, walkways, railway sidings and stations)  

- LV power distribution (rail environment)  

- EV installations  

- Building Services (M&E) within the built environment and railway environment  

 

Principle Responsibilities:  

- Producing accurate design packages using Auto CAD/ micro-station software, lighting design software (Relux/Dialux) and electrical design software (Trimble Amtec)  

- Interpreting client requirements and apply appropriate techniques to achieve suitable design outputs.  

- Perform electrical calculations, lighting calculations and coordinated building services design drawings compliant to British standards, Network Rail standards, Building Regulations and other relevant standards.  

- Prepare and produce design drawings, specifications, risk assessments and client information relevant for submission to client.  

- Consideration/ application of sustainable design solutions where applicable.  

- Carrying out site surveys both in a rail environment and ‘’high street’’ environment and preparing reports and documentation.  

- Keep updated on industry trends and best practices.

Requirements

- Proven Knowledge of engineering design software and equipment.  

- Proficient in Auto CAD/ Micro-station.  

- Ability to design electrical systems to client requirements working alongside senior engineers.  

- Excellent analytical skills and strong mathematical skills.  

- Good written and communication skills.  

- Ability to write technical reports and documentation (Form A/B Designs for railway environments).  

- Previous experience producing survey reports for submission to clients.  

- Thorough understanding of Project Risks Mitigations and Electrical Health and Safety issues.  

- Ability to work under pressure and restraints, whilst paying thorough attention to detail.  

- Undertake any other duties reasonably requested by the Directors.  

- Be aware of and comply with appropriate systems and working practices that ensure compliance with all relevant - statutory regulations and recognised best practice.  

- Communicate with customers, staff and other stakeholders in a helpful and efficient manner.  

- Work independently but also as part of a team to assist other members of staff when required.  

- Respect the confidentiality of information received and adherence to GDPR.  

- Take responsible care for the health and safety of yourself and other people who may be affected by what you do or do not do at work.  

- Use all equipment in accordance with your training and instruction and report to the Design Manager any defects in plant, equipment or premises that could present a risk to health and safety.  

- This job description is subject to review and change as necessary.  

 

Experience:  

Essential: A minimum of 3 years’ experience in electrical design engineering within the Building Services Industry/ Rail environment. Design experience on projects from £20k - £2M.  

Desirable: Experience in installation and maintenance of electrical systems/ Building Services.  

 

Qualifications:  

Essential: An engineering degree or equivalent industry recognised qualification in Electrical Engineering/Building Services.  

Desirable: Memebers of The Institution of Engineering and Technology/Chartered institution of Building Services Engineers. Auto CAD Qualification or Formal Training. Technical Courses: EV, PV, Lighting design, CDM.  

 

Knowledge:  

Essential: Knowledge of Electrical standards and British Standards. A working knowledge of rail engineering environment and adequate understanding of other relevant disciplines within this environment.  

Desirable: Knowledge of BS7671 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations. Knowledge of ISO9001, 18001 & 45001 and requirements of the design role. Network Rail standards  

 

IT Skills:  

Essential: Excellent use of MS Office; Outlook, Word, Excel and databases.  

Desirable: Familiarity with other information management systems.  

 

Other Skills:  

Essential: Strong evaluation and decision-making skills and assist senior engineers in managing projects.  

Desirable: Working as part of small/medium team of designers and project managers. Researching new products and technologies. Value Engineering to reduce cost or meet client’s budget.  

 

Personal Qualities:  

Essential: Good organisational skills and teamwork.  

Desirable: An appreciation of railway engineering infrastructure.

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