Salary: Negotiable

The Role:

To provide directions and coordination of a team of engineers and designers. The Senior Electrical Design Engineer is also responsible for electrical designs and technical advice and guidance to all parties involved in the project.


  • Manage and coordinate installation and commissioning of the project’s electrical requirements
  • Provide electrical design, technical analysis and resolution of electrical problems
  • Implement and monitor the project, ensuring it is engineered to the highest standards expected
  • Allocate design and construction contracts, provide project management advice to colleagues and contractors, and undertake reviews of design and contract activities
  • Liaise with the Electrical Division of the project to ensure successful overall project completion
  • Liaise effectively with clients, subcontractors and all other parties involved
  • Ensure the project is thoroughly planned to be completed according to schedule and budget
  • Arrange on site commissioning and acceptance testing of the equipment
  • Produce technical documents to aid in the commissioning process of the project
  • Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial and practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and systems
  • Build relationships with all parties involved in the project and maintain effective team communication and cooperation for successful project completion
  • Preparation and development of calculations, analysis, schematics, drawings, diagrams, models, specifications and other documents relating to the project’s designs
  • Understand resources requirements, risk and technical quality to ensure delivery of effective solutions to problems
  • Attending internal and external review and progress meetings
  • Attend project’s sites and works testing
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to and all electrical engineering work is conducted in a safe and appropriate manner
  • To ensure that all electrical engineering practices on site are kept up to date and within UK Safety Legislation

Skills and experience required:

  • Extensive experience of electrical design for building management
  • Extensive experience in M&E contracting
  • Competent in CDM, risk assessment and internal and external auditing
  • Experience of design and project management of multi-disciplinary projects and production of detailed specifications
  • Proven track of experience covering a range of electrical topics including design, analysis, specification, installation and commissioning
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage projects from concept through to production, ensuring timescale, quality and cost targets are met
  • Ability to lead and develop others and manage cross-team works
  • Be able to provide services to agreed standards, timescales and budgets
  • Excellent creative and technical abilities
  • Effective communicator with the ability to deal with colleagues on a variety of levels
  • Liaise with clients and attend meetings on all aspects of the Project
  • Sufficient background knowledge to be able to propose and debate alternative solutions to electrical and operational requirements
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks at the same time
  • Self- motivated and a high level of professionalism


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