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Electrical Engineer - Design (M&E)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + flex working + benefits package per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Contact: Louise Gapp
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2021
  • Job Ref: EEMW01_1621416700

Our client who is a forward thinking and prestigious M&E engineering organisation are looking to hire a Senior Electrical Engineer to provide complete electrical engineering services to projects through design and engineering to completion. This will involve all stages from tendering, design and engineering, FAT attendance, support/installation, testing, commissioning and handover. You will provide Engineering and Supervisory/Management support to all electrical installations throughout the projects to ensure successful delivery from a HSE, programme, quality, compliance and commercial perspective.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Electrical engineering and design (up to 11KV level) in line with all current standards. Key considerations should be safety, maintainability, ease of installation, design sustainability and environmental impact.
  • Electrical engineering system calculations/modelling with associated electrical software programme with suitable offline checks (e.g., electrical system studies include short circuit, protection coordination study, harmonic analysis, arc flash studies, equipment sizing calculation, cable size calculation, etc.).
  • Electrical design review in line with current standards and to ensure buildability and constructability. Identify any weakness or errors in the design that could jeopardise the functionality.
  • Provide solutions to key project problems to satisfy clients expectations, project restrictions and budget considerations.
  • Management of all associated design registers, meeting minutes, drawing registers etc. Ensure all formal communication is undertaken and managed (RFI's, TQ's, EWN's, MAR's etc.)
  • Direct liaison with CAD team to ensure correct drawing modelling, to BIM or other standards. Review drawings for clash detection and associated interface problems.
  • Development of scope documents for tenders and procurement processes.
  • Liaison with manufacturers to determine product suitability, in partnership with procurement. Attendance at FAT and SAT (and any other required stage) to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Direct liaison with installation teams to ensure design suitability, works methodology and solve key installation issues/constructability.
  • Working with the commercial department to track design change and variances.
  • Working with the planning department to plan design, installation and T&C works. Provision of accurate assessment on forecast works to complete and provide suitable readjustments to ensure project programme is maintained.
  • Management of Subcontractor/Sub-consultant's works as appropriate including assisting commercial department in valuation and contract support.
  • Knowledge of relevant electrical engineering and installations legislation and standards
  • Knowledge of engineering and design processes and associated compliance
  • Utilisation of Electrical design packages (Amtech/Trimble, Cymap, etc)
  • Familiarity with CDM Regulations 2015 together with experience of undertaking a 'Designer' role.
  • Familiarity with Electricity at Works Regulations 1989.
  • Working experience with AutoCAD / Microstation
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (minimum).
  • Engineering Council Registration as Incorporated Engineer/qualification leading to this
  • Registered member of either IET or CIBSE
  • CSCS Card - AQP or PQP min
  • Minimum 12 years' experience within an Electrical Engineering position
  • Previously worked within the infrastructure environment (power utilities, civils etc)
  • Previous experience on Low to High Voltage (11kV) Electrical Equipment with UK power utilities and civils projects.