Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Private medical, Professional Membership

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8922

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Senior Electrical Design Engineer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join a growing Building Services consultancy in their modern purpose built offices in the Midlands. As one of the UK’s leading design consultancies, they are currently working on a number of exciting projects within the education and healthcare sectors.

The Senior Engineer will manage their own engineering projects as well as oversee those of the engineering design team. They will have responsibility for the detailed design and co-ordination of electrical solutions including low voltage distribution small power, communications, lighting, fire alarm systems etc.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Produce design sketches and develop the design through all stages of the project  from planning to completion
  • Produce schematics, elevations, details which meet engineering directives, UK engineering standards and CDM regulations
  • Produce cost plans and pre-tender estimates and cost comparisons for systems / plant
  • Undertake site visits i.e. surveys and prepare reports
  • Liaise with Architects, Structural Engineers and contractors
  • Brief team in regards to projects including the client, scopes of work, costs, timescales etc
  • Check QA on all design / project work to ensure compliance with BSD standards
  • Provide and check engineering calculations as required
  • Support the team with primary project checking/reviews; resolving issues in order to maintain timeframes and quality compliance
  • Manage the whole design process, prepare stage reports / outline design, maintain comprehensive design files, produce written specifications & scheme design drawings for CAD

  • Have knowledge of and be up to date with the latest  appropriate engineering and industry standards
  • Degree or equivalent within Electrical Engineering  or Building Services  (ONC/HNC/Degree)
  • IT Literate – ability to use CAD, Dialux / Relux.
  • Office based with willingness to travel to client sites when required
  • UK Driving License Desirable

There is a competitive package on offer with a salary of between £45,000 and £55,000 per annum (depending on experience) which includes the following: Full private medical insurance, Pension, Life Insurance & Payment of professional membership (CIBSE etc)

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

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