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£350,000 -£45000






Building Services


Electrical Design Engineer

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Electrical Design Engineer



Job Description

Electrical Design Engineer – Building Services

As my Clients business grows and continues to develop, we are looking to reinforce the Building Services team with the appointment of experienced Electrical Design Engineers in the Leeds offices.

This role will suit an experienced Electrical Engineer who is looking to develop and progress in an environment where your efforts and talent are recognised. This is an exciting time for us, and we can offer the right individual the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with Blue-Chip Developers through a friendly and vibrant team. We work within a diverse range of sectors with a current focus on Education, Healthcare, Rail, Housing and Energy from Waste, so there are a wide range of opportunities.
The projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. Here you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

What you’ll be doing
In this role you will produce detailed design calculations and sketches in accordance with the project requirements and as such a sound knowledge of technical engineering design relevant to the role is required – liaising with both Senior Engineers and Engineering Technicians regarding design and drawing as part of this dynamic team that believes in absolute delivery.
Work will typically be undertaken in conjunction with an Electrical Associate assisting in the survey, design, specification and contract administration process of the projects.
The aim is to increase the design, construction and practical knowledge of the individual to achieve Senior Engineer status. The work would be a mixture of survey, design work, office based project administration and site attendances.
“Carrying out detailed Electrical Building Services Design Engineering on new build and refurbishment construction projects.
“Assist senior staff in feasibility studies, concept and scheme design stages
“Attend design team meetings alongside other staff members.
“Inspect and report on electrical building services systems.
“Utilise Building Services software for calculations.
“Undertake Electrical design work consisting of surveys, design, drawings and specifications for projects. Work in conjunction with other design team members as required as part of an overall project team. Ensure the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements
“Produce marked up drawings for CAD by others or direct CAD design drawings for issue.
“Select and specify products, equipment and installation standards relating to Electrical services suitable for the costing and installation by Contractors.

Who we’re looking for
To be successful in this role you will most likely have a degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering and experience commensurate with the underpinning and knowledge requirements for Incorporated Engineer aligned to either IET or CIBSE requirements.
“Ability to design principle electrical systems taken from a concept level of design through to detailed design (BSRIA BG6 Stage 4A) including:
– Low voltage electrical distribution from incoming supply through to final circuit to BS7671.
– Internal, external and emergency lighting to CIBSE Lighting guides.
– Small power and fixed power.
– Power supplies for mechanical and fixed power supplies.
– Fire Alarm and detection.
– ICT structured cabling
“Cable containment related to the above systems.
“Use of Amtech.
“Ability to view and interpret drawings in AutoCAD.
“Understanding of Building Regulations Part L compliance associated with the systems above.
“Use of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

What’s in it for you?
We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.
A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.
We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.
We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.
A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.

What happens next?
If this opportunity suits your career journey, we’d love to hear from you. All applications will be considered, and we will try our best to respond to you within three working days.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company’s future.

Our approach to Diversity and inclusion
Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make it a great place to do great work.

‘Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace:
‘We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’

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