Principal Electrical Design Engineer

£55k-£65k Plus Package
22 Dec 2016
22 Jan 2017
Consultant, Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Building Services

Our client is a multi-million global management, engineering consultancy that are based in both Central London and Kent. They have experience of working on a wide variety of projects across various sectors including: commercial, health, education, and residential and are renowned for working on some of the most iconic projects in and around London. They have an excellent reputation for pioneering thinking and are world-expert practitioners. Due to expanding projects our client requires a Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join their Building Services team in either their London or Kent offices.

As the selected candidate you will join a prominent team based in either Central London or Kent. The main purpose of the role is to work on a variety of projects, mostly for the data centre providers, including; banks, healthcare for university trusts and hospitals, laboratories for universities and pharmaceutical. You will liaise with architects, contractors and end-user clients both in the UK and overseas, so excellent interpersonal skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake electrical design elements for various projects
  • Manage the production of drawings
  • Prepare electrical reports and specifications
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of others and with engineers of other disciplines
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs
  • Manage the project team to ensure deliverables meet deadlines and budgets
  • Provide technical guidance and mentor junior members of the team
  • Lead projects, teams and mentor junior engineers

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in electrical design across a range of small to large scale projects within building services
  • Ability to deliver electrical engineering solutions on major/complex projects
  • Up to date knowledge and experience in large power distribution systems, electrical building load assessments, data centres and financial services establishments, heath care, and other relevant experience
  • Good communication skills to develop client relationships and provide assistance to colleagues
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to lead a team and a project

As the ideal Principal Electrical Design Engineer you will excel working in a dynamic, progressive environment and contributing to team development. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced candidates looking to gain experience working on major projects for a highly reputable client.

For further information about this opportunity please call Mary Duhig on 07572 465 638 or email a copy of your CV to

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