Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Working closely with Team Leaders to progress project design on multiple projects, producing schematics and engineering calculations within agreed timescales. Supporting the team with technical knowledge and assisting with AutoCAD design where needed. Assisting with team management where required. Sound knowledge of the Building Services Industry and able to communicate confidently with external contracts and clients through various forms.
Produce schematics, elevations, details etc in AutoCAD in accordance with Team Leaders instructions and CAD standards.
To show initiative to assist the Team Leader with management of the design and progress on the Team’s projects.
To complete all calculations and understand the engineering principles behind the calculations.
To have an understanding of the system being designed.
Responsible for the primary checking of own work ensuring that it is in line with latest procedures, checklists and master drawings/CAD standards.
Coordinate designs with other disciplines.
Organise issue of produced information and file relevant PDF/DWGs of drawings / documents produced.
Follow WDA drawing issue procedure.
Follow WDA quality control procedure, including putting information through the QC process and the use of master drawings and checklists.
Adhere to deadlines set by the Team Leader and assist team leader with managing timescales.
Ability to apply initiative to seek additional information from relevant sources to solve engineering problems.
To be familiar and keep up to date with British Standards, industry guides and approved documents etc.
To have a wider understanding of project as a whole.
To have an understanding of the fundamentals of other disciplines. To assist with other AutoCAD work when workload requires.
Ability to liaise concisely and professionally with external members of the design team and Client on Technical subjects. By phone and email.
Maintain regular progress conversations with Team Leader.
Respond accurately, concisely and correctly to Design Team and Contractor queries including RFIs, Tech Subs etc in line with WDA approved products.
Attend and contribute confidently at client meetings and workshops.
Make sure drawings are of good standard before issuing.
To assist Team Leader with management of other Team members.
To assist Team Leader with checking work produced by other Team members.
To assist CAD technicians and other staff with technical queries.
To monitor team performance and individual team member performance to resolve issues where they exist and alert the Technical Director or Human Resource, where assistance is required.
To have at least three years’ experience in the Building Services Industry.
To work towards professional accreditation in a proactive manner and discuss any assistance required with Team Leader and / or senior management.
Complete timesheets daily and accurately.
Portray a professional image to colleagues, senior employees and Clients in person and in all communications.
Be punctual and dress in a business-like manner.
To maintain a generally proactive approach to all aspects of the role.
Constantly maintain an upmost level of confidentiality and discretion with all information pertaining to the business.
To ensure the Health and Safety of self, customers and colleagues is not at risk, taking all reasonable steps to ensure safety in the workplace.
To adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
To determine learning, training and development targets with team leader and undertake training and development to meet individual goals.
To undertake any tasks as reasonably requested by Line Manager or Senior Management Team outside of normal job requirements, when needed.
To participate as an effective and willing team member in order to achieve individual and team goals.
To proactively progress learning of job specific topics to develop a full technical knowledge base.