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Electrical Engineer

Southampton City Council
Southampton, Hampshire
£39880 - 43857 per year +
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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Electrical engineering
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Southampton City Council is looking for an Electrical Engineer.

You will play an integral part within the multi-disciplinary Design Services team for the successful delivery of professional services for a variety of clients and sectors within the Council across a range of structural engineering services.

As the successful candidate, you will have an Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification, e.g. BSc or BEng, with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.

You will have Professional registration or be working towards Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

You will have proven experience of Electrical engineering project design.

You will be reporting to a Senior Electrical Engineer and be able to work with architects within the context of the multidisciplinary Design Services team.  Experience of project delivery, with a knowledge and understanding of relevant design and implementation related legislation is essential. Along with relevant British Standards you must be familiar with the Building Regulations and CDM 2015.

You must be able demonstrate understanding of BIM protocols, plus the ability to coordinate electrical engineering designs with other design disciplines. 

You will be comfortable using software, such as Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD, as well as specialist software such as Amtech / Hevacomp. You must also possess the writing and presentation skills to support formal submissions. 

The successful candidate will communicate in a co-operative and persuasive manner and will be able to build excellent client and colleague relationships, as well as prioritise, delegate and manage multiple tasks or projects to meet deadlines. They will also possess some experience of mentoring younger colleagues entering the profession.

For further information about this role please view the job description.

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received, therefore please apply as soon as you can.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For further information and details regarding the position please contact Phil Orde, Design Services Manager on 073 92 31 4870 

Additional information:

  • This post requires a Basic DBS check.
  • For any posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will be required to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct or a police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in. Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English.
  • Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours). 
  • This role is 37 working hours
  • Please note all adverts close to applications at 23.55pm on the specified closing date

To be considered for this post please submit an online application through our website: or click on the 'Apply for this job' button below.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed.  Unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against, you will need to detail how you meet the essential, and if applicable the desirable criteria for the role. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Recruitment contact details: 023 8083 4033 

To apply for the position please select the 'Apply for this job' button at the bottom of the page.

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