Senior Electrical Engineer

Conrad Consulting
Northumberland, England
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
9 Oct 2022
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Our Client is a well-established, award-winning, professional multi-disciplinary engineering firm with a passion for excellence, innovation, and environmental sustainability in construction projects for a wide range of clients, including several blue-chip and international brands.

The client is looking for a highly experienced Senior building services engineer with an electrical bias to join their MEP engineering team, which supports projects in the commercial, industrial, retail, education, and residential sectors. The role will initially be focused on a large commercial/industrial production facility for a prestigious client in the North East and will be primarily site-based for approximately 60 months before transitioning to a new North East regional office. During the first 60 months, the candidate will serve as the Resident Engineer on site, as part of a larger site-based team, serving as a liaison between our in-house designers and the construction team.

The successful candidate will be in charge of the day-to-day liaison with the main contractor and subcontractors on site, reporting to a Director and Associate Directors of the company. It is expected that you will be able to work as part of a larger project team and confidently represent the company to the client's representatives and outside organisations. The candidate must be able to work on their own initiative and manage day-to-day issues and queries while paying close attention to detail. This role will require daily liaison with the office-based design teams, attendance at meetings, review of installation work, testing, commissioning, handover, and close out.

As such, there must be demonstrable ability and understanding of dealing with site-based activities such as, but not limited to:

* Experience on large scale advanced manufacturing projects with a minimum of 5 years' experience in the management of onsite engineering teams
* A relevant accredited degree or have suitable, equivalent qualification and/or experience
* Being able to act as the Client's authorised representative
* Having a dynamic, collaborative approach to engineering and construction.
* Being comfortable with communication at all levels of authority both within and outside the company.
* Being proficient in the use of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry standard software packages such as Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and Trimble in addition to high-level computer skills.

Embracing the full range of Electrical Building Engineering Services and you will have experience in:
* Design review and coordination
* Design for Manufacture and Assembly
* High Voltage (HV) to 11kV min.
* Process services integration
* Review of material submission
* Factory Acceptance Test (FAT)'s and Witness Testing
* Commissioning, handover, and closeout
* Fast track design and change control

You will be able to demonstrate delivery experience in the following areas:
* Advanced manufacturing
* Automotive
* Risky environments
* Pharmaceutical
* Process and engineering

With a minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience, the candidate should ideally be working towards Chartered Engineer status with either the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) or the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

A self-motivated individual will have numerous opportunities to expand their knowledge, skills, and experience, as well as work with some of the world's most successful companies across a wide range of industry sectors. You will be expected to contribute ideas, add value, play a role, and advance in a consultancy looking to the future.
Please apply using the link or send Curriculum Vitae (CV)'s by e-mail to


Conrad Consulting is a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel to engineering consultancies and contractors throughout the UK on both a permanent and contract basis. As a company dedicated solely to recruiting for technical engineering consultancies, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge since our inception in 2001,  and believe that clear communication with both the client - particularly the key decision maker - and the potential candidate has been fundamental in our overall success.

Our experienced team of consultants pride themselves on taking time to understand the needs of every candidate on an individual basis, providing a tailor-made service for applicants at every level within the industry. Because we are extremely successful at finding the right candidate for a particular job vacancy, we find that many of our clients in the Building services industry use our services exclusively which enables us to offer potential candidates some of the most unprecedented roles in the industry.

Contact Martin today to find out if the grass really is greener..

For further information on the services we can provide for you visit or contact our team today 01728 726120.

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