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Senior / Principal Electrical Engineers

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Competitive Remuneration Package
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Specialist area
Electrical engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Your new company
A Global Engineering and Technical Consultancy firm in Belfast is collaborating with Hays to hire two Senior / Principal Electrical Engineers. You will join a Fortune 500 firm and work with a worldwide team of almost 50,000 skilled professionals, including planners, designers, engineers, scientists, program and construction managers. Your projects will cover various sectors such as healthcare, commercial, education, leisure, energy and the environment.

Your new role
The Belfast office is looking for Senior / Principal Electrical Building Services Engineers to undertake detailed electrical building services designs and drawings for a diverse range of new build projects. Including lighting, general power, switchgear, IT, schematics, schedules, calculations, floor plans and associated specifications.

  • Support electrical engineering team lead in delivery of large multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Lead electrical engineering in delivery of small, medium and large MEP or multi-disciplinary projects
  • Will undertake MEP deputy project manager role (may also include project manager role) for small, medium and large MEP or multi-disciplinary projects
  • Gather and correlate basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.
  • Develop and undertake electrical design activities across multiple project sectors.
  • Propose solutions to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.
  • Identify discrepancies in results.
  • Provide guidance and support to entry level engineers.
  • Perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.
  • Independently perform all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Extensive experience in electrical building services design in a wide range of market sectors.
  • Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients
  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business
  • Relevant experience in Electrical Engineering design, including areas such as specification writing, calculations, and developing designs from first principles.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered or working towards accreditation.

What you'll get in return
You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options (2 days office/3 days remote). Whether you're working from the office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where everyone is invited to bring their whole self to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave plus public holidays, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, Sharesave scheme, income protection and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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