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Electrical Design Engineer

Human Capital Solutions
City of London, London, England / England / London, England
£42000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Specialist area
Building services (general), Electrical engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Electrical Design Engineer - London - To £45K + Package

This creative Engineering Consultancy is well-known for their unique approach to the design and delivery of projects. Rather than just adopting a copy and paste approach to design, they see each project as an opportunity to try something new. As a result, they normally win an award for pioneering the use of materials, integrated design or setting a new benchmark in energy efficiency.

Based in one of London's creative hubs, walking distance from Old Street or Liverpool St Stations, their studio offers a unique working environment. Rather than just working in a traditional multi-disciplinary engineering manner, their Civil and Structural Engineers, BIM Technicians, Building Physics Engineers all work in an interdisciplinary manner with the MEP Engineers.

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you'll get involved in a range of interesting, unique and complex projects. Projects can range from £100K - £200M and include both upgrades, refurbishments or extensions, right through to major new building developments. Some of their current projects include museums, sports stadiums, hospitals, schools, commercial offices and super-prime residential developments.

And in addition to continuing to develop your skills and expertise in Electrical Engineering, you will also receive training in Embodied carbon (TM65), whole life cycle assessments and post occupancy evaluations. This will ensure you develop into a very well-rounded Building Services Engineer over the next few years of your career.

Key duties will involve.

  • Attending design team meeting with architects, specialist contractors and end user clients.
  • Undertaking research into emerging or new technologies, materials or modern methods of construction.
  • Develop a brief and agreeing the deliverables with the client.
  • Producing the electrical design on projects for LV power distribution, power systems, Lighting, etc
  • Coordinating with their inhouse Civil and Structural Engineering Engineers.
  • Promoting the use of intelligent building systems, BMS and promoting a low carbon economy.
  • Managing project deliverables.
  • Ensuring projects under your control are completed on time and within the original budget.
  • Flagging up when to raise a variation or additional fee with the client.


  • 26 days plus the usual 8 bank holidays.
  • Hybrid working policy of 3 days in the office.
  • 37.5 hour working week, with flexible start times between 8am - 10am.
  • Regular CPD and two performance reviews a year.
  • Structured training program to help you become a CEng.
  • Matched pension up to 5%.
  • Cycle to work scheme or interest free, season ticket loan.
  • Interest free loan to purchase new personal technology.
  • Payment of Professional Memberships.
  • Enhanced maternity and shared parental leave.
  • Annual bonus scheme, linked to the overall profitability of the practice.
  • Social, relaxed and enjoyable working environment.


  • Degree or HND qualified in Electrical Engineering, Building Services or similar.
  • Good understanding of Electrical Design, Power Distribution and Power Systems.
  • 3+ years experience in a similar role, i.e working as an Electrical Design Engineer within the building services industry.


Human Capital Solutions was established by individuals, whom, from their own experiences felt there was a niche for a specialist recruiter to provide the in depth level of service of a retained head hunter to the full spectrum of a client’s organisation. Human Capital Solutions is a specialist Recruitment business focussing on within the built environment. 

Our business is founded on a passionate desire to assist clients to achieve their business objectives by attracting and retaining the best possible “Human Capital” in the market.  Our team has over 35 years recruitment experience within the ‘Built Environment’ serving well established global corporations to new and fast emerging start ups.   Human Capital Solutions forms strategic alliances with clients and utilises innovative candidate attraction methods to help organisations achieve their objectives and plans.

I have significant experience recruiting within the following sectors:

  • Acoustics
  • Building Physics Consultants
  • CAD (AutoCAD, Revit MEP, CAD-Duct, Microstation)
  • Electrical Design Engineers
  • Energy & Sustainability Consultants (EPC, DEC, ACI, BREEAM, LEED)
  • Data Centre Design Consultants (M&E and CFD)
  • Fire Engineering (Protection, Detection, Strategy)
  • HVAC Design Engineers
  • Public Heath Design Engineers
  • Vertical Transportation
Company info
0203 848 6632
Level 5, 37 Sun Street

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