Associate Electrical Engineer.

  • City Of Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Negotiable

Associate Electrical Engineer

  • City Of Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Negotiable
  • Posted August 22, 2023

Associate Electrical Engineer – Job Specification

The Recruitment Co is on the search for an established Associate Electrical Engineer (Design) for our Illustrious client based in Manchester City Centre.
The role would include a mixture of client facing, leading projects/ project managing, developing junior staff but also still focused on design delivery. Opportunities to support business development and develop client relationships

  • Project Design and Calculation Oversight:
    • Approve outline and developing electrical systems philosophies, contributing to complex systems.
    • Undertake final QA review of calculations, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
    • Assist in system load calculations and central/secondary plant sizing.
  • Design Documentation and Communication:
    • Translate engineering concepts into presentations, reports, sketches, and drawings for client and stakeholder communication.
    • Contribute to lighting strategy and control strategy development.
    • Identify opportunities for digital automation and optimization of building systems.
    • Review and approve digital tools and approaches for project enhancement.
    • Identify potential risks and contribute to their mitigation in health & safety, design, sustainability, and commercial aspects.
  • Equipment Selection and Approval:
    • Approve manufacturers for equipment use and provide authorization for senior engineers.
    • Spot-check equipment schedules for accuracy.
    • Provide final QA review of equipment schedules.
    • Comment on Contractor Technical Submissions upon request.
  • Report and Schedule Contribution:
    • Contribute to and approve Stage 2 and Stage 3 reports.
    • Spot-check and QA review Stage 4 technical schedules and drawings.
    • Check and approve handover checklists and snagging reports.
    • Assist senior engineer with technical queries and input to change control processes.
    • Contribute to design notes, progress reports, and input to commissioning plans.
  • Drawing Development and Review:
    • Collaborate with senior engineer and BIM team for drawings and schematics.
    • Assist in the development of concept schematics and zoning for preliminary and detailed designs.
    • Approve RIBA Stage 3 and Stage 4 drawings.
  • Meeting Participation:
    • Attend meetings and workshops as directed, contributing to project progression.
    • Attend site meetings and coordinate the handover process under the Project Manager’s guidance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Previous experience in electrical engineering or related role.
  • Strong understanding of RIBA stages and project design process.
  • Proficiency in electrical systems calculations and design tools.
  • Excellent communication skills for collaboration and client interaction.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and compliance.
  • Familiarity with digital automation and optimization concepts.
  • Knowledge of health & safety, design, sustainability, and commercial risk factors.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently, adapting to project demands.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for electrical engineering and design.


  • Salary – based on candidate experience and suitability. generally range from £50-65k/annum
  • 4% pension.
  • Private health care.
  • Hours – 9-5.30pm (1hr for lunch).
  • work in the office Tue-Thurs with Mon and Fri flexible wfh days.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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