Senior Electrical Design Engineer.
- Manchester, Greater Manchester
Senior Electrical Design Engineer
- Manchester, Greater Manchester
August 22, 2023
Senior Electrical Engineer (Design Focused) – Job Description
The Recruitment Co is on the search for an established Senior 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 Development:
- Develop and approve outline and developing electrical systems philosophies.
- Produce and/or approve final electrical systems philosophy for projects.
- Participate in inspections and monitoring of installations during construction and handover phases.
- Prepare initial system load calculations for central and secondary plant sizing.
- Refine developing system load calculations for precise plant sizing.
- Produce and/or approve detailed system load calculations.
- Contribute to concept areas/zones for main electrical plant and risers according to design philosophy.
- Design Documentation and Communication:
- Translate engineering concepts into presentations, reports, sketches, and infographics.
- Approve lighting strategy and parameters, ensuring alignment with CIBSE Guides.
- Confirm arrangements for special investigations or tests and define their extent.
- Review and approve developed digital tools, approaches, and IT strategies.
- Identify potential risks in health & safety, design, sustainability, and commercial aspects and contribute to mitigation.
- Research and contribute innovative solutions and strategies.
- Equipment Selection and Approval:
- Evaluate manufacturers’ data and advise on system implications.
- Approve equipment schedules and review contractor tech submissions.
- Review and comment on contractor working drawings and specialist CDP drawings.
- Report and Schedule Contribution:
- Contribute to and check Stage 2 and Stage 3 reports.
- Assist in preparing Stage 4 technical specifications and handover documentation.
- Review and integrate BREEAM requirements into design.
- Respond to technical queries and contribute to design notes and RIBA Stage 2 & 3 Reports.
- Approve Stage 4 technical schedules, room data sheets, environmental matrix schedules, and more.
- Write Electrical Performance Specification and Detailed Electrical Specification as needed.
- Drawing Development and Review:
- Prepare Bluebeam drawing mark-ups for different RIBA stages.
- Assist with concept schematics, zoning, and sketch drawings for preliminary designs.
- Liaise with the BIM team on BIP and review manufacturer’s and specialist CDP drawings.
- Meeting Participation:
- Attend meetings and workshops directed by the Atelier Ten Project Manager, contributing to project progress.
- Attend site meetings and collaborate on the handover process.
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
- Proven experience as a Senior Electrical Engineer or equivalent role.
- Proficient in electrical systems calculations and design tools.
- Strong understanding of RIBA stages and project design process.
- Exceptional communication skills for collaboration and client interaction.
- Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and compliance.
- Proficiency in relevant software and tools for electrical engineering and design.
- Ability to lead and manage projects, coordinating with cross-functional teams.
- Familiarity with health & safety, design, sustainability, and commercial considerations.
Problem-solving and innovative thinking capabilities.
- 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).
We currently 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.