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Lead Electrical Design Engineer

£55000 - £65000 per annum
Apply2019-07-03 13:24:071970-01-01Eden Brown Built Environment

Lead Electrical Design Engineer

Date posted: July 3, 2019
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Kent, England
Job description

Lead Electrical Design Engineer

Dartford, Kent

My client who are a multi‐service, design‐and‐build contractor operating in Dartford, Kent. They are seeking to recruit a Lead Electrical Building Services Design Engineer on a full time basis.

Responsibilities will include the design of small power, lighting and fire alarm for projects principally in the banking retail and commercial sectors.

Projects vary in value from circa £50k to £5M and the opportunity will exist to be the lead electrical design engineer, taking responsibility for guiding and co‐ordinating the existing electrical team.

External design resources are also used, and the role involves review and sign off of these design submissions.

As the electrical design lead you will represent the business in client meetings, liaising with stakeholders and client professional teams alike.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of electrical systems in accordance with employer's requirements/concept design (Stage 2+)
  • Cable calculations including discrimination studies/diversity calculations/voltage drop/overcurrent selection
  • Lighting calculations including Lux values/uniformity values
  • Assisting with production of contractors proposals - detailed specifications and supporting drawings/schematics
  • Liaison with Mechanical team for power/containment requirements and co‐ordination
  • Liaison with the Estimating team for tender assessments and pricing purposes
  • Survey and report on existing electrical installations and identify customer requirements
  • Highlight changes in standards/legislation and report to the business

Qualities and Skills

  • 5 years' experience in an electrical design capacity
  • Ability to lead team members to achieve the best engineered solutions
  • Mentoring and management of junior engineers
  • Legally able to work in the UK
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Communicate and present in a professional manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Actively demonstrate initiative, and able to work under pressure

Experience and Qualifications

  • HNC/D orDegree level qualification
  • IEng or CEng preferable
  • Membership of engineering body preferable (MIET/MCIBSE)
  • Candidates should have experience in the use of
  • MS Office
  • Dialux/Relux
  • Trimble cable calc
  • AutoCAD/Revit experience of benefit

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: DMA13_1562156646