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ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER at Blueprint Recruitment Solutions


Blueprint Recruitment Solutions MANCHESTER Full-Time
£38.00 - £45.00/Hour


Blueprint Recruitment are looking to speak with motivated Electrical Design Engineer's to join a market-leading design, engineering and project management consultancy on a 12 month minimum contract basis in Warrington, Glasgow OR Newcastle.

This opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design of projects and refurbishment of critical infrastructure upgrades within the Navy, Nuclear and Defence sector.

Job Description:
  • Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
  • Design and specification of all Electrical Building Services systems - power, earthing, lighting, life safety, telecoms, security, access control, lifts, lightning protection etc.
  • Carry out the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, Amtech, Dialux/Relux, in-house developed tools, etc.
  • Preparing technical specifications using NBS
  • Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit - note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) is beneficial
  • Representing the client at meetings with clients and contractors
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works
  • Report and technical note writing
  • Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards
  • Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes
  • Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations
  • Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings
  • Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead
  • Assist with technical development of junior staff

Key Requirements:
  • Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related subjects
  • Chartered Engineer (or working towards CEng) with CIBSE or IET
  • Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including Amtech/Prodesign, Dialux/Relux, NBS and Microsoft packages. Any HV tools will also be beneficial
  • Aware of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings
  • Some knowledge of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics
  • Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches
  • Some awareness of designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance
  • Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or some experience of working within a contractor design environment is beneficial
  • Able to take charge of personal project deliverables, make decisions on developing the discipline design elements, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients will be useful
  • Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings

To discuss the above opportunity in more detail please contact Athena Antoniou on 02392 603030 /


Recommended Skills

  • Access Controls
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Blueprinting
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Calculations
  • Chartered Institution Of Building Services Engineers
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