Electrical Engineer – Building Services

Electrical Engineer – Building Services

Joining our practice will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your future growth and development.

We aspire to be industry leaders with focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch. We work in partnership and collaboration with many clients, to deliver major sustainable projects within the UK.

There is an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer with experience working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment. They shall be responsible for the development and production of outline and detailed design deliverables on combined Mechanical/Electrical/Public Health schemes within the building environment.

Job Summary

The successful applicant shall be experienced in Electrical Building Services Engineering dealing with national projects from our Solihull based office. The ideal candidate shall reside in Birmingham or surrounding areas and have a proven track record of delivering Electrical projects to the level applied for in the following sectors: healthcare, education, care homes, industrial, retail, commercial, and other public service organisations.

What you will be doing day to day:

  • Establishing client brief either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel and developing the brief in line with their specific aspirations
  • Working with other Engineers, Associates and where applicable the Project Director to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Prepare and review detailed engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel
  • Closely coordinate design production between our inhouse design teams, external design companies and the supply chain
  • Liaison with client engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
  • Attend internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings alongside other engineers and on the schemes

What we can offer you:

  • Industry Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday (increases after 1 year service by 1 day per year to a maximum of 29 days) + statutory bank holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Work from home available (2 days per week) on a hybrid basis after completion of 3 month probation period
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company sick pay
  • Professional Membership Contribution
  • Company pension contribution
  • Staff appraisals/CPD Reviews
  • Active mentoring and professional training provided

 Candidate experience

  • An industry applicable, HND, HNC, ONC level or equivalent in Electrical Building Services
  • Working from RIBA stages 0 to 7 (full detailed design)
  • Calculations/design compliance
  • Lighting design/calculations
  • Cable sizing design/calculations
  • Switchgear design and selectivity/calculations
  • Fire alarm design/calculations
  • Wiring containment design and calculations
  • Good understanding and working knowledge with CIBSE, British standards and (HTM preferred) guidelines
  • Undertaking site surveys for tender purposes through to project completion and snagging exercises
  • Good understanding and literacy in Amtech, Relux and/or DIAlux lighting and Microsoft packages
  • Able to work under pressure and meet short deadlines
  • Have a UK full driving licence

The personal attributes we are looking for in a candidate:

  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
  • Can deliver high quality work with excellent attention to detail
  • Well organised, structured, and professional, with a passion for excellence and a keen eye for detail
  • Good communication skills (email/phone/face to face)

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@c80group.co.uk.