Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Reference: AH285
Salary details: £40,000 - £45,000
Location: Solihull
Job type: Permanent
Posted date: 21st Jul 2021
Expires: 24th Sep 2021

Senior Electrical Engineer
Location – Solihull
Salary - Negotiable

Job Description
Our client is an established, privately owned, multi-disciplinary chartered consulting engineering practice, providing mechanical & electrical services to a diverse range of Clients.
We provide tailored engineering solutions that deliver cost effective and compliant schemes with a high proportion of sustainability and innovation. We work across all market sectors, all scales of projects and all procurement routes.
Our client are looking for dynamic individuals, with a proven background in building services engineering.  The candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively both within the business and externally.  The candidate will have a strong propensity to work with others and should be conscientious and committed.
The candidate should be a well-organised, proactive, flexible, driven, forward planner with the ability to deliver work to a high standard and to tight timescales.  They should also be able to take on the ability to manage the electrical engineering aspects of other more junior members of the team assisting on projects.
The company has a forward-looking succession plan that provides opportunities for the right candidate to develop and progress through the business without barriers.

Responsibilities
The candidate will have a high degree of autonomy and report to the director in charge of the individual team.  The position will involve the candidate in the following: –
Acting as Project Leader on selected projects
Working as part of a larger team on certain projects
Attending principal meetings and making client presentations on selected projects
Raise/promote the level of technical excellence relating to electrical engineering within the team
Over time, develop the ability to become a point of contact for key clients
Help generate repeat business through customer care of existing clients
Working on a variety of technically challenging and interesting projects across varied sectors
Be client facing and involved in all stages of the projects from inception to completion.
Working closely with others in a team environment to achieve a common goal
Producing drawings and specifications
Producing calculations or guiding others to complete them


Key Attributes
The successful candidate will have a degree in electrical or building services engineering (Chartered or working towards) /Candidates with HNC or HND with suitable design experience will also be considered.
Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience of design in building services, post qualification completion
Experience of Software design using – Microsoft suite of programmes, Relux/Dialux, Amtech, Revit
Knowledge of British and European Standards, Building Regulations documents etc.
Knowledge of HTM’s would also be of a benefit but not essential.
Professional Membership (CIBSE, IET)

In addition to the background and experience of a Senior Engineer; it would be beneficial if the relevant candidate could also have proven experience in the following:
A good understanding of HV/LV systems
Knowledge of integration of embedded generation
An understanding and specification of incorporating various renewable technologies.
Working knowledge of BREEAM
An appreciation of mechanical engineering to be able to cover both disciplines at meetings

The individual should have good communication skills, a strong willingness to learn and a desire to develop new and existing skills

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