Principal Electrical Engineer (Building Services)

Job Title: Principal Electrical Engineer (Building Services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH23507_1492694767
Contact Name: Lloyd Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

ALLEN & YORK are delighted to have been engaged by this leading national design & engineering consultancy to identify a senior building services engineer to join their busy team based in the West Midlands.

Key objectives

  • Design and specify all aspects of Electrical building services in accordance with current guidelines, standards and regulations
  • Maintain a knowledge of current issues related to general construction and specifically electrical building services guidelines, standards and regulations
  • Contribute to the design planning, resourcing and fee planning of specific project teams
  • Contribute to the development of the electrical services department as required

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

To undertake engineering services design and consultancy work under the direction of the line manager or project leader.

To undertake calculations, production of drawings, specifications and reports, site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaison, liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and any other relevant duty required to comply with the project brief.

To undertake an appropriate level of resource management responsibility and control by:

  • Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
  • Working to time allocations
  • Make steps to minimise expenses and non-chargeable costs
  • Produce project cost of further works and resource plans
  • Ensuring support services are made available
  • Participate in effective presentations to external organisations, customers and peer groups
  • Co-operating with other members of the team
  • Reviewing progress plus reporting any anomalies and scope of duty revisions to the line manager
  • Updating forward plan of workload regularly
  • Ensure design intent/commissioning fulfilled during construction stage

To undertake an appropriate level of technical/quality management responsibility and control by:

  • Using up to date IT, technical methodology and information sources
  • Regularly reviewing computations, information and content of project
  • Ensuring all work is completed under the company quality assurance procedures
  • Reporting any problems/difficulties during project progression
  • Assisting in the maintenance/updating of relevant literature/information sources/contacts
  • Contributing to development of working practices to improve team efficiency particularly with reference to the use of IT
  • Provide feedback on the performance of the department from a technical and operational perspective
  • To support and use BIM on relevant projects and undertake the necessary training and CPD to ensure clear understanding of processes and required proficiency

To undertake an appropriate level of financial management responsibility and control by:

  • Ensuring projects are kept within time/cost limits as stated at briefing meetings
  • Completing time/expense sheets as required

To undertake an appropriate level of business development by:

  • Responding to clients within framework of commission
  • Assisting in development of new clients or opportunities for the company
  • Making a positive contribution on how image and efficiency of the company can be improved
  • Acting as an ambassador for the company

Qualifications and training

  • You will be a Chartered Engineer, degree qualified in Building Services or similar.
  • A member of a Professional Institute such as CIBSE or IET, Fellow would advantageous
We look forward to receiving your application.