Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer- Newcastle

Job Title: Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer- Newcastle
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + Competitive
REF: BBBH25384
Contact Name: Zoe Payne
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer

Location: Newcastle

An exciting opportunity to work for a growing engineering, consultancy, managing construction services from start to finish. They are working on some of the best water and natural resources projects around the world, building on your experience to grow within their team in Newcastle.

The opportunity is for a Senior/Principal Electrical Engineer to join their team in Newcastle on a Permanent basis.

My client are the gold standard for the water and natural resources sector as well as being one of the top engineering consultancies in the NCE listings. My client has been selected by key Clients across the UK as a strategic consultancy provider to work on various projects. As a consequence they are now looking for the right people to join their team to help deliver this exciting opportunity.

The role will support Project Managers and Project Technical Leads by providing technical expertise to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards to meet both client and company expectations.

Job Description

As part of the Design Team the role has responsibility for providing support in all areas of Electrical Engineering in the development of efficient technical solutions that will deliver improvements to infrastructure and treatment assets in line with our clients' strategic direction.

The role holder will also provide support and guidance to staff based in the local office.

Experience within the delivery of electrical design of infrastructure and treatment plant projects, particularly in water and energy sectors

Responsible for supporting the management and Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of robustly defined technical solutions

Undertake scoping and design, and provide ongoing support to Delivery Partners during the construction and commissioning of projects within the required timescales and within agreed design budgets

Undertake production of technical reports, calculations, development of design and construction drawings and specifications in compliance with relevant industry standards

Ensure all solutions are safe to build, operate and maintain
Undertake checking of technical reports, calculations, development of design and construction drawings and specifications produced by other Engineers.

Preparation of the Business Case Reports clearly defining the project proposals for submission for governance approval

Work closely with the all parties in the project team to ensure the right solution is delivered

Communicate and quantify any residual risks associated with the preferred solution

Work collaboratively within an integrated team environment to deliver design solutions

Investigate and apply innovative approaches that will improve the way we work and drive efficiency
? Maintain up to date technical knowledge of survey, design, drafting, project and contract management standards and techniques

Maintain communication and develop ongoing relationships with clients, stakeholders and customers as required

Undertake appropriate research of existing assets and investigation and design modifications / improvements

Undertake the design activities using appropriate software and applying relevant design standards

Complete all work in line with all company Values and in accordance with company Quality Systems and Project Quality standards.


Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or other relevant subject
Professionally qualified and member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. IET
Experience in delivering different stages of projects from feasibility to construction support.
Knowledge of water and energy sectors.
Computer literate with a good understanding of appropriate software packages
Knowledge and skills in the in the planning, specification, design procurement and commissioning of projects
Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures.
Able to integrate well into a team as well as work independently.
Ability to support and manage project team members.
Ability to develop an environment where values and behaviours are embraced as part of the organisation's culture.
Experienced level of decision making and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
Strong communication skills all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and design team - both written and oral
Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
Must be able to plan and prioritise work load effectively
Excellent client service focus
Flexible approach to work

Please call Zoe Payne for an initial discussion on 01202 888 986 Ext 202