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Senior electrical building services engineer

Job Profile

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

We – the Energy Unit, specifically the Power, Process & Nuclear division are recruiting for a senior electrical building service engineer with low voltage (LV) power distribution system experience including various building services systems i.e. lighting, emergency lighting, fire alarm systems, security systems, UPS systems, etc.

The candidate shall have the ability to work independently and to take design through from concept stage to detailed design stage including support during construction stage into project close out stage. The candidate will be required to manage a small design team consisting of engineer and designer to deliver design package in line with the client requirements.

Job Description

Provide input into:
  • Programmes, reporting on progress
  • Quality plans / keep up to date document tracker
  • Site survey reports
  • Installation method statements
  • CS&A requirements
  • Produce CE&I design drawings / documentation including: -
  • Detailed equipment location / elevation drawings (double line dimension level of information)
  • Detailed cable routing drawings including components specification
  • Single line diagrams / block cable diagrams for electrical distribution system (LV) and other building services i.e. fire alarms including information obtained from calculation documents and relevant schedules
  • Detailed design of earthing diagrams, lighting and small power layout drawings, termination schedules/diagrams and manufacturing drawings
  • Produce:- scope of work documents
    - site survey report
    - technical specifications / user requirements specifications
    - outline installation method statements
  • Provide input to programmes and quality plans
  • Prepare cable calculations (LV) in Amtech and carry out manual calculations including selection protective devices and discrimination studies.
  • Provide input into civil structural and architectural
  • Produce/supervise the production of civil electrical and instrumentation design documentation and check drawings including: -
    - Equipment location / installation drawings
    - Cable routing drawings
    - Single line diagrams / block cable diagrams for electrical distribution system (LV) and other building services i.e. fire alarms
    - Earthing diagrams
    - Lighting and small power Layout drawings
    - Termination schedules/diagrams
  • Attendance at relevant project meetings and workshops
  • Presenting at HAZCONs
  • Attendance and presenting designs at single and multi-discipline design reviews
  • Produce minutes of meetings
  • Site surveys and production of survey notes
  • Occasional visits to site / client office will also be required.
  • Liaison with suppliers and stakeholders

Candidate Specification

  • ​Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline e.g. MEng, BEng, BSc, HND, HNC.
  • Proven ability in delivering engineering solutions.
  • Previous experience of similar role, undertaking duties as described above.
  • Understanding of the design process and experience in all stages of design (concept, preliminary through to detail design stage).
  • Evidence of having a sound working knowledge and experience of relevant standards (BS7671 essential) and legislation.
  • Self-motivated and capable of arranging own work, able to work with minimal supervision to meet challenging client deadlines.
  • Candidates must be eligible for security clearance (SC minimum).
  • Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), AutoCAD, Amtech (essential), Relux.

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