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Senior electrical engineer (building services)

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 – the Energy Unit, specifically the Power, Process & Nuclear division are recruiting for a senior electrical building service engineer to join our growing team in Altrincham.

The requirement is 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 an engineer and a designer to deliver design package in line with the client requirements.

Job Description

To produce:
  • Scope of work documents and site survey reports-

    technical specifications / user requirements specifications
  • Produce outline installation method statements
  • Prepare cable calculations (LV) in Amtech and carry out manual calculations including selection protective devices and discrimination studies
  • Provide input into civil, structural & architectural requirements
  • Produce / supervise the production of control, electrical & 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 alarm
    - Earthing diagrams
    - Lighting and small power layout drawings
    - Termination schedules/diagrams
    - Provide input to programmes and quality plans
  • Attendance at relevant project meetings, workshops and HAZCONs
  • Presenting designs at single and multi-discipline design reviews
  • Produce minutes of meetings
  • Site surveys & production of survey notes
  • Occasional visits to site / client office will also be required

Candidate Specification

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.
• Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd management system (SLMS) would be advantage
• Good working knowledge of SL design procedures and standards in particular the electrical supply infrastructure series of standards would be advantage
• P1/P4 pass holders advantageous.
• Candidates must be eligible for security clearance

Design Tools / Software:
Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), AutoCAD (essential), Amtech (essential), Relux (essential).

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.
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