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Lead Electrical Engineer

Job Profile

As 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.

We – the Energy Unit, specifically the Power, Process & Nuclear division have an opportunity for an experienced Lead Electrical Engineer to join our team in Glasgow. The role will involve supporting associates and/or other senior line managers.

Job Description

  • Leading a team of electrical and control engineers over a range of different projects
  • Undertaking team professional development duties including technical development and appraisals
  • Preparation, checking and approval of design documentation i.e basis of designs, technical/design specifications, procurement specifications, assessment reports, survey reports
  • Implementation of detailed surveys of electrical services and equipment to establish status of the existing installations and gain sufficient information to recommend new/upgrade design proposals
  • Ensure compliance with construction (design and management) regulations
  • Responsible for the design and project management of commissions within agreed programmes, associated with electrical and control activities

Candidate Specification

Candidate specification:
  • Must be conversant with statutory regulations and discipline codes and standards
  • Up to date knowledge of current building regulations, current legislation, and standards applicable in electrical design engineering
  • Experience using Dialux, Amtech Power and AutoCAD is beneficial however not essential
  • Must be competent on all aspects of electrical design engineering associated with the following systems; HV/LV generation schemes, specification of HV/LV power transformers and distribution schemes, specification of Hazardous Area equipment
  • Experienced in the production of electrical calculations i.e cables, lighting, fault level, discrimination, earth fault loop impedance, battery sizing
  • Candidates must be prepared to work away for short term assignments

The successful candidate will be a chartered engineer with a degree in electrical engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 12 years total experience preferably within a pharmaceutical, industrial and nuclear environment.

Due to security clearance candidate must have lived and worked in the UK for the last 5 years and be eligible to apply for security clearance.
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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