Principal Building Services Electrical Engineer

09 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Liaise with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment to achieve holistic building solutions to client brief. You will interact with various internal and external contacts and take responsibility for the delivery of projects within time, quality and budget constraints. You will also work closely with clients to develop and nurture relationships that result in new opportunities and repeat business.

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 on behalf of our client 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