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  • Job reference: RMS0190623

Electrical Building Services Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018
  • Duration: 6-12 months
  • Time left:
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    (09/03/18)
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The Role:
We are looking to recruit for an electrical building services engineer with experience. The work will include production of drawings in AutoCAD including support to deliverables produced by engineer / senior engineer and coordination of work between control, electrical and instrumentation (EC&I), and civil, structural and architectural (CA&A) disciplines. It will also include undertaking AmTech cable calculations and lighting calculations utilising Relux software.

The candidate shall have the ability to work as part of integrated delivery team and with minimal supervision and shall be able to draft / design systems based on concept / sketches provided by the senior engineer and update in line with comments received. The drawings produced will also include detailed information in relation to i.e. part numbers, termination details therefore understanding of EC&I systems is essential.


Job Description *Provide input to quality plans / keep up to date document tracker
* Produce site survey reports
* Provide input into outline installation method statements
* Provide input into CS&A requirements
* Produce electrical building services design drawings / documentation including detailed: -
* Equipment location / elevation drawings (double line dimension level of information)
* 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
* Earthing diagrams
* Lighting and small power layout drawings
* Detailed termination schedules/diagrams
* Attendance at relevant project meetings and workshops
* Support senior engineers during presentation 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.
* Liaison with suppliers, stakeholders

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline e.g. HNC minimum
* 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) 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 (essential). Relux (essential)

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Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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