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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/10/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A new opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer to join a specialist renewables company in Cambridgeshire, with excellent skill development opportunities available.

Offering a clear route to Partnership, a flat structure, a fascinating range of projects and no office politics, this role will appeal to a creative Senior Electrical Design Engineer who is passionate about designing innovative, functional and unique integration of renewables in buildings and outdoor structures.

Reporting to a Director you will responsible for;
* Designing, managing and delivery of projects from feasibility to practical completion.
* Collaborating with signature architects on competitions.
* Mentoring and monitoring the performance of the Electrical team.
* Actively encourage out of the box thinking rather than just 'Copy and paste' type engineering.
* Assuming financial responsibility for all projects under your control.
* Monitoring and controlling projects on site.
* Assisting with resource planning and fee allocation.
* Maintaining a hands-on approach to design on projects.

This role would suit a Senior Electrical Design Engineer who wants to work in a close-knit, friendly and social team of Engineers on a range of unique projects from planning to post construction. You will have the opportunity of being instrumental in shaping the future of the business and you will also be rewarded for any additional revenue streams or clients that you bring into the practice.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree qualified and preferably Chartered.
* Minimum of 5 years' experience in Building Services.
* Previous experience designing projects.
* Able to convoy concept designs using hand sketches.
* Good understanding of high performance building design and BIM.
* Comfortable in a client facing role, able to build rapport quickly with clients, architects, developers and colleagues.
* Working knowledge of AutoCAD electrical
* Knowledge of designing electrical control panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), safety relays & LV modular distribution systems incorporating fuses & MCB's

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