Electrical Design Engineers – all levels

Position: Electrical Design Engineers – all levels from Engineer to Principal

Location: Warrington or Wakefield with agile working

Salary: £40-65k (DOE), car/allowance depending on level and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by their values to deliver lasting change for their stakeholders and the communities they work in.

With an impressive order book of over £3.2bn they are one of the industry’s leading principal contractors, affording successful candidates the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects and offering stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals.

The Role: An opportunity has arisen for Electrical Design Engineers at all levels from Engineer to Senior, Lead and Principal based out of Warrington. Reporting to the Regional Design Manager, you will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables on combined Process, Mechanical and Electrical schemes, predominately in the water industry and providing a overall design package to the Project Manager.

Responsibilities: Ascertain Client requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel

A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions

Working alongside the Design Manager/Senior Designer (team lead) and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation

Promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities

Provide outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel

Ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s

Liaison with client’s engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved In accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract

Attend internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings

Experience: An industry applicable qualification ONC/HNC/degree or NVQ equivalent

Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes

Commercial and contractual awareness

Working knowledge of Microsoft packages


Be able to organise yourself and others workload

Be proactive in your approach

An excellent communicator

A high level of diplomacy and customer focused

Experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage

Experience with AMTECH

Able to generate electrical installation packs including but not limited to cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules

Generate control philosophies, URS and FDS documents (where applicable) to client briefs and specifications

Use of proprietary software to generate lighting design

Key Words:

Electrical Design

Design Engineer

Senior Engineer

Lead Engineer

Principal Engineer

Design Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Water Treatment

Water Sector

Water Industry


Waste Water



Outline Design

Detailed Design