Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Position: Electrical Project Engineer – Water

Location: Yorkshire Water Region

Salary Guide: £40,000 – £55,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Yorkshire Water and they are recruiting for an Electrical Project Engineer to successfully deliver all electrical requirements across the project portfolio throughout the Southern Yorkshire region .

Role overview:

  • Contribute to delivering Yorkshire Water goals by ensuring that all electrical equipment and components are installed in compliance with BS7671. Carry out NICEIC Qualified Supervisor duties.
  • Implement robust electrical design, manufacture and installation quality management to achieve “right first time”. Closely monitor the progress of off and onsite activities to ensure delivery against agreed programmes and budgets.
  • Establish and maintain trusting and effective relationships with Yorkshire Water Operations and other stakeholders, delivering excellent customer service throughout project delivery.
  • Undertake factory inspections and quality audits and ensuring the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction for all electrical installations.
  • Display a sound knowledge of sustainable construction solutions and manage engineering activities that contribute to sustainable development.
  • Work with the consultant designer and the supply chain to optimise the benefits of using digital tools and expertise to integrate our off and on site delivery approach.
  • Use the BIM model to ensure that electrical designs and installations are fully integrated with the civils and mechanical designs.
  • Placement and administration of sub-contracts and material orders relating to Electrical equipment. Preparation for, vetting and approval of supplier’s proposals and designs in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Supervise electrical installation works ensuring health and safety, technical and quality compliance.
  • Develop logical and accurate electrical works programmes and integrate with overall project plan.
  • Report on electrical works programme and cost performance and attend project production meetings.
  • Develop quality assurance plans and maintain quality assurance records in accordance with the Company’s and Thames Water’s documented requirement.
  • Assisting Commissioning Engineers for loop testing and pre-commissioning electrical checks.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a range of people.
  • Excellent knowledge of control panel design, cable sizing/calculations and instrumentation.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills who can multi-task and consistently meet challenging deadlines.
  • An appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme, cost and quality performance.
  • Programme focused with an ability to plan and organise resources both off and on site to deliver on time and in full.
  • Minimum HNC qualified in an electrical engineering subject
  • Commercially astute.
  • IT literacy
  • BIM/digital experience


  • ICA skills
  • Professional qualification
  • Experience of both pre-production and production electrical project engineering

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)
  • Private medical insurance for yourself (with the option to buy family cover)
  • Life Assurance
  • Defined contribution pension scheme matched up to 8%
  • 2 days volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible, agile or remote working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional membership fees
  • Flexible Benefits scheme which includes the opportunity to purchase benefits such as:
    • Critical illness insurance (with option to purchase for your partner)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Travel insurance
    • Bike to work scheme
    • Retail vouchers/payroll giving/activity pass for top leisure attractions

Job Information

Job Reference: 886966_1641985704
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: International
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Electrical

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