Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Position: Senior/Lead Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Bristol or Plymouth

Salary: £50-55k (negotiable DOE), car/allowance and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is one of the UK’s leading principal contractors with a multi-billion pound order book. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging projects.

The Role: 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 an overall design package to the Project Manager.

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

Ability to determine actual operational requirements and propose appropriate solutions

Work 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 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

Lead and promote innovation, challenging clients, design partners and the supply chain to ensure cost effectiveness in both design solutions and design activities

Manage, mentor and develop the Design Engineers in conjunction with the Regional Design Manager

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

Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes would be beneficial but is not essential

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


Generous holiday entitlement (28 days plus public holidays), increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays

A wide range of corporate discounts

Childcare vouchers

Cycle to Work schemes

Comprehensive pension plan

Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme

Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and their employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it.

Key Words:

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering

Design Engineer

Design Engineering

Electrical Design

Electrical Designer

Outline Design

Detailed Design




Water Industry

Water Sector

Water Treatment



Process Industry

Process Industries



Power Generation

Job Information

Job Reference: 887015_1649416210
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Electrical,ICA

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