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Electrical Design Engineer - All Levels

Ref no. BHN565031
Location Southampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

πŸ” Job Type: Perm Full Time - Hybrid Working

πŸ“Œ Location: Southampton, Hampshire

πŸš€ Salary: Up to Β£68,000 depending on experience + competitive package

Key skills required for this role

Electrical Design, Electrical Design Engineering


Electrical Design Engineer - All Levels

Job description


Due to continued success and new project awards, my client is seeking to recruit Electrical Design Engineers to join their busy design studio at Head Office in Southampton.
This role is reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager and individuals will be responsible for managing all aspects of electrical design.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Management of project specific design deliverables
  • Carry out design in accordance with M&E Design QA Procedures
  • Responsible for the detailed design in accordance with the companies Procedures
  • Interpret & understand the client requirements from client documents (drawings, specifications, correspondence, etc.)
  • Communicate with the client, external design resources and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specification
  • Site surveys of existing assets
  • Optioneering and feasibility studies
  • Assist with tender pricing
  • Production of procurement specifications for electrical equipment and production of detailed design construction drawings
  • Project managing third party designs and providing design assistance to installation and commissioning teams
  • Review of vendors controls system Functional design Specifications for compliance
  • Review of vendor data and drawings for all electrical equipment and package plant, motor control centres, power distribution panels and field equipment panels
  • Management of internal and external project specific design costs in liaison with the Project Manager
  • Undertaking and checking of design calculations including modelling of the complete power system (AMTECH)
  • Preparation of drawings for CAD production
  • Assist in the development of process control philosophies with the Process Engineer and suppliers
  • Production of electrical scope and works enquiry submission documents
  • Estimation of material and labour costs
  • Undertake design risk assessments to support detailed design proposals
  • Preparing detailed electrical specifications
  • Production of single line and block cable diagrams, load schedules, equipment specifications, cable schedules, equipment schedules, telemetry schedules, instrument schedules and I/O listings
  • Record and document all design changes through to completion and issue of 'As Built' documents
  • Liaise with clients and subcontractors


  • An appropriate electrical qualification or by experience
  • Chartered Engineer status would be advantageous


  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + 8 bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Flexible Working Policy (based on a core hours scheme)
  • Hybrid working where possible
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus

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