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Electrical Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN568935
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

We are recruiting for Electrical Design Engineers to work on a London Underground Upgrade on a long term contract basis.

Key skills required for this role

Electrical Design Engineer


Electrical Design Engineer (Rail)

Job description


  1. Ensures the safety, functionality, or compliance of newly implemented or altered assets, engineering processes, procedures, or systems with low to medium risk.
  2. Develops and implements engineering solutions/designs of low complexity within Building Services E&M/LVAC discipline, following defined engineering standards and governance, under supervision.
  3. Offers internal stakeholders appropriate challenge and professional advice to ensure the development or delivery of high-quality, tested engineering solutions for building services/LVAC Electrical design and assurance.
  4. Conducts on-site risk-based monitoring and surveillance of works as needed, addressing and escalating risks and issues appropriately.
  5. Maintains a strong understanding of relevant Tfl standards, Railway Standards, British Standards, and applicable statutory legislation.
  6. Evaluates, selects, and applies suitable solutions to low-risk/value/complexity engineering problems, aiming to improve efficiency, effectiveness, safety, and reduce operating costs.


  1. Holds Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer status, recognized international equivalent, or possesses equivalent knowledge and experience.
  2. Demonstrates a basic understanding of the challenges associated with introducing new assets or changes in practice into the transport system, considering the necessary trade-offs between cost, time, and quality.
  3. Possesses good knowledge of Building Services Electrical engineering functions and basic knowledge of Mechanical, Fire, and Power engineering functions.
  4. Exhibits a basic understanding of the interfaces between own discipline/functional specialism and the wider transport system.
  5. Demonstrates a basic understanding of the principles of risk management and value engineering.
  6. Has a working knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, industry best practices, standards, and guidance.
  7. Shows a basic understanding of the TfL Vision, Mayoral Transport Strategy, business priorities, and financial constraints.

Skills & Experience required:

  1. Proficient in technical writing of CDS/Electrical Services Specifications, Value Engineering reports, Survey reports, Earthing and Bonding Plans, and Designers Risk Assessments.
  2. Proficient in LV design software, Lightning Protection design tools, and Lighting design software (Prodesign/Amtech/Havecomp/Dialux/Relux).
  3. Possesses good knowledge of BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations latest version and associated guidance documents.
  4. Has basic knowledge in CAD.
  5. Brings experience in London Underground/Network Rail projects, preferably in design or Engineering Assurance roles.

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