Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + full company benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DR71166-1_1623684924
Contact Name: Dan Risby
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 16:35

Job Description

Principal Electrical Engineer


Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per annum + company benefits

Job Ref: DR71166-1

A global Engineering, Procurement, and Construction firm, relatively new to the United Kingdom, have secured multiple contracts with various DNOs resulting in the need to hire multiple Principal level Electrical Design Engineers to help deliver multiple hyper-scale Data Centre projects, in and around London.

Principal Electrical Engineer Duties:

  • Lead a team of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers.
  • Client facing with the ability to discuss and agree client requirements.
  • Attend meetings and be able to lead presentations.
  • Manage project costs within fee budgets.
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Work independently and as part of a global project team.
  • Personal professional development and partaking in professional bodies and industry groups.
  • Advise clients regarding electrical systems/requirements available to meet their needs and comply with safety codes.
  • Designing electrical systems/equipment to meet client requirements.
  • Peer review electrical designs and specifications of equipment or systems.
  • Developing concept studies and designs.
  • Provide written reports of system options.
  • Write specifications for electrical systems.
  • Co-ordinate with other disciplines including Architect and Structures.
  • Enforce standards and practices.
  • Prepare calculations and technical/equipment specification documentation.
  • Monitor installation of designed equipment/systems to ensure compliance with design specifications and safety codes.
  • Health & Safety compliance and preparation of associated safety documentation, e.g., pre-construction information documents.

Principal Electrical Engineer Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related Electrical design experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical design principles, IEE regulations, standards, and codes
  • Have working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Have working knowledge of Electrical and lighting calculation software.
  • Data centre or telecommunication facility experience and knowledge of critical facility electrical design.
  • Experience at Concept design level to assist with the development of data centre masterplans.
  • Ability to write specifications for electrical equipment, devices, and materials.
  • Familiarity with other building systems and coordination with those systems and components.
  • Membership of relevant industry body, e.g., IET or CIBSE

To apply for the position of Principal Electrical Engineer, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please contact Dan Risby at Project Resource

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