Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: London, England
Salary: £41 - £46 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JE65137_1507030270
Contact Name: Jade Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2017 12:31

Job Description

Job title: Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Location: South East London

Industry: M&E Design (Building Services)

Rate: Circa £40 per hour.


Our client is a well-known and established International Mechanical and Electrical consulting practice based in South East London and looking for a talented Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join their award winning building services consultancy. Due to their excellent reputation in the market place they regularly acquire repeat business from existing clients otherwise work is generally gained through recommendations. My client's proactive in their approach and pride themselves on their services, with a focus on sustainable solutions.


As a Principal Electrical Design Engineer you will be responsible for leading the project and carrying out services from inception / feasibility through to detailed and fully coordinated design as well as mentoring and coaching Junior Engineers. As you will be working with a number of big named clients, it's important that you are representing the company when meeting clients and building relationships. You will be expected to demonstrate your expertise on a number of projects in such sectors as: Commercial (new build, refurbishment, fit out), Residential and Mixed Use developments amongst others.


You should hold a relevant degree and ideally be accredited by CIBSE or IET, and will ideally already hold chartered status (not essential). As a Principal Electrical Design Engineer you must have excellent knowledge of building services and all stages of the design processes. You must have previous consultancy experience within the UK construction sector. With excellent interpersonal and communication skills you must also have the ability to negotiate with positive outcomes. You will also be responsible for meeting with clients, developing and producing reports on a daily basis.

Essential Skills:

  • Relevant Degree in Electrical Design Engineering, minimum HND
  • Accredited by IET or CIBSE and ideally already hold chartered status
  • You will need to offer a portfolio which includes Commercial and Residential
  • Excellent technical knowledge in your discipline
  • Thorough understanding of Building Services Design
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Experience in design and delivery of large to medium scale projects
  • Up to date with British Standards
  • Must offer a minimum of 10 years UK Building Services Design experience, ideally in a consultancy environment

Benefits / Salary:

Our client is willing to pay the ideal Principal Electrical Design Engineer. This opportunity will also provide you with the scope to progress to Associate Engineer.


If you are interested in the role of a Principal Electrical Design Engineer, please apply via this job board, alternatively you can call Jade Evans on 01189-522240 or email


Project Resource Ltd offer an excellent payment scheme for any new and successful referrals.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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