Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GW65178_1507882287
Contact Name: Greg Wills
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 13, 2017 09:11

Job Description

Senior/Principal Electrical Design Engineer #65178

Location: North Oxfordshire

Rate: Circa £55-£60K dependent on experience

Our client is a well-known and established International Mechanical and Electrical consulting practice based in North Oxfordshire and have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join their award winning building services design team.

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 a team and projects, carrying out services from inception / feasibility through to detailed and fully coordinated design.

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 Data Centres, Pharmaceutical labs and clean rooms experience in Commercial (new build, refurbishment, fit out), Residential and Mixed Use sectors is also relevant and advantageous.


You should hold a relevant degree and ideally be accredited by CIBSE or IET, and will ideally already hold chartered status. 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 and Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree in Electrical Design Engineering, minimum HND
  • Accredited by IET or CIBSE and already hold chartered status
  • Minimum of 7 years Industry experience
  • You will have worked in two of the following project sectors: Data Centres, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare labs and Clean rooms.
  • Design reviews
  • People management skills
  • Clear (written as well as oral) Communication skills
  • Delegation
  • Excellent technical knowledge in your discipline.
  • Have experience leading both large and small projects of differing value
  • Thorough understanding of Building Services Design
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Experience mentoring and coaching Junior Engineers.
  • 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


If you are interested in the role of a Principal Electrical Design Engineer, email or call Greg Wills on 01189-522240.

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