Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electrical Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + full company benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JR65232_1508862142
Contact Name: Joe Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2017 17:22

Job Description

Principal Electrical Design Engineer

City of London

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum + pension, professional membership, healthcare, bonus

Job Ref: JR65232

Our client is a large multinational, multi-disciplinary consultancy with a well-established and respected Building Services Design team based in London delivering design solutions across multiple sectors including a specialist Data Centre / Mission Critical team.

The Opportunity:

Our client is looking for a Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join their specialist data centre / mission critical team, to assist in the design of new build and upgrade of data centres not just in the UK but across Europe. The job is located in the heart of the City of London and provides a great opportunity for a Principal Electrical Design Engineer (or a Senior Electrical Engineer looking for their next step) to be further involved in the data centre sector.

What the job will involve:

This job as a Principal Electrical Design Engineer will involve:

  • Produce engineering designs, calculations and specifications, using appropriate technical software
  • Supervise the production of technical drawings and check output
  • Prepare technical reports in accordance with clients' briefs
  • Attend and participate in (internal and external) project meetings
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against our clients' specification, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary
  • Co-ordinate input from other disciplines and specialisms as required
  • Where appropriate, represent our client as lead engineer at client / project meetings
  • Correspond with external third parties (eg clients, contractors, architects and/or manufacturers) regarding information and technical queries
  • Delegate work to Technicians and/or Graduate Engineers as required, and provide feedback on completed work
  • Maintain awareness of the performance of projects against agreed project plans and budgets, at a level appropriate to role

The Requirements:

The ideal Principal Electrical Design Engineer should:

  • Have a bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant discipline
  • Be chartered or have evidence of working towards becoming chartered
  • Have experience in the field and evidence of technical competence
  • Offer a proven track record in the successful delivery of live projects in a Lead Engineer role
  • Offer recent and ideally multiple project experience designing solutions for all electrical services on data centre projects
  • Ideally have relevant experience gained in a UK consultancy or d&b environment
  • Be experienced in management of a team
  • Be able to support the development of staff with lower experience including providing professional development coaching

To Apply:

To apply for the position of Principal Electrical Design Engineer, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please call Joe on 01189 522 240 or email a copy of your CV to

Joe on

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