Lead Electrical Design Engineer

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    £55,000 to £65,000 + Package

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    about 2 months ago

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Our client is a leading M&E Contractor who specialise in delivering a variety of works across London, including Infrastructure, Commercial and Retail Fit Out projects.


Until now they have secured regular projects with key clients and have secured a strong order book as one of London’s leading specialists in their vertical.


With over 25 years of industry experience they are in a healthy position to deliver an excellent product from concept to design and installation.



A Lead Electrical Design Engineer to join a team of 4, reporting to the Design Manager you will lead on Electrical project tenders to produce a design detail whilst mentoring and guiding a team of 3.

You will provide leadership and mentoring to an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer and an Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer as well as a CAD Technician.

The key responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:

  • Development of electrical systems in accordance with employers’ requirements/concept
  • design (Stage 2+)
  • Cable calculations including discrimination studies/diversity calculations/voltage/drop/overcurrent selection
  • Lighting calculations including Lux values/uniformity values
  • Assisting with production of contractors’ proposals – detailed specifications and supporting drawings/schematics
  • Liaison with Mechanical team for power/containment requirements and co‐ordination
  • Liaison with the Estimating team for tender assessments and pricing purposes
  • Survey and report on existing electrical installations and identify customer requirements
  • Highlight changes in standards/legislation and report to the business


Previous managerial experience is not essential; however, you should be able to demonstrate leadership in your work. Ideally you should also have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position.



A competitive basic annual salary between £55,000 and £65,000 P.A. as well as a company benefits package that includes travel.