Electrical Building Services Engineer - Defence

Posted 10 May 2023
Salary £39 per hour + Flexible working
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameRyan Williamson

Job description

Electrical Building Services Engineer - Defence
12 Month Contract (likely to be longer) - INSIDE IR35
Flexible working (may need to visit site at HMNB Clyde for some activities (the candidate would ideally be based in Central Scotland on that basis)
Up to £39 per hour - 37.5 hours per week
Our client is looking for an experienced, motivated Electrical Building Services Engineer seeking to join their busy team working on secure and interesting projects in the defence space.
This opportunity will involve working as part of a JV team on a the Nuclear defence framework.
The framework will support the Clyde Infrastructure Programme (CIP) and wider Royal Navy and defence requirements.
·Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
·Design and specification of all Electrical Building Services systems - power, earthing, lighting, life safety, telecoms, security, access control, lifts, lightning protection etc.
·Carry out the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, Amtech, Dialux/Relux, in-house developed tools, etc.
·Preparing technical specifications using NBS
·Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit - note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) is beneficial
·Representing the client at meetings with clients and contractors
·Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works
·Report and technical note writing
·Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards
·Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes
·Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations
·Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings
·Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead
·Assist with technical development of junior staff
·Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related subjects
·Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including Amtech/Prodesign, Dialux/Relux, NBS and Microsoft packages. Any HV tools will also be beneficial
·Aware of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings
·Some knowledge of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics
·Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches
·Some awareness of designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance
·Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or some experience of working within a contractor design environment is beneficial
·Good knowledge of appropriate technical standards
·Able to take charge of personal project deliverables, make decisions on developing the discipline design elements, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
·Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients will be useful
·Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings
Please call Ryan at Carrington West on 02393876019 to discuss further, or apply to register your interest