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Senior Electrical Engineer - Building Services Design

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  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Charlie Weeks

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  • Contact phone:

    023 93 876 048

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a Senior Electrical design Engineer from the South West with a good background in Building Serviced design?
Keen to be involved with large projects in the defence sector?
My client has an immediate opportunity for an Principal/Senior Electrical Engineer to take on a role seconded to a major project team based on site in Plymouth. The role will involve leading and managing one or more technical design packages; agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses.
My client has a long-term pipeline of projects in the South West of England and especially, in the case of this opportunity, in Plymouth. The role will initially be based in Plymouth for the medium term (18-24 months) and will suit local candidates but also those looking to relocate to one of the most picturesque areas in the UK - next to Dartmoor and close to great beaches.
Secondment Details:
For non-local candidates, the business can offer a secondment package that includes accommodation, out-of-pocket expenses and a working week that allows for 4 longer days on site and a shorter Friday working from home or company office.   
·Lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses.
·Full technical responsibility and operational accountability for Building Services output on projects
·Responsibility for key client management for specific clients
·Manage the performance of others to ensure clients receive a great service
·Provides management, motivation, inspiration and leadership for other members of the Building Services team
·Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by project management and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
·Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process.
·Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.
·Appropriate qualification in Building Services or Electrical Engineering and Chartered with a relevant institution
·Ability to influence senior management and peers within the industry and positively challenge
·Experience in either Energy, Defence or related sectors advantageous
·Extensive project experience, involving high levels of technical competence
·Experience working on a variety of major multi-discipline design projects
·Demonstrable leadership and people management skills with the ability to run a team
·Good commercial awareness, business management skills and results orientation
·Confident ability with good communication skills and a professional approach to clients and other employees
·Flexibility around work location
Due to the security level of this role, you must be a British National and have lived in the UK for the past 5 consecutive years as a minimum. Full security clearance will be required for this role, which will be funded and supported by the business.
To apply, please send your CV to Charlie Weeks at