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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Job reference: JAMC647
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Mechanical Engineers (All Levels), Project Management, Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in Merseyside is looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary agency role and the successful candidate must have a full Electrical Design Qualification, proven experience in public sector (schools/leisure centres etc.) ideally experience in a similar local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for all electrical design and maintenance programmes, requiring considerable initiative, experience, design and project management ability.
Also to be responsible for design, specification, quality assurance and programme delivery.

The main additional responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

Responsible for carrying out design work and working drawings including the use of AutoCAD or similar software applications.
Preparation of estimates for projects being carried out within their group.
Supervision of installations including issuing instructions to contractors, engineers, consultants and administration of sub-contracts, to their completion.
Responsible for ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with the programme.
Interpret electrical legislation for the benefit of making presentations and briefings for Head teachers, School Business Managers, Site Managers and Governors.
Deliver projects that will ensure statutory compliance for the electrical element, including but not limited to fire and security alarms, access controls, CCTV, power data, electrical circuits and lighting.
Lead on the introduction and application of new technology and systems in relation to electrical design.
Implement design policy, within the framework laid down by the office and ensure an adequate system of post-contract control.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

HNC/HND Electrical Design.
Considerable initiative, knowledge of electrical design and management of projects.
Extensive knowledge of electrical regulations.
Knowledge of working with framework arrangements in relation to construction.
Experience in electrical design and project management.
Experience in construction design specifically in the public sector e.g. schools, leisure centres and listed buildings such as town halls etc.
Experience of working with consultants and other agencies.
Experience of maintaining databases and other information management systems

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a rate of £20 p/hour Umbrella Ltd. (Approx. £520 take home pay per week after all deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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