Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

Job Overview

We are looking for an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer with building services experience to work on a permanent basis in Manchester.

Our client is looking for someone ideally who has experience of running a small team and who would be interested in progressing to Associate Level and then onto Director Level.

Salary is c£50-55,000 per annum


Current industry standards and practices
Strategic and detail design
Management of deadlines and deliverables
Development of the production processes and standards
Development and training of staff
Client facing design role
Commercial monitoring and control of projects
Client account management and development
Company marketing and PR relationships

Job Requirements

Ideally you will have worked on projects involving Commercial Office Buildings, Industrial Buildings, Mixed Developments, Residential Accommodation and Leisure projects.

You will have good understanding of current sustainable design practices and technologies and possess relevant design and installation experience. You must be highly competent in the use of MS Office, AutoCAD, and some current design industry software, e.g. MEP Workx, Relux, Dialux, IES.

Experience of AutoCAD and AutoCAD 3D or REVIT would be an advantage.

The following are key topics that the ideal candidates should have knowledge of:


Knowledge of Electricity and telecoms utilities

Procurement of new incoming services and diversions to clear sites prior to construction

Building Regulations

Understanding of the building regulations and their impact on building services design.

Power distribution design

IEE Regulations knowledge, cable selection and cable sizing, fault protection, building load appraisal

Ability to use Hevacomp or Amtech design software

Lighting Design

Knowledge of external and internal lighting design.

Ability to use Dialux lighting design software or similar

Knowledge of Emergency lighting design and BS5266

Knowledge of automatic lighting control systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Knowledge of fire alarm systems design and BS5839

Knowledge of PAVA – voice alarm systems

VESDA smoke alarms and gas extinguishing systems for IT rooms


Understanding of access control, intruder detection and CCTV systems for buildings from a performance specification viewpoint

Some understanding of the development of security strategies for buildings and multiple building applications

IT Systems

Knowledge of structured wiring systems for buildings including Cat 5, 6, 7 copper and optical fibre cables for backbone cabling


Understanding of the PV installations, Small scale wind generation – preparation of feasibility reports

G59 utility connections


Knowledge of the relevant CIBSE guides

Knowledge of the RIBA and BSRIA project stages and preparation of Stage 1, 2, 3, 4 reports and packages

The ability to use 2D Autocad and 3D Revit (industry is moving in this direction)

The ideal candidate will have experience of the following sector projects:

Sport and Leisure
Data Centres
Historic Buildings

You will be a motivated, cooperative individual capable of collaborative working in a team and supervising others when necessary. To be successful in this role you will have a methodical attitude, and knowledge of industry literature and resources as well as the initiative to use them in your work. You must have experience of building and maintaining good client relationships and visiting sites.

If the Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer role could be of interest to you, please call Rebecca at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW


Manchester, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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