Electrical design building services engineer

Reach Recruitment Services Ltd
Lugg Bridge
£38,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Electrical Design Building Services Engineer



Job Description

Building services engineers are responsible for ensuring the cost-effective, environmentally sound and sustainable design and maintenance of engineering services in buildings.

The area of responsibility includes all equipment and materials involved with heating,lighting, ventilation, air-conditioning, automatic controls, water supply, sanitation, public health, fire protection, safety systems, renewable technologies and acoustics.

Tasks typically involve:

1.Preparing detailed diagrams, plans, drawings, specifications and tender documentation.

2.Use of Amtech power suite cable calculationsoftware

3.Using Auto-cad software and other resources to design the systems required for the project.

4.Managing and forecasting spend, using whole life cycle costing techniques, ensuring that work is kept to budget.

5.Designing Incoming services from transformer position to building.

6.Visiting existing sites and carrying out surveys, providing recommendations reports.

7.Due diligence surveys

8.Overseeing and supervising the installation of building services systems and specifying maintenance and operating procedures;

9.Carrying out Maximum demand load assessments

10.Monitoring building systems and processes;

11.Organising and assessing the work of Contractors;

12.Liaising closely with other professionals, including structural engineers, builders, architects and surveyors, and in-house project teams;

13.Attending a range of project group and technical meetings;

14.Ensuring that the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements;

15.Specifying renewable energy systems as appropriate

16.Preparing feasibility studies

17.Preparing project specifications

Working Arrangements

Working Week: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday) with flexibility of hours to meet specific work demands.

Your working day maybe in the office environment or travelling to sites for client meetings etc and will be required to work anywhere within UK where projects are remote from the work base.

Person Specification

The minimum education, qualifications and/or training required for effective performance.

Essential: HNC or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Desirable: Degree in a relevant discipline and chartered membership of CIBSE Ongoing training & CPD will be provided

Section2: Experience

The range and level of experience of the duties, tasks and responsibilities within the job description and relevant related activities.

Essential: The postholder must possess experience in

the design of a wide range of electrical services installations, together with experience in managing contracts with the assistance and guidance of a senior engineer.

Section3: Key Qualities

Essential: Detailed knowledge of Electrical systems & basic mechanical services Knowledge of relevant legislation

Proficient in the use of AutoCad software

Good level of IT literacy

Excellent communication skills.

Sound knowledge of the latest Edition of BS 7671

Fully conversant with Amtech Power suite

Desirable: A basic understanding in the use of REVIT simulation software Experience of training junior staff/mentoring

Personal Attributes

Personal values and characteristics which should be demonstrated.

Essential: The ability to communicate efficiently, verbally and in written form is essential.

Personal Circumstances

Essential: Current Driving Licence

Cleared through the Enhanced DBS checking procedure to work with vulnerable people.

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