Design Engineer – Electrical Building Services


Humber Quays, Hull


Up to £40k (depending on skills and experience)


Fixed Term – 6 months

Description of Role

As a Design Engineer you will be working in a design office environment, whilst providing working design solutions for Electrical Building Services.

You will be adept with drafting and calculation packages, undertake calculations by hand and have a working knowledge of current standards for principal building services systems.


Whilst all work will be undertaken under the supervision of a senior member of the design team the job holder will be expected to show initiative and self-reliance.

  • Receive the Clients brief/remit, formulate the scope of works and develop the design philosophy.
  • You will be expected to provide ‘best value’ working design solutions to technical problems and ensure the timely delivery of information.
  • You will have a working knowledge of the electronic design packages that are available within the design office, including AutoCAD and Hevacomp, but also be capable of undertaking calculations by hand.
  • Knowledge of the current standards is expected for the electrical building services systems used in the industry.
  • You will be capable of using AutoCAD 2d to produce detailed design drawings suitable for construction.
  • Experience of Building Information Modelling systems is preferred but training will be given.
  • You will be expected to have a working knowledge of Statutory Regulations and Codes of Practice.
  • You will have a working knowledge of the CDM regulations and will be responsible for ensuring that designs are compliant. You will also be required to produce Designers Risk Assessments for projects.
  • A working knowledge of low energy technologies and requirements of Building Regulations.
  • You will be required to produce specifications for the works.
  • Undertake site surveys and compile reports as many projects will be integrated with existing buildings / infrastructure.
  • Assess existing utilities for capacity to extend.

Person Specification

  • A self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to lead by example, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Extensive knowledge of current markets conditions.
  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.
  • An aptitude to assimilate technical knowledge.
  • A strong work ethic with a desire to succeed.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum of HNC/HND in Electrical Building Services or equivalent vocational qualifications
  • Incorporated Membership of a relevant Institution (e.g. CIBSE)
  • Previous experience in a building services role in a design office environment or on site
  • Previous experience of Railway Infrastructure projects would be beneficial but not essential

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