Job Description

Job Title:  Electrical Associate
Directly reports to: Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: London

Position Summary:

Proficient and self-motivated engineer, with excellent communication and good time management skills, and a track record for consistent project delivery – with strong technical knowledge and competence discipline to ensure excellent service to clients within the boundaries of our professional and commercial capabilities. Works well with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Liaise with and provide project focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are most effectively fulfilled
  • Maximise staff effectiveness and improve efficiency by enhancing client relationships, improving internal systems and developing staff skills
  • Interlink and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project manage and actively undertake training and development of subordinate staff
  • Effectively distribute project workload and liaise with technical and other support staff to ensure acceptable product delivery
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures
  • Ensure documentation issued from Wallace Whittle in respect of a project has been processed in accordance with all relevant procedures
  • Manage multiple projects including organisation of trainee staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects and reporting on a monthly basis particular project fee input information
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the highest possible standards of design by maintaining a good working knowledge of proved building services systems and new developments in the Building Services Industry
  • Carry out the responsibilities of an Associate including: Preparation and/or development of client brief; development of project cost plans; assist where necessary in the estimation of project in-house resource requirement; assist in the development of project pre and post tender programmes; carry out surveys of existing facilities and prepare survey reports; prepare design calculations in accordance with all relevant standards and legislation adopting all necessary standard formats and procedures; prepare sketch design drawings in sufficient detail to enable draughtspersons to produce satisfactory detail drawings as required for tender, construction or other purposes; prepare particular project specifications and schedules adapting standard specification information where possible; prepare bills of quantities in accordance with current Standard Method of Measurement documents; assist client in the selection of appropriate methods of contracting works; technically vet tenders and provide advice to client on acceptance; carry out site supervision duties as necessary to ensure works are installed in accordance with contract documentation and good engineering practice; assist in the financial valuations; prepare feasibility studies and any specialist studies as required by the project brief; justify systems selection by means of investment appraisal techniques; if required by project brief; prepare presentation material and carry out presentations to client
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors
  • To manage the workload of junior staff resource ensuring all deadlines and project requirements are met
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation
  • To ensure contract compliance with the IMS, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers

Education and Experience:

  • BEng (Hons) degree in Building Services Engineering/Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer or work towards Chartered status in the near future
  • Relevant industry experience appropriate to Associate level
  • Competent in use of Autocad, design software and knowledge of Revit

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training


  • Customer care
  • Technically competent
  • Project management
  • Excellent communication skills within a team environment
  • Good numeracy, literacy and computing skills
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise at busy times
  • Ability to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
  • Ability to present and explain the thought process behind your own design work
  • Competent in the use of Autocad Software and knowledge of Revit Software
  • Competent in the use of Word and Excel
  • Ambitious self-motivated individual with good team ethic, looking to excel and aspire
  • AMTECH / HEVACOMP/Mepworx proficient
  • DIALUX / RELUX proficient
  • Online collaboration tool knowledge
  • Works well with minimal supervision


  • Understanding of mechanical building services, energy and thermal modelling

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