Job Description

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Directly reports to: Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Aberdeen

Position Summary:

Technically competent engineer, with excellent communication and time management skills and a track record for consistent project delivery, with strong technical knowledge.  Good team ethic approach and the ability to financially control and project manage.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Preparation and/or development of client brief
  • Development of project cost plans
  • Assist where necessary in the estimation of project in-house resource requirements
  • 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 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 clients in the selection of appropriate methods of contracting works
  • Technically vet tenders and provide advice to clients 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 control of contracts including the preparation of interim and final project 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 the project brief, prepare presentation material and carry out presentations to client
  • Liaise with other design team members, internal and external, and represent the business at meetings
  • Liaise with and provide focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are more effectively fulfilled
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project management and actively undertake training of subordinate staff
  • Regularly review personal programme workload; develop and frequently review priority lists of programmed tasks
  • Check adequacy and accuracy of information and documentation produced by others
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures
  • 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
  • Manage projects including organisation of subordinate staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements
  • 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 proven building services systems and new developments in the Building Services Industry
  • Undertake project risk assessments to ensure safe installation and operation and comply with CDM legislation
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably BEng (Hons) degree in Building Services Engineering/Electrical Engineering.
  • Chartered or working towards Chartership with IET/CIBSE
  • Competent in Autocad and knowledge of Revit
  • Relevant industry experience appropriate to Senior Engineer level

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training


  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills within a team environment
  • 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


  • Knowledge of energy and thermal modelling software such as IES

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