Senior/ Principal Electrical Engineer

About £50,000 - £65,000 a year

AECOM is currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to be based in Belfast. you will be involved all aspects of building consultancy environmental engineering including sketches, design, specifications and drawing production for all project sectors.

Your role will involve ensuring the completion of projects by actively driving operations, acting as a key point of contact and information, developing designs and working through calculations.

You will also be responsible for improving our quality control and standards, working within a team and by helping to business develop though exceptional delivery and a positive approach when speaking with clients.

About us:
AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places Infrastructure offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging projects by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

Our Building & Places division provides a multidisciplinary offering consisting of a variety of consultancy services ranging from Civil, Structural, MEP and Environmental Engineering, Cost & Project Management and Quantity Surveying.

Our industry leading and award-winning team consists of over 400 people nationwide. The mechanical and electrical engineers work on projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and infrastructure projects.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting house, The Titanic building in Belfast, Claridge’s Hotel London and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

Job Duties:
+ Contribute to project operations:
+ Undertake the control of all production aspects of the projects in the office.

+ To act as discipline team leader for projects, from feasibility through to operational phase for Building Services Projects.

+ To manage the design and construction stage activities with both external and internal teams.

+ Act as a key internal and external point of contact:
+ Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

+ Ensure the design team is kept fully informed of all technical and other information necessary for the duration of the project.

+ Represent AECOM at Client, Design Team and Progress meetings throughout the design and construction phases of projects.

+ To act as the main point of contact with design teams.

+ Design and Calculations:
+ Produce all design information.

+ Ensure that all calculations are prepared and signed off in accordance with the requirements of the IMS, relevant Standards and Codes of Practice.

+ To prepare and present drawings, designs, reports and specifications.

+ Be competent to deliver, review & approve mechanical engineering calculations (IES/ Hevacomp/Amtech etc).

+ To support our 3D and BIM capabilities.

+ Quality control

+ Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Regulatory obligations, make submissions to the Statutory Authorities and obtain approvals as necessary.

+ Contribute to the update of AECOM standards.

+ To maintain and enhance expertise within the team and as an individual.

+ Team management:
+ To act as a mentor to junior staff, promoting CPD activities.

+ Business Develop:
+ To manage & build client and architect relationships with the aim to get repeat work

Minimum Requirements

+ Experience within Education (Primary, Secondary & Universities), Leisure, Healthcare (Hospitals, Clinics & Labs) projects is preferred but other experience will be considered if you are looking to gain more knowledge in these areas.

+ Relevant experience in Electrical Engineering design, including areas such as specification writing, calculations, and developing designs from first principles including electrical system distribution, control systems, BS9999 Life Safety systems, energy calculations and be conversant with codes and practices.

+ HNC/HND or Degree educated in building services, mechanical engineering, or similar / related discipline. (Experience rather than education route will be considered)

+ Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

+ Excellent technical understanding of electrical building services for the different sectors along with a good overview of the other disciplines in building services

+ An experienced Electrical Engineer or Building Services Engineer presently holding either an engineer level or senior position

+ Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

+ Proficient in Autocad, IES/Hevacomp

+ Experience of providing energy assessments and energy audits

+ Experience in completing BREEAM assessments.

Preferred Qualifications

+ BREEAM/LEED qualified

+ CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessor

+ Qualified to produce SAPs, EPCs or DECs

+ Chartered Engineer

+ Understanding of Revit

+ UK driving license

+ A clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

+ Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to

Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.