Job Title: Principal Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: London
Location: Battersea, SW11
Salary: to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Ref: 6423

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity for a Building Services Principal Electrical Engineer with a leading International multi-disciplinary design consultancy in Central London.  They are one of the UKs Top Employers for 5 years in a row according to Top Employer Institute.  Their multi-disciplined team includes MEP (30 strong), Environmental Design & Sustainability, VT, and Architectural Design Lighting.  They are involved in high profile and prestigious projects all over the world across a variety of sectors so the role may involve some travel.


  • Full time role reporting to the team leader / partner.
  • Undertake and deliver high quality detailed engineering design for electrical building services and power distribution systems, including calculations, analysis, schematics, drawings, diagrams, models, specifications, and other documents required.
  • Apply relevant legislation, standards, regulations, guides and good practise for UK and International projects.
  • Take responsibility for specific areas of the design and project development. Lead electrical engineering design for small and medium sized projects.
  • Seek, complete and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) in accordance with the requirements of the relevant professional Institution.
  • Represent the company in professional and diligent manner at all times, attend meetings with client, project team, contractors etc.
  • Communicate design concepts and detailed solutions to a varied audience including engineers, architects, contractors and client representatives both in report form and verbally in presentations.
  • Manage multiple projects, delegate work and supervise junior engineers in the team.
  • Act as a mentor for the practice Graduate Training Scheme.



  • Electrical engineering, Building Services/Engineering related degree or related experience with electrical bias.
  • Fluent English (Spoken and Written).
  • Qualified as a Chartered Engineer or in final stage of registering (or validated Overseas equivalent).
  • Solid technical understanding of own core engineering discipline and the role of the electrical engineer within the design team.
  • Broad understanding of other engineering disciplines engaged in the design of the built environment.
  • Good understanding of UK Building Regulations and industry standard design reference material.
  • Ability to use initiative in response to demands of project.
  • Able to present, negotiate and communicate well in graphical, written or verbal forms including ability to listen and to understand others.
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions.
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and a proven commitment to independent, lifelong learning.
  • Self-organized and motivated.
  • Developed problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to use general and engineering and construction specific software for design and analysis including BIM, electrical engineering, lighting design eg. Autodesk Revit, Trimble ProDesign, Dialux.


  • International project experience.
  • Familiar with LEED, WELL environmental assessment methods.
  • Second language.
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