Electrical Design Engineer

 At nmcn we’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our vision and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunity for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do, and work in partnership with our clients and customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

We provide a complete service offering to the sectors we work in from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation. Our 12 regional offices and workshops enable us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships. 

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

An opportunity has arisen for an Electrical Design Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design deliverables on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical schemes, predominately in the water industry and providing an overall design package to the Project Manager.

What you’ll be doing day to day

  • Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel. A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Working alongside the Design Manager/senior electrical designer and where applicable the Project Manager to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation. 
  • To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities.
  • To provide outline and detailed engineering from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel.
  • To closely coordinate design production between nmcn in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our clients designers.
  • To ensure all design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s.
  • Liaison with client’s engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved In accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract. 
  • Attend internal and external design reviews and where applicable progress meetings.

What we’re looking for in a candidate 

  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage
  • Experience with AMTECH
  • Be able to generate electrical installation packs including but not limited to cable calculations, cable block diagrams, termination details, cable schedules
  • Generate control philosophies, URS and FDS documents (where applicable) to client briefs and specifications
  • Use of proprietary software to generate lighting design
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution
  • Annual salary reviews

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