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Electrical Design Engineer


London, City of London - Greater London



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Job Description

Are you an experienced Electrical Design Engineer looking to progress your career with a reputable M&E contractor on prestigious landmark schemes in London?


We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our well-established team working on various projects. Working alongside our successful teams here, ARK M&E will give you the opportunity to gain experience as well as new skills to help you progress further and develop within the company & industry overall.


Whilst pushing you to perform your best, we offer great guidance & support to improve your career path with fantastic facilities such as a dedicated training & development department & various training courses.


As a thriving, leading contractor we are continuing to expand across London, Manchester and the Midlands with numerous exciting projects pursuing into 2020.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Defining the installation requirements of electrical systems and components
  • Responsible for undertaking electrical services design including lighting, small power, fire alarms, CCTV and security system
  • Preparation and configuration of standard and custom wiring drawings
  • Performing electrical load analysis
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element
  • Supporting Mechanical Design Engineers within the group with guidance on electrical issues
  • Supporting problem solving during manufacturing build process and through aftermarket queries
  • HV/ LV designing
  • Producing lighting and cable calculations using Amtech and Dialux
  • Coordinate with the 2D and 3D CAD and Revit MEP teams to create models
  • Perform the role of Electrical Design Lead at internal and external design review meetings.
  • Supervising and mentoring an electrical design team to ensure the quality of the design output and achievement of deadlines throughout the project.
  • Evaluating technical requirements and providing viable solutions


  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge/qualifications in Mechanical Building Services Engineering design
  • Autodesk CAD and Microsoft Office packages
  • Experience of site works including mechanical condition surveys and snagging/inspection during construction works, experience of commissioning witnessing
  • Experience in specification writing (NBS or NES type) would be beneficial
  • Experience in thermal modelling/EPC assessment would be beneficial
  • Experience of sustainable design solutions
  • Knowledge and application of Building Regulations (Part L, Part F etc.) and appropriate British Standards (heating, natural gas, pipework systems etc.)
  • Knowledge of RIBA Plan of Work/BSRIA Building Services Design Framework process
  • Ability to manage workload of multiple projects and prioritise workload
  • Working as part of a team or autonomously
  • Writing and verbal communications
  • Analysing and problem solving
  • Membership of professional engineering institution (CIBSE/IMechE/IET) – preferred but not essential. We will support candidates looking to progress to CEng/IEng or EngTech level

Benefits of working for the JRL Group:

  • Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company
  • Pension Scheme
  • Possible career growth for the right candidate
  • An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects
  • A stimulating & dynamic environment
  • Dedicated Training & Development Department
  • Team bonding events
  • Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office
  • In-house barista
  • Contemporary Lounge & Canteen area
  • We endeavour to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute
  • Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner