Job Description

Electrical Engineer - Slough

Ref No: nw.eleceng.mer.slo

Berkshire, UK

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum



Our client builds and manages complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Their solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities, and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things.  They deliver their clients’ visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS).  


Responsibilities of the role:

  • Management of the Electrical Systems under your control.
  • To support the engineering requirements through managing & liaising with Key Project Stakeholders (Client design team, Main contractor, Suppliers, Sub-contractors, etc).
  • Familiarisation of Design/IFC specifications and drawings to fully understand the scope of the Project works. Overseeing the Co-ordination process to transform design information into full installation drawings by BIM personnel ensuring spec compliance and as per schedule priority. This will require generation/management of Requests for Information (RFI), Technical Queries etc.
  • Management of Site Safety in conjunction with the Project Manager and the Safety Advisor. This will include the setup, management of and closing out of the safety file as part of the Management team.
  • Management of Site QA in conjunction with the QA Manager including set up, management and close out of file
  • Management of Project Schedule in conjunction with the Project Manager, consulting Engineer and Client requirements and ensuring Engineering activities do not impact on same (e.g. Procurement, etc).
  • Management of all aspects associated with your package including:


- Electrical Team

- Sub-contractors

- Material deliveries and goods receipting.

- Plant and Equipment

- Variations

- Valuations


  • Management of all day-to-day site operations.
  • Ensure Company Policies and procedures are followed closely.
  • Management of sub-contractor activities including tracking progress against schedule and staffing levels. Ensuring adequate information flow to ensure works progress and Weekly Meeting logged.
  • Ensure Works are installed in accordance with Project specifications and to the Project QA plan (for e.g. pre-agreed benchmarking).
  • Assisting the Installation Package team to manage the quality needs for the project on site, providing guid-ance to ensure we are compliant to all relevant standards/codes and specifications associated. This will in-clude all site activities associated with validation and handover to the client. Manage the Construction Work Packs process from development, implementation and handover. This will involve activities onsite to support our construction management team.
  • Ensure Works are installed in accordance with Project specifications and to the Project QA plan (for e.g. pre-agreed benchmarking).
  • Management of the company’s “In Progress” snagging system ensuring that the supervisors return weekly punch lists where applicable. Ensure all snags are distributed to all Sub-contractors
  • Issue direct labour hours and sub-contractor hours to time administrator for tracking centrally.
  • Attendance at Site Meetings, Internal Project Reviews, Engineering Reviews, Planning and Co-ordination Meetings and Handover Meetings
  • Close out of all project deliverables including Final Account, O & M Manuals, Punch List, Safety File, QA File, Material and Plant re-locations, Project Plan – all with the support of the site project manager and your project team.
  • Issue weekly cost reports. This will include all orders placed, materials expected, and labour levels.
  • Information reporting will be an essential activity to ensure activity targets/deadlines are met to support the project team. There will be an Engineering Task Log generated and managed by the Engineering Lead
  • Issue internal weekly progress report rolled up from project supervisors report. This will highlight progress percentage complete based on WBS codes and any concerns. It should also highlight any risk elements within the control of the company, eg: late deliveries.
  • Issue external weekly progress report, to the project manager, highlighting areas not available, delays, short-age of design, third party hold ups and percentage complete.
  • Management and undertaking of the technical submittal, approvals.
  • Schedule material deliveries to correspond with the project schedule. Track deliveries. Management of the material procurement utilising Engineering Materials Report (EMR) by producing material take offs identify-ing the lead in periods and field need rates.
  • Maintain a weekly project photographic diary.
  • Preparing Sub-contract and Supplier Tender Packages in conjunction with Project QS.
  • Assessment of Sub-contract and Supplier Tender returns for technical compliance with design intent speci-fications.
  • Evaluate and promote the use of new engineering practices and processes to enhance delivery time of the project.
  • Manage BIM priorities i.e. support team to develop modular concepts, Typical fabrication details and Iso-metrics generation and to release for construction. Validation of materials/assets within the model are also to be verified for construction. Change management is a critical process to be understood and controlled.
  • You will be responsible to support and coach all junior engineers assigned to the project team their devel-opment is crucial to our organisation and industry.
  • All other duties associated with the role.


Your Qualifications and Key Criteria:


  • 5+ years’ experience working with a recognised Mechanical/Electrical contractor
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficient in use of systems software related to Engineering functions
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Familiar with Project /Primavera planning software and CAD/BIM process
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise


Desirable Skills:


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge of modularisation (Off-Site fabrication)


To Apply:

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