Electrical Design Engineer

July 25, 2024

Job Description

Electrical Design Engineer – 40 to 50K

Due to growth, I have an opportunity for a client facing Electrical Design Engineer to join the Edinburgh office; of this engineering consultancy. With an impressive history dating back over 50 years; and multiple awards from CIBSE, RICS, the AJ and the Civic Trust; this is a company you’ll be proud to work at.

Led by a strong senior leadership team, this consultancy has a clear vison and purpose. To provide a nurturing, and enjoyable working atmosphere for all individuals and continue to set new standards regarding low carbon building design and operation.

As an Electrical (Building Services) Design Engineer you’ll be joining a team of experienced, supportive, and friendly MEP Engineers. You’ll be involved in projects across their full lifecycle, from feasibility, concept, detail design, commissioning and even post occupancy evaluations to see how the buildings perform in use.

You’ll work on a blend of both existing and new build projects including cathedrals, museums, schools, commercial offices, hotels, defence, and stadiums.

You’ll benefit from working in an open plan environment and to collaborate with the inhouse Structural, Civil and Environmental Engineers. You’ll have Direct access and support available from the Directors and Partners; something that just isn’t available within a small, or large consultancy.

In addition to the usual responsibilities of an Electrical Building Services Design Engineer (ie concept and detailed design, producing calculations, reports, preparing tender documents, attending DTM’s and client meetings, checking the work of junior engineers) you’ll also be encouraged to develop a better understanding of sustainable design and BIM.

In addition to a salary in the region of 40 – 50K, (depending on your experience and abilities) you’ll also receive 26 days paid leave ( option to buy an extra week), 5% pension, life insurance, enhanced paternity and maternity pay, cycle to work scheme, Payment of 1 x Professional Membership, option of an Electric vehicle and hybrid working.


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Good skills with Amtech / Trimble Pro Design, Dialux and Revit.
  • Confident in a client-facing role
  • Able to work independently when required, to drive projects forward.