Electrical Engineer
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£40k - £60k

Electrical Engineer

Ref: 661| Posted: 17th Jun 2024

 Electrical Engineer – Water Non-Infrastructure Projects – Thames Valley /  Berkshire

Opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 building & civil engineering main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book working on a long term water framework.

Ideal opportunity for long term local work on Thames Valley projects. 


Seeking an Electrical Engineer to work on their clients (Thames Water) projects in the Thames Valley region. 

These are exciting times for the Company which has embarked upon a Creating Sustainable Value change programme building on already strong foundations to create a modern and successful business. The programme includes adding environmental and social value, being more effective and creative by being more inclusive and diverse and streamlining our businesses to cut waste.


As Electrical Engineer your duties will include:

  • Overall responsibility for working with the designer (WSP) and suppliers to successfully deliver all electrical requirements across a project portfolio.  
  • Work with commercial team to procure all off and on site manufactured electrical requirements. 
  • Closely monitor the progress of off and onsite activities to ensure delivery against agreed programmes and budgets.  
  • Contribute to a positive team culture and environment on your projects to support improved wellbeing and performance. 
  • Responsible for undertaking factory inspections and quality audits and ensuring the highest level of quality and customer satisfaction for all electrical installations.  
  • Ensure that all electrical equipment and components are installed in compliance with BS7671.  
  • Carry out NICEIC Qualified Supervisor duties.



To be considered for this Electrical Engineer role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Display a high degree of technical knowledge and have relevant electrical project engineering experience within a manufacturing or construction organisation.  
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of control panel design, cable sizing/calculations and instrumentation. ICA skills are desirable.  
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills who can multi-task and consistently meet challenging deadlines.  
  • Commercially astute. 
  • Experience of both pre-production and production electrical project engineering desirable.  
  • Has an appreciation of MMC, Lean Construction, Agile Programme Management, Production Thinking and other techniques that assure programme, cost and quality performance.  
  • Programme focused with an ability to plan and organise resources both off and on site to deliver on time and in full.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a range of people. Produce electrical test documentation and sign off completion certificates in accordance with BS7671.  
  • BIM/digital experience is essential.  
  • Minimum HNC qualified in an electrical engineering subject desirable. 
  • IT literacy essential.  
  • Professional qualification is desirable.
  • EUSR water Hygiene Card is desirable
  • SMSTS and CSCS/ECS card is desirable   



The successful Electrical Engineer will receive:

-Competitive Basic 
-Car  Allowance 
-Pension (Matched up to 8%)

-26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday)

-Private medical  

-Life Assurance 

-2 days volunteering opportunities

-Flexible Benefits scheme  

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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