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Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Car Allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Reuben Raynes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Duration: Perm
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Expiry Date: 13 October 2022
  • Job Ref: 398522RRA

Are you an ambitious Electrical Engineer looking to make the move to one of the biggest technical solutions providers in Europe?

Would you like unrivalled personal development support and clear-cut career progression?

Our client Spie UK are looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their rapidly growing team in Filton, Bristol.  You would be responsible for management of designers, sub-contractors, suppliers, supervisors, and engineering support staff to ensure successful delivery of electrical and multi-discipline projects from tender stage through to handover with emphasis on technical, health & safety, programming, procurement, commercial and quality systems. You would be accountable to the Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor.


  • Interpret contract drawings and specifications (including architectural and structural)
  • Identify changes in relation to the contract.
  • Maximise ‘upward’ change.
  • Minimise ‘downward’ change.
  • Manage and monitor costs and second take off if necessary.
  • Carry out value engineering.
  • Produce technical submissions.
  • Carry out bid analysis and vetting of quotations/proposals.
  • Procure plant items and sub-contractor packages (engineering, commercial, planning & safety)
  • Manage draughting resources to produce detailed installation drawings.
  • Understand methods of build such as structure, externals, partitions, raised floors and ceilings.
  • Have a basic understanding of mechanical systems.
  • Have planning skills to understand overall sequence, identify key dates and monitor progress.
  • Produce inspection and test plans
  • Manage testing, commissioning and demonstration phase including training.
  • Work with client’s other supply chains involved with projects and who have their own procedures.

Essential Requirements:

  • BS7671 18th Edition wiring regulations.
  • Initial and Periodic Electrical Inspection and Testing C&G 2971
  • JCT D&B and NEC Contract Awareness.
  • Excellent communication skills and visibility with site operations to identify issues and problem solve.
  • Be aware of health and safety requirements and the continual assessment/control of risk.
  • Trimble design software for cable sizing models, distribution boards schedules & protection studies.
  • MPP for programming and programme management including procurement and progress reporting.
  • Understand a project commissioning plan and comply with all aspects.
  • Produce builderswork details in sketch format including duct and conduit setting out.
  • Produce schematics in Autocad and match to cable sizing and distribution boards.
  • Review, write and approve electrical test certification (NICEIC QS role).

Please contact Reuben on 0113 242 0303 or