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3 months ago
RPS plc
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Role: Electrical Engineer

Location: Manchester

Type: Full Time, Permanent

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 consultants and service providers. Located in 125 countries across all six continents, RPS define, design and manage projects that create shared value for a complex, urbanising and resource scarce world.

As our business grows and continues to develop, we are looking to reinforce our Building Services team with the appointment of an experienced Electrical Engineer. You will be looking to develop and progress in an environment where your efforts and talent are recognised. This is an exciting time for us, and we can offer the right individual the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with Blue-Chip Developers through a friendly and vibrant team.

Duties / Responsibilities:

- Carrying out detailed Electrical Building Services Design Engineering on new build and refurbishment construction projects.
- Assist senior staff in feasibility studies, concept and scheme design stages
- Attend design team meetings alongside other staff members.
- Inspect and report on electrical building services systems.
- Work will typically be undertaken in conjunction with an Electrical Associate assisting in the survey, design, specification and contract administration process of the projects.
- The aim is to increase the design, construction and practical knowledge of the individual to achieve Senior Engineer status. The work would be a mixture of survey, design work, office based project administration and site attendances.
- Utilise Building Services software for calculations.
- Undertake Electrical design work consisting of surveys, design, drawings and specifications for projects. Work in conjunction with other design team members as required as part of an overall project team. Ensure the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements
- Produce marked up drawings for CAD by others or direct CAD design drawings for issue.
- Select and specify products, equipment and installation standards relating to Electrical services suitable for the costing and installation by Contractors.
- Attend project design meetings, technical meetings, value engineering workshops, and risk workshops as required by the project in conjunction with more senior staff.
- Attend site as part of the construction phase activities of projects and participate in site meetings. Assist in the preparation of snagging lists, valuations (if required) and end of defects inspections as required.
- Undertake surveys and reports for the company in conjunction with more senior staff including Feasibility studies, and Condition Surveys and generate reports meeting the company report format.


- Qualifications commensurate with the Underpinning and Knowledge Requirements for Incorporated Engineer aligned to either IET or CIBSE requirements.
- Or on a path to or desire to gain that level of understanding.

Essential Skills:

- Ability to design principle electrical systems taken from a concept level of design through to detailed design (BSRIA BG6 Stage 4A) including:
o Low voltage electrical distribution from incoming supply through to final circuit to BS7671.
o Internal, external and emergency lighting to CIBSE Lighting guides.
o Small power and fixed power.
o Power supplies for mechanical and fixed power supplies.
o Fire Alarm and detection.
o ICT structured cabling
o Cable containment related to the above systems.

- Use of Amtech.
- Ability to view and interpret drawings in AutoCAD.
- Understanding of Building Regulations Part L compliance associated with the systems above.
- Use of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

Desirable Skills:

The following will be part of the candidate's development and on the project training will be provided if these competencies need developing:
- Ability to design principle electrical systems taken from a concept level of design through to detailed design (BSRIA BG6 Stage 4A) including:
o Security systems of CCTV, intruder alarm and access control.
o Knowledge of the wiring requirements of BS 7671 Section 710 medical locations.
o Nurse Call system design
- Ability to view and interpret drawings in Revit

About RPS:

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.
With expertise across a broad range of project types and scales - from individual buildings to entire precincts and cities - we guide projects as they move from initiation and scoping, to design and delivery.
RPS' building services engineers have been contributing to the design of high-profile projects for over 15 years. RPS has 7 Building Services offices across the UK, covering Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Milton Keynes, London, Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester. These offices host a breadth and depth of talent through over 70 Building Services Consultants and a wealth of experience.

What we offer you:

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: Excellent holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

Please forward your application or contact paul.gilliver@rpsgroup.com for further information
RPS is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Applications received through Recruitment Agencies will not be considered.

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