• Intermediate / Senior Electrical Building Services Engineer Greater London
  • AtkinsRéalis in Greater London, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Job Description

AtkinsRéalis, a member of SNC-Lavalin is one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At AtkinsRéalis, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world's most challenging and exciting engineering projects across sectors including Aviation, Defence, Energy, Cities and Development, Education, Rail and Water.

AtkinsRéalis Building Design Practice are looking for an experienced, motivated Senior Electrical Design Engineer looking to develop their career in a positive environment and join our team where talent is encouraged and growth opportunities unrivalled. This role will be based in London Office but presents the opportunity to join a national delivery team... and work with designers all across the UK and internationally through our Global Technical Centre.

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. The Building Design practice work on projects across all of our focus markets, including Decarbonisation, Aviation, Cities & Development, Education, Energy and Transportation. This role will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Rail, Residential, Education, Commercial sectors would be a benefit.

The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design and management of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced design engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.

Our focus is on developing our staff to realise their full potential, with development plans geared to individual needs and abilities. This role will allow development of existing technical skills as well as providing potential to expand digital skills and project management.

Our Practice is committed to developing our ways of working using emerging Digital Technology and the global reach offered by an organisation of our size and reach. Our ideal individual will bring strong technical skills to the role, as well as an enquiring mind able to contribute to the growth of our digital practice, and the ability to lead and manage large and diverse delivery teams, locally and remotely.

• Focus and knowledge of Reducing Energy Consumption for all aspects of design, construction and life cycle to a minimum
• Experience with 'Net Zero' technologies with regards to delivery for retrofit and new build projects
• Design and specification of all Electrical Building Services systems.
• Carry out (& managing of others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools.
• Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.
• Specification and design of fixed and temporary low voltage electrical installations and experience with HV system installation an advantage
• Carrying out electrical power and lighting design calculations on fixed and temporary installations.
• Leading and managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.
• Preparing technical specifications using NBS.
• Working in partnership with AtkinsRéalis Global Technical Centre (GTC) to add value to building services projects where appropriate.
• Preparing drawings for drafting by the BIM team, a working understanding / use of Autodesk (& Revit).
• Representing AtkinsRéalis at meetings with clients and contractors.
• Site surveys, inspections, and monitor site works.
• Report & technical note writing.
• Liaise with architects and other designers in interpreting input information and applying it to generate a comprehensive mechanical design.
• Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
• Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.
• Managing own workload.
• Reviewing progress, inc. reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the line manager.
• Help & assist with technical development of junior staff.

• Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering or related subjects.
• Chartered Engineer with CIBSE/IET.
• Sufficient experience working on Building Services projects.
• Sufficient experience working in a design consultancy - some experience of working within a contractor environment is additionally welcome.
• Good level of computer literacy in Amtech, Dialux/Relux, NBS and Microsoft packages.
• Have a detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.
• Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, act on own initiative, and operate in a pro-active way.
• Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with client is essential.
• Due to the nature of projects, you must be eligible for security clearance and will be provided to undergo a security vetting process.
• Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time in order to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 'till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.



AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual's abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


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At AtkinsRéalis , we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences
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