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Lead Electrical Design Engineer (Energy)

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Leeds (Hybrid)

Salary: up to £65,000 circa p.a depending on experience. + company benefits

Due to continued growth and further contract wins, my client is currently recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis.

My client is an engineering consultancy business, utilising renewable technologies to help their clients achieve carbon reductions through efficient district heating systems.

The Role

Working on large-scale projects from concept through to completion, the Electrical Design Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Generate data, calculations and reports for various projects including heat pump systems as well as domestic and commercial heating systems.
  • Develop electrical schematics, layout drawings, and plans for both underground and overground cable routing.
  • Coordinate and communicate with Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) and Independent Distribution Network Operators (IDNOs).
  • Conducting site surveys and report findings to clients.
  • Undertake site and technology assessments.
  • Project management responsibilities.
  • Energy analysis and modelling.

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering.
  • Progressing towards becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) or Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) or similar is preferred.
  • Substantial experience of domestic or commercial heating systems. Experience of district heating or communal heating projects along with Solar PV/Battery storage and CHP/grid parallel connections would be beneficial, although not essential.
  • Experience of renewable/ low carbon technologies such as ground source heat pumps and air source heat pumps would be beneficial, although not essential.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of Revit would be beneficial.
  • Experience of energy/ engineering analysis or modelling.

This is a great opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer to join a growing business, with an excellent reputation in their field. As well as receiving a competitive salary, you will work on a range of projects, and will join a supportive Engineering team.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply today to be considered for the role.

Key words: Lead Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, M+E Engineer, Heating Systems, District Heating, Communal Heating, Retrofit Heating, Ground Source Heat Pumps, GSHP, Air Source Heat Pumps, ASHP, Low Carbon Technology, Renewables Design Engineer


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Leeds
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £60000 - £65000