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Design Engineering Specialist (Electrical)

Job Title: Design Engineering Specialist (Electrical)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: PP/p/ees/JBM_1657273626
Contact Name: Jessie Marsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description

Exciting opportunity ****

Design Engineering Specialist (Electrical)




Competitive Package

The main purpose of the role is to support the technical authority lead for all matters relating to Electrical Design and Engineering. Key tasks of the role include documenting and issuing design guidelines, reviewing and auditing designs and build activity and communicating design guidelines to all organisation business and suppliers. The role will also require engagement with our customers and agreeing standards and solutions to drive efficiency and quality, whilst reducing overall costs.


  • To be support lead design authority for the field of electrical engineering
  • Ensures design standards and solutions are accordance with the appropriate BS EN standard or legislation and that suppliers are aware and uphold these standards.
  • Undertake site visits, investigate issues, audit Electrical test & Inspection work undertaken by suppliers, advise on resolutions.
  • Desktop reviews of Site Test Certification and report.
  • Attend suppliers to develop relationships, product development, training.
  • To review, approve/reject Electrical Design concessions
  • To support and contribute actively to health and safety, environmental, business continuity and information security arrangements that meets our obligations to our customers

Required Skillset

  • 2+ years as a Qualified Electrical Engineer - supported by educational background (HND, Degree, Masters etc.)
  • Proven background in electrical inspection and test - ideally have the 2391 City & Guilds certification
  • Knowledge/experience of designing electrical circuits
  • History of working in the telecoms industry would prove an advantage but is not a requirement - other industries to consider are; Rail, Utilities and maintenance organisations or consultancies
  • Confident in using MS Office and Excel as this person would act as technical author when it comes to specification and documentation work


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