Electrical Engineer

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Company
Closing date
22/09/2017
Service line
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering - Buildings & Built Environment
Location
Birmingham
Remaining vacancies/positions
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About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to be based in our Birmingham Office.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Electrical Engineer preferably with Chartered Engineer status through either the IET or CIBSE or be actively working towards Membership Status. The position is predominantly Birmingham based although travel to projects through the UK and to BWB’s network of offices will form a normal part of the role.

The successful applicant will lead the electrical design on several small projects and/or support the design on several larger projects to our client’s specification where possible using your own knowledge and ability and seeking mentoring and quality assurance input where necessary.

Although the successful candidates expertise will be in electrical building services engineering design they will also be required to take an interest, understand deliverables and issues regarding the mechanical building engineering systems including co-ordination between engineering systems to a point where they are comfortable and competent to report on these elements both internally and to external client and project teams.

In addition, you will attend and where appropriate lead internal meetings; interface with sales representatives; attend external meetings with clients and project teams in support of senior staff and undertake building services condition surveys. Responsibilities will include the ability to project manage their activities to ensure deliverables are prepared and submitted to match the Clients brief; to the correct quality and delivered on time.

 

About the team

We are in the middle of very exciting times for our mechanical and electrical building engineering services discipline and indeed for BWB as a whole. Consequently we are looking to grow this dynamic and integral team to include increased expertise within our building physics capability. We currently provide a comprehensive design and advisory service focused on areas such as:

  • Pre-planning concept to detailed working design of all mechanical and electrical building engineering services for end users, developers and contractors.
  • Expertise in delivery of projects in a BIM environment embedding production of both calculations and drawings into a common model.
  • Holistic whole life asset cycle consultation services from pre-acquisition surveys, building design and post-occupancy energy compliance for leading portfolio asset management funds.
 

About you

The individual shall possess a ‘hands-on’ approach and capability to electrical building services design and support the progression of such design in a BIM compliant manner predominantly using Revit and Amtech software.

You will also demonstrate a positive attitude to promoting innovation both in design solutions and approach to design including software and participate in CIBSE and IET regional events including attending regular seminars which are normally undertaken outside of office hours.

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas:

We are looking for an ambitious, conscientious person who wants to be part of a vibrant team and is willing to learn. You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:

  • Proven ability to work sociably as a team player in an often busy environment
  • Technical design background in electrical building services engineering
  • Desire to be actively involved in growth and development of the M&E service line throughout the business and have aspirations to progress their career
  • Strong IT skills in the use of BIM focussed design software, Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD combined with a practical approach. You will also be able to demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment whilst also having personal initiative
  • Be presentable and able to convey a professional image at client, project and internal team meetings and whilst surveying buildings
  • Hold a full UK driving license

 

Why choose BWB?

It’s quite simple really. We invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities, that’s why!

It’s not just us who say that either. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Gold standard
  • Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for at position 59
  • ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
  • ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
  • Top 30 ranking in the country by New Civil Engineer
  • Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA
  • People Development Award - December 2015 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

These accolades show that we’re a dynamic, successful and growing business that helps all our employees achieve their full potential.

Take a look at www.bwbconsulting.com where you can see a selection of the type of projects we work on, and there are some videos too which give an insight to what it’s like to work with us.

 

What we can offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project design experience
  • 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Free Tastecard offering 50% off dining at over 6,500 restaurants nationwide

Sunday Times best 100 companies to work for - 2017 Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.


We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages http://www.bwbconsulting.com/discoveracareer


You can keep up to date with BWB by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter: @BWBCareers and https://www.linkedin.com/company/429163

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