Junior Electrical Technician Design Engineer

Octopus Re-Engineering Limited
£20000 - £28000
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Electrical Technician Engineer will assist the Senior Engineers in their design and project work. The Electrical Technician Engineer will develop and learn with the long term goal to run small projects with the assistance of the Senior Engineers.

The Electrical Technician will be responsible for the design of electrical solutions including: Low Voltage Distribution, Small Power, Communications, Lighting, Fire Alarm Systems, Intruder Alarms, Access Control and Lighting Protection.

Main Responsibilities / Duties:

Client/Sub-Contractor & Site Management

- Promote the companies 'can do' attitude
- Assist in problem solving process.
- Communicate with clients, providing technical information as required, with the support from the Senior Engineers.
- Interpreting project requirements from drawings and brief.
- Attend design team meetings and project meetings on behalf of the company with the Senior Engineer and respond to any changes in a timely fashion.


- Shadow more senior engineers to enhance your knowledge and technical ability.
- Attend CPD sessions to broaden your ability.
- Demonstrate an interest in financial matters, costing of jobs and time versus project.


- Assist with preparation of reports, specifications, equipment schedule and drawings
- Assist with preparation of stage reports and outline designs.
- Assist and produce CAD drawings - fully ensuring these comply with the companies standards.
- Assist with the production of scheme design drawings for CAD.
- Produce design calculations, analysis manually and with the aid of software packages.
- Produce design sketches.
- Adopt a flexible attitude to projects and design.

Technical Ability

- Awareness of Building Regulations, CIBSE, British Standards, BSRIA, and all other design guides associated with the building services industry.
- IT literate - ability to use technical packages i.e. CAD, Dialux/Relux and Amtech.
- CSCS Registration.

Personal Specification:

- Relevant Qualifications i.e. ONC/HNC/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering.
- Ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, with employees and clients.
- Confident approach and positive attitude with willingness to learn and develop.

Work Environment:

- This position is office based - but does require flexibility to travel i.e. to client meetings and the company's other offices.