Electrical Design Engineer

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Electrical Design Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Electrical Design Engineer to join our team.


  • Ensuring designs are in line with client requirements;
  • Design of electrical networks and infrastructure;
  • Be operationally focused at all times;
  • Creation of reports and documentation;
  • PLC Knowledge including Siemens &/Or Allen Bradley;
  • Be proficient in the use of AutoCAD LT 2014 (or later), Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Participate in CERT and HAZMAT training and teams as required;
  • Mainly office based, however you would be expected to complete site visits & commissioning of the equipment when required;
  • End-to-end development and delivery of electrical designs;
  • Discuss and solve complex problems with clients, design team, suppliers and sub-contractors;
  • Maintain and promote the implementation of professional standards;
  • Work collaboratively and utilize EHS staff as a resource for strategic and tactical implementation of EHS processes and procedures;
  • Liaison with clients, design team, suppliers and contractors;
  • Develop, test and evaluate the performance of systems;
  • Design and implement systems to improve efficiency and sustainability.


  • Able to use Amtech, AutoCAD and Dialux;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work both as part of a team as well as independently under your own initiative;
  • Knowledge of panel wiring & site installations;
  • Electrical Engineer Qualification (BEng, HNC/HND etc);
  • Knowledge of existing standards and ability to develop requirements for new building service projects;
  • (BOM) Bills of materials;
  • Able to rise to a challenge;
  • Design to cost targets – essential;
  • Trained in using performance safety levels and the use of Sistema;
  • Forward thinking and able to anticipate problems;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Amtech, Relux & Dialux (Revit Advantageous);
  • Conversant with Electrical Services, Building Management Systems, HVAC Control Systems, UPS, Power Distribution;
  • Good problem solving and diagnostic skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines;
  • A degree or HNC in building services or electrical engineering.