Senior Electrical Engineer

The Senior Electrical Engineer applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to electrical system designs. Designs, develops, and tests electrical equipment, components, or systems. Being a Senior Electrical Engineer requires a bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering. Contributes to research efforts to develop a solution or a new product. In addition, Senior Electrical Engineer typically reports to supervisor or manager. Being a Senior Electrical Engineer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Electrical Engineer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

Senior Electrical Engineer Job Description Template

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


  • Some direct work with the client from concept/feasibility stage;
  • Ensuring Performance Standards and statutory legislation are adhered to during design/engineering;
  • Electrical Designs on several projects across different sectors;
  • Cable calculations, Lighting calculations and power distribution;
  • Support Electrical Maintenance Strategy, ensuring appropriate integrity management of electrical equipment;
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of electrical regulations and practices;
  • Liaise with Electrical Technical Authority with external bodies such as IVB and internally ensuring correct design of installation;
  • Understand and manage onshore and offshore electrical modifications/projects, both green and brownfield, ensuring effective and safe execution of work;
  • Ensure a high standard of installation methods, through from construction to commissioning;
  • Conduct initial and detailed designs on major large-scale projects.


  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time;
  • Degree or relevant equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Building Services;
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Degree or HNC qualified in building services or electrical engineering;
  • Appreciation of the implications of works on the environment and knowledge of sustainable solutions;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Degree or Masters in Electrical Engineering;
  • Chartered (preferred but not essential);
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or other relevant subject;
  • Appreciation of other disciplines;
  • Knowledge of job costing;
  • Experience in the delivery of water designs and specifications on water related projects for Water Companies, Contractors and industry;
  • Chartership with a suitable professional body;
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical design for the water industry;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a small team and work with Clients.