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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • Salary: €70000 - €80000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Data Centres
  • Function: Electrical Design Engineer
  • Contact: Cameron Hirst
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 28581/001_1622119641

Electrical Design Engineer

Data Centre Sector

Dublin - Republic of Ireland

Permanent Position

€70,000 - €80,000 DOE

Currently recruiting on behalf of an industry leading Main Contractor for an Electrical Design Engineer. You will be working on the next phase of a Hyperscale Data Centre Project on the outskirts of Dublin.

The Role

  • Lead projects from concept stage to completion

  • Liaise with clients, architects and project managers

  • Lead the Electrical Services design for a range of projects

  • Design and specification of electrical services for various types of buildings and sectors

  • Production of detailed Schematics

  • Develop the electrical design standards within the organisation

  • Mentoring of junior engineering staff

  • Provide fully detailed tender packages and monitor installation/quality on site until project completion

  • Tender report / analysis / recommendations

  • Develop project scope with design team / client

  • Produce budgets and reports for clients

  • Preparation of design drawings covering all aspects of High & Low voltage equipment.

  • Liaise and co-ordinate with members of the design team, contractors and in-house project team on technical and commercial issues.

  • Creation of installed drawings and O&M manuals.

  • Attend technical meetings with members of the design team, contractors, and in-house project team.

  • Assist with the preparation of technical documentation for issue of tenders and construction.

  • Prepare tender, construction and as-built design drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Prepare project programs using MS project.

  • Prepare wiring schematics for electrical services such as fire alarm, nurse call, intruder alarm, door access, emergency lighting.

  • Carry out lighting design calculations.

  • Carry out cable sizing and cable containment sizing calculations.

  • Ensuring all latest building and electrical design standards and regulations are adhered to.

The Person

  • Possess a 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering

  • You must have LV/MV design experience specific to Data Centre environments ideally

  • 8+ years' experience in the construction industry of which 5+ years will have ideally been spent in a Design role

  • Experience managing and mentoring a team of engineers

  • Experience coordinating/interfacing with other disciplines within the organisation

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Autocad, Dialux, Amtech, REVIT an advantage

  • Specification and design of Electrical Building Services systems for the Data Centre

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Position requires thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering techniques

  • Deep knowledge of ETCI, CIBSE, IEC, BS, IS and EN Standards

  • Experience in working as part of a team

  • Very good proactive communicator

  • The role will be primarily office based but will involve some site attendances

  • Be capable of taking the lead on projects with minimal input from management team