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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Salary: €80000 - €90000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Data Centres
  • Function: Electrical Design Engineer
  • Contact: Cameron Hirst
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2022
  • Job Ref: 28754/001_1641408790

Electrical Design Engineer

Main Contractor

Data Centre Projects

South Dublin, Ireland

€80,000 - €90,000

Benefits Package

I am currently partnered with a leading Mission Critical Contractor to assist them in their search for a Mid-Senior level Electrical Design Engineer.

This is a business critical role for my Client and as such you will be working from their head office in South Dublin whilst overseeing multi-million pound Data Centre Projects in Mainland Europe. From time to time you will be required to travel to various sites in Europe but they can be flexible as to when this occurs.

If you come from an Electrical Design background and have worked for Main Contractors / Consultancies / Subcontractors then I would love to hear from you.

Role Responsibilities

  • To support the engineering requirements through managing & liaising with Key Project Stakeholders (Client design team, Main contractor, Suppliers, Sub-contractors, etc)

  • Information reporting will be an essential activity to ensure activity targets/deadlines are met to support the project team. There will be an Engineering Task Log generated and managed by the Engineering Lead

  • Familiarisation of Design/IFC specifications and drawings to fully understand the scope of the Project works. Overseeing the Co-ordination process to transform design information into full installation drawings by BIM personnel ensuring spec compliance and as per schedule priority. This will require generation/management of Requests for Information (RFI)

  • Assisting the Installation Package team to manage the quality needs for the project on site, providing guidance to ensure we are compliant to all relevant standards/codes and specifications associated. This will include all site activities associated with validation and handover to the client

  • Assessment of Sub-contract and Supplier Tender returns for Technical compliance with design intent specifications

  • Familiarisation with the Project schedule and ensuring Engineering activities do not impact on same (e.g. Procurement, etc)

  • Management of the material procurement utilising Engineering Materials Report (EMR) by producing material take offs identifying the lead in periods and field need rates

  • Ensure Works are installed in accordance with Project specifications and to the Project QA plan (for e.g. pre-agreed benchmarking)

  • Management of Sub-contractors and ensuring adequate information flow to ensure works progress in line with the Project Schedule and Weekly Meeting logged

  • Evaluate and promote the use of new engineering practices and processes to enhance delivery time of the project

  • Preparation and agreeing project completion criteria and close out documents

  • Preparing Sub-contract and Supplier Tender Packages in conjunction with Project QS

  • Manage the Construction Work Packs process from development, implementation and handover. This will involve activities onsite to support our construction management team

  • Manage BIM priorities i.e. support team to develop modular concepts, Typical fabrication details and Isometrics generation and to release for construction. Validation of materials/assets within the model are also to be verified for construction. Change management is a critical process to be understood and controlled

  • There may be a requirement to attend project meetings or "White Board Activity Planning sessions. This will depend on the needs of the project and your team manager

Role Requirements

  • 5 - 7 years' experience working with a recognised Electrical contractor / Main Contractor / Design Consultancy

  • Excellent organizational and project planning skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Data Centre experience

  • Excellent negotiation, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Proficient in use of Navisworks and Database systems related to Engineering functions

  • Familiar with Project /Primavera planning software and CAD/BIM process

  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative