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Electrical Project Engineer

  • Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Data Centres
  • Function: Electrical Engineer
  • Contact: Cameron Hirst
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 29101/001_1630941881

Electrical Project Engineer

New-build Data Centre

Zurich, Switzerland

CHF 100,000 - CHF 120,000

Accommodation, Flights & Living Allowance

Currently recruiting on behalf of a specialist Electrical Data Centre Contractor for an Electrical Project Engineer to join the Engineering Team on a new-build Data Centre Project in Zurich, Switzerland

Role Responsibilities

  • Complete electrical design review to identify design gaps and deviations or contradictions in the specifications

  • Validate cable sizing and make recommendations as appropriate

  • Ensure that technical assessments are completed as required and technical issues are resolved without delay

  • Compile and issue electrical technical submittals

  • Manage submittals through the approvals process, track procurement and delivery of electrical equipment and complete the receipt verification process once the equipment is delivered

  • Attend & record regular supply chain meetings to ensure that progress is monitored & maintained within the overall construction programme

  • Update and record progress on system trackers which are fully aligned with the construction schedule

  • Review the electrical installation with the BIM team to ensure the design is constructible and that there is adequate space for installation and maintenance of all equipment and cabling

  • Liaise with the design team & supply chain to ensure correct operation of the plant on site & successful handover

  • Complete electrical system walk-downs to ensure systems are compliant with specifications and drawings

  • Compile test pack, FTOP's and O&Ms and present for approval

  • Manage specialist vendors during the commissioning process to ensure timely completion of their works

  • Undertake client training in line with agreed training plan

Role Requirements

  • 3rd level Qualification in Electrical Engineering / Building Services Engineering

  • Experience with both LV and MV systems primarily in building services and data centre environments

  • Significant Project engineering experience of 4 years+ with an Electrical Contractor

  • Previous record of delivering small to medium Electrical projects (Commercial, Industrial, pharma, data centre type projects)

  • Commercial Awareness

  • Capability of walking down electrical systems to ensure compliance with specification

  • Experience developing technical submittals, completing technical reviews and assessments

  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures - knowledge of the team, their strengths and weaknesses

  • The ability to multi-task and manage many priorities

  • Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact

  • Excellent record keeper and administration skills

  • Leads and influences others

  • Innovates and leads in electrical/technical activity and challenges

  • Plans and effectively manages projects

  • Solves problems analytically and acts decisively

  • Is process driven and focuses on EHS and Quality Work Management Systems and Processes

  • Mentor and Coach to junior engineers and graduates