21 Jul, 2018
WSP have a new exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer, to join our team in our Cambridge office. You will have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and prestigious projects in the world. WSP are currently involved in numerous projects which will reshape the landscape and skyline of Cambridge. Although a multi-disciplinary consultancy the WSP MEP team are a tight knit group, working closely to deliver some of the largest and most complex buildings in the UK and Europe. Job Summary Meeting the requirements of an Engineer and have a proven track record in both leading projects for your discipline and for an overall project team. Be able to demonstrate where your personal input has led to the commission being won. Able to work using their own initiative with minimal supervision on all technical aspects of their discipline or have specific specialist experience applicable to the role. Able to work under the clear direction of the client and interpret the needs of the project as a whole to meet the full delivery needs. Core Functions Work in a joint leadership capacity within a mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) discipline team providing design and technical advice in a WSP project manager capacity on a wide range of projects. Supervise the completion of detailed designs and supervise the work of others in this function. Consider the feasibility of the project specific to the discipline and lead the overall feasibility study for the project. Take responsibility for and direct others in the production of detailed and performance specification for the discipline subject to review by colleagues prior to issue. Take responsibility for and direct others in the production of detailed equipment schedules for issue with the discipline specific designs. Project Delivery Regularly brief the project team, explaining the appointment. Ensure contracts / letters of intent are in place for all projects before work begins. Make sure all team members have access to the agreed appointment documents. Review the detailed design programme and ensure that sufficient resource is available to complete the works. Lead the completion and regular amendment to the project 'Cost to Complete' (CTC). Monitor the work of the project engineers and compare weekly against the previously agreed CTC. Flag up any potential 'profit' or 'loss' to your DTL when compared to the agreed fee Key Technical Requirements Demonstrate good attention to detail and show pride in the work produced. Have a detailed understanding of the Part L regulations applicable to the discipline and how to demonstrate this through calculation. Have working understanding of TAS of IES to allow the allocation / direction of work on projects. Have understanding of working with RevitMEP or other 3D design software to allow the allocation / direction of work on projects. Have working knowledge of AutoCAD to allow the allocation / direction of work on projects. Electrical Skills: Low voltage distribution systems Cable calculations via Hevacomp or Amtech Cable calculations by hand Lighting calculations (via software and by hand) Energy lighting Small power Fire alarms Intruder detection Access control & security systems Disabled call systems Data cabling and outlets Lightning protection Qualifications (desired) CIBSE / IET / IMechE Engineering Council accredited honours degree or specific experience that will lead to Chartership. IES or TAS training applied to the discipline. RevitMEP training applied to the discipline. Qualifications (minimum) HNC in Building services engineering or applicable discipline and showing commitment to continue with higher education. Have achieved or working towards I Eng or C Eng status WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services firms providing technical, managerial and commercial consultancy to the built and natural environment. Were dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. We believe that a blend of empowerment and responsibility results in outstanding achievements, as you progress along a flexible career path. Maybe you want to use your technical abilities to offer clients clever, imaginative, commercial solutions, or take the lead and bring a clients vision to reality within time and cost aspirations. Whatever route you take, we hold all of our colleagues to the same above-average standards, while providing them with the tools, training and support they need to craft their own journeys. Check out for more about what we do.
WSP Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Full time