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Senior Electrical Engineer - Data Centre

  • Job reference: 931496
  • Location: Republic of Ireland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 28/07/2020

Electrical Engineer | Europe

As an Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for the engineering activities on a specific construction project or multiple projects dependant on size and complexity. You will co-ordinate the technical design with the onsite installation through to the successful commissioning with particular emphasis on the MV electrical Elements of M&E projects. While the role will be primarily focusing on M&E installations and projects, the successful Electrical Engineer will be part of a rapidly expanding engineering team affording them the opportunity to expand their knowledge and experience on electrical installations within various sectors including data centre, pharmaceutical, industrial and commercial etc.

Electrical Engineer Responsibilities:

  • As an Electrical Engineer you will 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
  • As a member of the Engineering Team you the "Electrical Engineer" will be tasked with reviewing 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. This will also necessitate you to sign off on technical documents / supervising installation of specialist works utilising your state issued license/certificate
  • The Electrical Engineer will manage specialist vendors during the commissioning process to ensure timely completion of their works
  • Undertake client training in line with agreed training plan
  • Manage the document control to ensure the all relevant logs are kept up to date at all times
  • Develop handover packs and test packs as required
  • Attend quality meetings and participate in QA/QC walk downs when required
  • Evaluate the RFI responses to ensure that there are no engineering issues with them
  • Review and answer technical queries from site in relation to specifications / drawings / materials / equipment
  • Work as an integral part of the commissioning process and sign-off commissioning parameters where required
  • Ensure site supervisors are working off latest drawings at all times
  • Issue internal requisitions and ensure all materials delivered are as per specifications and submittals
  • Generate all power on and isolation requests whilst liaising with testing engineer at all times

Necessary Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in Electrical Engineering/ Building Services Engineering
  • Ideally you will possess 5+ years' experience in an Electrical Engineer position working for a recognised M&E Contractor or Main Contractor within Europe
  • Data Centre, Pharmaceutical, industrial type Sector experience is preferable
  • Strong technical and commercial acumen

For more information about this Electrical Engineer position or other Electrical Engineer opportunities, contact Nicole Whelan at The Orion Group or apply in confidence.

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