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Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Job reference: 934431
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: GBP36000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 11/03/2021

Senior Electrical Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing team. Based from our Dublin office, the role will be involved in various projects including data centre, biopharma / pharma, medical devices, food and drink sectors with some travel to various construction sites.

Candidates should be an Electrical Engineer with over 10 years' experience in a consulting engineering office or in an engineering role within a manufacturing company with a heavy design emphasis.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for running of medium size projects. Undertakes a client facing role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services for Mechanical or Electrical installations, systems, equipment, facilities etc.
  • Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes
  • Surveys tests and reports on existing electrical/mechanical installations
  • Specifies activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing confirm to functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Day to day decision making on project progress and direct liaison with and provides advice to client
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractor's teams
  • Carries out engineering calculations to ensure drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards
  • Responsible for technical content and accuracy of Trainee, Graduates and Engineers

Experience/Diploma

  • Minimum 10 years' experience in similar role
  • BEng, MSc, and have sufficient experience
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HNC/HND + appropriate experience or equivalent

Specific Knowledge

  • Familiar with electrical engineering design software suites such as Amtech, Easypower, PTW etc.
  • Experienced in BIM/REVIT
  • Familiar with MV & LV power distribution
  • Fully conversant with current Irish Regulations e.g. ET-101:2008 (National Rules for Electrical Installations)
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications word, excel etc
  • Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communicator
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Proficient in CAD

Specific Business Understanding

  • Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines
  • Background in consulting or construction preferred
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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