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Life Science - Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Macclesfield / Hybrid

  • Location

    Macclesfield / Hybrid

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jamie Osborne

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months Renewable Contract

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Macclesfield / Hybrid



Outside IR35


Role Overview

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will have the responsibility to support the local projects team through the provision of Electrical Engineering, Design and Consulting Services.


The Senior Electrical Designer will have a technical engineering design background and pharmaceutical sector related experience.


Role Detail Description:

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will work closely with the Multi-Discipline Design Team and Project Manager supporting the efficient and effective delivery of pharmaceutical projects.

The post holder will:

  • Review and assess customer needs.
  • Provide resource estimates for design-related activities.
  • Produce reports, the scope of works, concept design and detailed designs (Typically RIBA 2-4).
  • Support effective delivery of projects to time, quality, and cost targets together with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • Produce documentation in accordance with defined standards/quality requirements.
  • Liaise with design and equipment subcontractors.
  • Lead the improvement of performance by seeking, reviewing and applying, where appropriate, innovative solutions.
  • Interface with other disciplines such as Mechanical, Process, HVAC and Civil.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a relevant design role including successful delivery of electrical installation designs within projects for the pharmaceutical sector.
  • HNC or Degree in technical engineering related subject.
  • Membership of a professional Institution or similar body is desirable.
  • Strong experience in UK pharmaceutical construction projects.
  • Experience with E&I design best practices.
  • Project lifecycle experience (Concept through detail design to construction support).
  • Knowledge of data and administrative management practices and procedures.
  • Sound experience and knowledge of CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Undertake site surveys.
  • Poses collaborative skills and experience working in part of a multi-discipline team.
  • Be familiar with hazardous area design together with hazardous area protection principles and generation of associated documentation i.e. intrinsically safe calculations and hazardous area inspection schedules.
  • Poses ability to work in a team or alone, comfortable to liaise with client representatives.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Provision of 2D and 3D Design Deliverables, GAs, equipment layouts and cable/containment routing diagrams.
  • Single line diagrams.
  • Earthing diagrams.
  • Experience in electrical building services design including LV Distribution, Lighting, Small Power, Fire Safety Systems, Security Systems, Structured Cabling etc.
  • Experience in undertaking Point Cloud Surveys.


Software Packages

Proficient use of the following software packages:

  • AutoCAD LT
  • Relux/Dialux
  • Trimble (Amtech) Pro Design Suite Cable Sizing Software
  • Navisworks
  • Revit (Desirable)
  • Microsoft suite of programs