Senior Electrical Engineer -


Red Engineering Design (RED), a fast-growing group active in the Mechanical and Electrical engineering of data centre and complex buildings, is looking for a fully experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to be based in our London office.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the project lead of medium size projects. Undertakes a client facing role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services for Electrical installations, systems, equipment, facilities etc from BSRIA stage 1 through to stage 6.
  • Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes
  • Surveys tests and reports on existing electrical 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 contractors 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
  • Mentoring junior staff and team members
  • Validation and checking of designs and specifications
  • Support the delivery of projects in accordance with the expectations of the RED Project Delivery Process from a Project Management, Financial Management, QA/QC and Technical Review perspective.
  • Advising clients and architects on energy use and conservation in a range of buildings and sites, aiming to minimise the environmental impact and reduce the carbon footprint.
  • Managing and forecasting fee spend ensuring that work is kept to budget.
  • Ensure that personal CPD is maintained and up to date
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients

Role Requirements:

  • BEng, MSc
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HNC/HND + appropriate experience or equivalent
  • Either (preferably) achieved or working towards Chartered Eng status
  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the commercial/workspace sector
  • Competent in specification design/drawing for several building types
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Capable of presenting engineering concepts to clients and other project stakeholders
  • Interested in developing knowledge of other disciplines to represent RED in a multi-discipline basis
  • Able to deliver work to a high quality on time
  • Sound knowledge of key Health and Safety issues and legislation
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications word, excel etc
  • Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software
  • Good understanding of BS standards
  • Good understanding of the BREEAM, LEED, WELLNESS & NABERS accreditation processes
  • Good understanding of industry design guides.
  • Have a working understanding of specialist computer-aided design (CAD), building information modelling (BIM) and other software packages to design all the systems required for the project
  • Ability to use Amtech
  • Ability to use Dialux Evo
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to liaise & coordinate with the other services disciplines
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Managerial Skills
  • Ensure that personal CPD is maintained and up to date



  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.

The role will ideally suit UK nationals are we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

Interested applicants may send their resume to

Location: London

Region: Europe

Salary: Competitive

Ready to join the team?

If you think you have what it takes to join an award winning team and help RED continue its exciting journey, we want to hear from you.