Associate Electrical Design Engineer (Commercial) - London

Location London
Region EMEA
Flexibility Hybrid
Discipline Engineering

RED is a market-leading engineering design consultancy specialising in the Built Environment, Data Centres, ICT and Sustainability. Our innovative solutions and unparalleled expertise push the boundaries of complexity and sustainability.

Part of the ENGIE Group, a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, our parent company, Tractebel, is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for sustainable energy and built environment projects.

At RED Engineering Design, we are architects of transformation, partnering with the world's leading organisations to forge next-generation built environments. Our purpose is to drive progress, creating sustainable spaces that harmonise with our planet, while seamlessly integrating ICT innovations that connect humanity. We are dedicated to attracting and nurturing the brightest professionals and graduates, empowering them to collaboratively shape the future. By elevating engineering design innovation, we build legacies that inspire generations to come.

We are now seeking an Associate Electrical Design Engineer to join our Commercial team based in London.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for running of Major projects.  Takes Team Management role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services for Mechanical or Electrical installations, systems, equipment, facilities etc. (majority of building types)
  • Carries out cost and profit diagnosis on projects including feasibility studies and preparation of fee bids  
  • Reviews status advised by project personnel and external parties and modifies schedules or plans as required.  Prepares project reports for Management, Client or others. 
  • 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 
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams 
  • Ensure engineering calculations and drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards  
  • Day to day decision making on project progress and direct liaison with, and provides advice to client 
  • Ensures risk and performance monitoring analysis takes place through effective systems of internal control and delegation 
  • Leads on the coordination of engineering services  
  • Takes a holistic view in the selection and application of engineering concepts and solutions 
  • 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. 

Role Requirements

  • BSc/BEng in appropriate engineering discipline or have sufficient equivalent experience  
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HND/HNC + appropriate experience or equivalent  
  • Chartered Eng status 
  • Minimum of “3 years” experience in the commercial/workspace sector 
  • Significant experience of specification design for a range of building types  
  • Sound knowledge & working application of key health and safety issues and legislation  
  • Appreciation & working knowledge of contract & business law 
  • Knowledge of MS office applications word, excel etc  
  • Ability to use it based calculation and spreadsheet software 
  • Good understanding of bs standards/ UK regulations/codes  
  • Experience and understanding of invoicing and credit control 
  • Ability to prioritise own workload  
  • Ability to work to deadlines 
  • Leadership & mentoring skills 
  • Presentation skills 
  • Chairing/facilitation of meeting skills 
  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.  
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy. 
  • Act in an ethical manner and follow the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines of the Group 


RED offers a variety of benefits, including but not limited to:

  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days annual leave over 5 years’ service
  • Holiday purchase and buy back scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme via salary sacrifice (Company funded cover is dependant on level)
  • Non-contractual bonus awards
  • Training sponsorship
  • Charity volunteering leave
  • Wellness days/ initiatives.
  • 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.

*This role will ideally suit those with the right to live & work in the UK without restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

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