Electrical Design Engineer

We are currently looking for a Permanent Electrical Design Engineer to join our growing Design department at our Hamilton or Warrington Office. Could you power up your career with Energetics?

About the role:

As an Electrical Design Engineer you will provide technical leadership and design approval on a range of electrical infrastructure projects including domestic, commercial, residential and multiple-occupancy properties. You will also be responsible for application of legislation, regulation and industry standards across all designs.

Your responsibilities:

  • Approve all electrical infra-structure designs for industrial, domestic and multiple-occupancy projects
  • Monitor industry developments and contribute to on-going design strategy within the department
  • Provide design approval for area of expertise, ensuring that designs comply with current electrical standards, regulation and legislation
  • Provide detailed technical support to Designers within area of specialism, ensuring designs achieve quality, safety and cost targets
  • Ensure excellent electrical advisory support, through liaison with all project stakeholders 
  • Work as part of the Design Engineering team to develop, monitor and maintain a standardised approach to Electrical design
  • Provide regular technical updates to the Design team, ensuring a consistent approach to design
  • Actively participate in industry associations, disseminating and implementing engineering recommendations
  • Undertake post-project reviews, identifying opportunities to improve project performance

What we are looking for


  • Significant, demonstrable experience on a range of electrical project including:
  • Low Voltage domestic and industrial /commercial
  • High Voltage cable networks
  • Substation layouts
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable standards and guidance including ENA, G81/G88
  • Experience of using a range of IT systems including MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook
  • Good knowledge of CAD software and current drawing conventions
  • Working knowledge of WinDEBUT software
  • Good knowledge of utilities market, including DNO / IDNO arrangements and policies
  • Experience of project contracts, costing and post project analysis
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations


  • Experience of providing technical leadership across a range of relevant projects
  • Experience of quoting and design approval of Primary substations and 33kV networks
  • Experience of training / updating colleagues and helping colleagues progress through IET professional registration
  • Experience in electrical earthing 
  • Evidence of relevant CPD, developing design strategies and of working within a relevant operational setting



  • Incorporate Engineer Status recognised by IET (or expected to achieve within 6 months)
  • SHEA Power


  • Chartered Engineer Status
  • Degree or equivalent in Engineering
  • Degree in approved subject
  • Appropriate Health and Safety Qualification
  • Electrical Authorisations, safety qualifications or experience
  • NRSWA Supervisor

Core Benefits:

We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. In return for your hard work we will offer you an exciting, challenging role with lots of support in a dynamic business.

  • 25 Days Holiday plus Statutory Days
  • Holiday Buy Back Scheme (Purchase up to 5 Additional Days)
  • Up to 7% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance (x4 Annual Gross Salary)
  • Refer a Friend Incentive
  • Hybrid Working (3 days in the Office, 2 from home)
  • Discretionary Bonus up to 15% of Gross Annual Salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Sick Pay

If you have the skills and experience to succeed in the Electrical Design Engineer role then please complete the below form and upload your CV. We would love to hear from you!

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