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Graduate Electrical Project Engineer

Location

UK

Contract

Full Time, Graduate, Permanent

Department

Operations

Why this role matters to DG

Designer Group is a leading specialist Mechanical and Electrical service provider working  direct to the client or for tier 1 main contractors on a range of high profile projects within London and surrounding areas. DG  is a very established business with the Dublin office employing over 800 staff. The UK business subsequently opened in 2006 becoming very successful, growing significantly within the last two years and currently employing over 200 staff which will continue to increase over the next five years. Our success depends solely on the quality and motivation of our people and their ability to challenge the ‘norm’.

Our people are the foundation of our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry. Our approach to everything we do is underpinned by our Values: Safe/Trust/Respect/Challenge/Deliver.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Electrical Project Engineer to join the business on a permanent, full-time basis working from  our UK Head Office, based in Watford.  With occasional travel to our prestigious projects in Central London and the surrounding areas.

The role would suit someone that is keen to develop their career in a growing organisation.

Reporting to the Talent and Development Manager, and personal specifications for the position are as outlined here.

Key Responsibilites

  • Tendering of new bids
    Design review, validation and manage the design
    development
    Procurement of the mechanical packages
    Planning of the works including design,
    procurement, installation, commissioning and
    handover phases in line with Main Contractor and
    DG procedures
    Preconstruction Management of all aspects such as
    health & safety, technical submissions, 3D
    modelling, construction drawing production,
    prefabrication, Building Control submissions and
    commissioning management.
    Management of sub-contractors
    Management of all interface elements with Main
    Contractor specialist packages i.e. lift installations,
    utilities
    Commercial management – Execution of the
    mechanical subcontractors contracts, management
    of the variation account or input as required for the
    project surveyor to achieve the same
    Ensure that QA procedures are fully implemented on
    each project in accordance with DG and Main
    Contractor requirements
    Produce monthly project audits and reports
    Programme/planning management with regular
    subcontractors progress minuted meetings
    Ensure that works are undertaken in a safe manner
    in line with company practice, current legislation and
    good practices, review method statements and risk
    assessments and undertake regular site safety
    observations and tours.
    Commissioning management and witnessing.
    Including production of the commissionability
    studies taking in to account mechanical disciplines
    Production of the services interface matrix with the
    commissionability study
    Integrated systems testing including Building
    Control sign off
    Assist in gaining Practical Completion
    Manage project close out and defects period.
    Qualifications/Experience
    Minimum 2:1 Degree in Building Services or
    Electrical Engineering (Must have passed within the
    last 2 years)
    Job Description
    Graduate Electrical Engineer
    Person specifications
    Be confident and outgoing
    Be able to use their own initiative
    Take responsibility for their own workload
    Have excellent organisational skills
    Have excellent attention to detail
    Be able to communication effectively both written
    and verbal
    Enjoy problem solving
    Be able to interact confidently with different levels of
    staff
    Have a ‘can do’ attitude
    Have good influencing skills
    Have excellent presentation skills
    Designer Group is an equal opportunities employer and
    positively encourages applications from suitably
    qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race,
    disability, age, sexual orientation, gender
    reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or
    pregnancy and maternity.
  • Knowledge and Experience
  • NVQ3 as a minimum in respected area (Mechanical / Electrical). Equivalent qualifications or relevant experience will be considered.
  • Site Managers Safety Certificate (SMSTs) and associated CSCS card.

Person Specification

  • Be confident and outgoing
    Be able to use their own initiative
    Take responsibility for their own workload
    Have excellent organisational skills
    Have excellent attention to detail
    Be able to communication effectively both written
    and verbal
    Enjoy problem solving
    Be able to interact confidently with different levels of
    staff
    Have a ‘can do’ attitude
    Have good influencing skills
    Have excellent presentation skills

Designer Group is an equal ​opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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