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Associate Electrical Engineer

Buro Happold

Buro Happold

Other Engineering
Manchester, UK
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Associate Electrical Engineer

Buro Happold is recruiting for a Associate Electrical Engineer to join our Building Environments team in our Manchester office.

This role is suited to a candidate from a Buildings background looking for an opportunity to pursue industry leading designs within a vibrant multi-disciplinary practice.

We proudly support hybrid working however candidates will be expected to travel to our Manchester office 2-3 days a week.

Type of contract
Permanent
Grade
Associate
Area of Expertise
Building Environment
Region
UK
Office / Project Location
Manchester
Ref No
7998

The role

The role could see you working as a electrical designer in a large project team, or being a project engineer on smaller schemes. You will be working on some of the most technically challenging projects in our portfolio - recent examples include: NOMA 4 Angel Square, BASE Building at Manchester Science Park, the School of Digital Arts at Manchester Met Uni, Space Studios and the new Everton FC stadium at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool.

Key Duties:

This role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most interesting developments in the Northwest and further afield. Teamwork and a collaborative approach are key to any project at Buro Happold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.

This key role will have a variety of day-to-day responsibilities including:

  • Lead the electrical team and take a project leadership role as required.
  • Communicating directly with Clients, offering innovative design solutions and managing expectations. Further developing relationships with existing and new clients including contractors, architects and developers.
  • Preparing technical and financial proposals for new work.
  • Managing workload of engineers and technicians
  • Preparing Technical Specifications.
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs as well as setting up and managing job/project administrative systems, including planning and monitoring job resourcing/expenditure.

Your Skills and Experience

As a talented building services engineer, it is expected that you would be able to demonstrate...

  • Extensive electrical design experience in an MEP consultancy, with experience acting as project leader.
  • Diverse sector experience, ideally with large scale project experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, able to develop relationships with clients, architects and other team members.
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in engineering
  • Professionally registered with a relevant institution; e.g. CIBSE, IET, etc.
  • Although electrically biased it is expected that you will have a good understanding of other design disciplines.
  • Proficiency in the use of Revit would be preferable, however a willingness to undertake training is essential

Why Buro Happold

From helping shape entire cities to adapting infrastructure to deal with the climate emergency, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our creativity and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

Benefits:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance and Corporate discounts.
  • Buro Happold actively encourages its employees to finish at 3pm on the last Friday of each month (depending on business demands). These hours can equate to an additional 4 days leave per annum.

Interested? Intrigued? Inspired?

Join us to find out what you’re really capable of.

Why Buro Happold?

From helping shape entire cities to adapting infrastructure to deal with the climate emergency, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our creativity and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance and Corporate discounts.
  • Buro Happold actively encourages its employees to finish at 3pm on the last Friday of each month (depending on business demands). These hours can equate to an additional 4 days leave per annum.

We proudly support hybrid working however candidates will be expected to travel to our Manchester office 2-3 days a week.

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A place for everyone

Buro Happold values individual's flexible approaches to working patterns as an important part of the way you work and achieve balance. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.

Our exceptional portfolio of projects is the result of the diversity of thought, identities, backgrounds and experiences that shape us. Appreciating each other’s differences is key, we want employees to feel they don’t have to mask elements of their identity to thrive.

We are working to change the lack of representation of marginalised groups in the built environment and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

Please let us know if there are any adjustments we could make to the application process to make it easier and more comfortable for you. Contact recruitment@burohappold.com so we can work with you to support you throughout your application.