Vacancy: Design

  • Job Title
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Reporting to
  • Engineering Manager
  • Location
  • Ilkeston
  • Date

Job role
Railway Electrical Services have a vacancy for a highly skilled Electrical Design Engineer to work as part of the design team. The successful applicant will be instrumental within the companies projected growth across a wide range of Electrical Design projects. RES are looking for a candidate with excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills. Working as part of the team structure the candidate shall, as necessary, deliver design and support from initial concept planning through to detailed design.

General Responsibilities:

•The Electrical Design Engineer shall be responsible to the Design Manager
•Prepare detailed technical specification throughout GRIP stages
•Review and checking of documentation
•Produce 2D / 3D CAD drawings
•Complete cable calculations in conjunction with document / drawings
•Assist with client technical queries
•Prepare risk assessments
•Produce detailed programmes to provide time scales and milestones for the projects
•Production of Work Package Plans and Task Briefs
•Prepare operation and maintenance manuals
•Conduct site surveys
•Attend client meetings, IDC review’s as per project requirements
•Awareness and understanding of current British Standards, Network Rail Standards, Railway Group Standards and CDM regulations
•Fulfil the duties of Contract Responsible Engineer in line with CDM regulations & NR standards

Desired Criteria
•Qualified to Degree, or higher level, in Electrical Engineering
•Membership of relevant professional body
•Knowledge of BS7671:2008 (Inc Amendment 3 2015)
•Skilled using software including:


Bentley – Microstation v8i – Project Wise – eB


Adobe Indesign

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Word / Exel


•Competitive salary
•Private health care
•Pension Scheme
•Extensive paid holidays of up to 25 days inclusive of national and public holidays