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Design Manager (Senior Electrical Engineer)

Job description

Senior Electrical Design Engineer (Design Manager) – Commercial Construction – Hyper-scale Data Centre Project - Paris

This role represents a great opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer or Design Manager to secure their next permanent role. Our client is a well-established commercial construction company based in London with this project being based in Les Ulis, Paris. They have enjoyed continued growth for many years. As a result, this company has an urgent requirement for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer or Design Manager to join their team on a full-time basis to work on a hyper-scale data centre project in Les Ulis, Paris.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the Design Programme to ensure on time creation and review of Employers Requirements (ER’s), tender information and design documentation issued for planning and Construction.
  • Guide and challenge the external Design Consultants and Contractors when required to ensure they deliver a design to meet the requirements of the Design Brief, periodically assessing and evaluating all project related design decisions presented by consultants and contractors
  • Apply a commercial approach in all aspects of the work including design engineering and construction, working with other engineering functions, Procurement and Delivery to ensure that the procurement of all items is conducted on the most cost-effective basis to drive reduction in costs, maximise speed to Market, while obtaining the lowest PUE values that meet sustainability and environmental targets.
  • Analyse, review and comment on design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data submitted for review on BIM 360 Platform and to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications; you will also ensure that all project documentation internal governance approvals are completed in a detailed and timely fashion.
  • Participate in project Commissioning activities and, when requested, support and advise the Global Head of Electrical Engineering on lessons learnt from live projects regarding Electrical infrastructure, Sequence of Operations, Equipment selection, as well as study innovative solutions and appraise modern technologies that are available on the market.
  • Support the Project Managers to drive project programme/delivery while working closely with the other design engineers and construction teams to ensure milestones and completion dates are met with successful handover to the client on time.
  • Assist with Sales requests and liaise with customers to develop specific project design requirements, together with senior staff, delivery managers, to deliver first class projects to our customers.

Experience

  • Previous experience of working in a MEP data centre design role within mission critical facilities
  • Experience working with Generators, and Transformers, MV and LV Switch Gear, Lighting, Fire systems and Security
  • Exposure to BMS
  • Proficient knowledge of Mechanical Engineering principles
  • General knowledge of CSA (Civils, Structural, Architectural) disciplines principles
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Excellent written and Verbal English and French skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and incentive plan
  • Flexible working and hybrid set up
  • Access and days off to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Private medical insurance
  • Meal vouchers
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning Business mentoring

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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