Electrical Engineer

Location Battersea
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Alex Brookes

Contact email: Alex.brookes@tandemtalent.co.uk
Job ref: 32314
Published: 6 months ago
Startdate: 21/12/2021

Foster + Partners have an exciting opportunity for a Building Services Electrical Design Engineer to be part of our multidisciplinary engineering team in London. You will be required to work within a team to develop the successful projects through clear strategy and proactive commitment nationally and internationally.

Qualities and skills required:

  • Electrical engineering or Building Services Degree with electrical bias, 2,1 or higher 
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a building design engineering capacity within the UK and/or internationally 
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer application within 24 months 
  • Proven ability to design electrical Building Services systems and demonstrate rationale behind proposals 
  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of low carbon design 
  • Sharing technical knowledge and experience with junior engineers 
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) 
  • Communicate and present in a professional manner, both written and verbally. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership and work well in a team 
  • Actively demonstrate initiative and able to work independently under pressure to meet deadlines efficiently 
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently 
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information 


  • Experience in Education, Hospital, Retail, Airport, Stadia, High-rise Mixed Used Commercial projects delivery 
  • Specialism in one or more of the following:
  • Lighting and Daylighting 
  • Vertical Transportation 
  • IT and Communications Infrastructure 
  • Security 
  • Acoustic 
  • High / Medium Voltage 
  • UPS and Generator 
  • Fire Protection 
  • Building Information Modelling 

Proficient in some of the following: 

  • Autodesk Revit 
  • Naviswork 
  • AutoCad 
  • Microstation 
  • Rhino 
  • AGI32 
  • Dialux 
  • Relux 
  • Radiance 
  • Elevate 
  • Amtech/ Trimble Calculation Software, 
  • ETAP 
  • InDesign, 
  • Microsoft Office Package 

In return you will receive a competitive basic salary and a generous benefits package which includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, DIS, pension and an annual discretionary bonus scheme.