Electrical Design Engineer

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €60,000 - €80,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterMeath
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our client, a leading supplier of electrical & mechanical services, is currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to join their team in Meath. This role will cover the North East / North Midlands. You will be working on a variety of  Water and Wastewater Treatment projects through out the region.

Working closely with other Design Engineers, the Electrical Design Engineer will assist the preparation of preliminary designs, detailed designs, and the ongoing support of live contracts.


  • Conducting investigations and reporting on the electrical condition of multiple sites.
  • Evaluating client specifications and assisting in the preparation of Electrical Technical Designs & Submissions.
  • Collaborating with clients to define the scope of works and delivering on-site projects across various sites with different sizes and complexities.
  • Understanding electrical distribution systems, including Single Line, and load schedules.
  • Generating Cable Calculation & Schedules.
  • Coordinating with other departments such as design, contracts, and control & automation.
  • Liaising with clients and updating panel schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Adhering to IS, EN, BS & IEC standards.
  • Managing procurement and acquisition for project completion.
  • Planning timelines for all installations from contract award to completion and handover of documentation.
  • Providing input into method statements, risk assessments, and commissioning schedules.


  • Third-level Electrical Engineering degree or diploma or Trade Qualified with relevant experience.
  • Similar relevant third-level qualification and experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in schematic, power distribution, electrical controls, MCC, and switchgear.
  • Preferable knowledge of the Water and Wastewater treatment industry.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to read and redline Electrical drawings and Schematics.
  • Excellent understanding of current Electrical Regulations and Standards.
  • Competence in reading drawings, including P&ID’s and layout drawings.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Solid engineering, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborative mindset with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Working knowledge of CAD is advantageous but not essential.
  • Ability to present information in a timely and organized manner for Commercial and Project Directors.
  • Advantageous experience in Project Engineering, Site management, M&E Installation, Personnel management, and Water &/or Waste Water industry.

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For more information or to apply directly email niamh.kedney@sonastechnical.com




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