Electrical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1766
  • Date Posted: 29 February 2024
  • Location: Sheffield - Thorncliffe Park, Unit 5, Newton Business Centre, Thorncliffe Park Estate, Newton Chambe
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our Natural Resources team for our Severn Trent contract based from our Sheffield office but working from home and site.

Location: remote working available, with travel to sites required and office ad hoc. Sites are located stretching from Pye Bridge to Scunthorpe.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - flexible and part-time hours may be available if desired, just let us know


As an Electrical Engineer, you'll be working on our Severn Trent water Frameworks within our Water sector, delivering schemes of varying sizes, predominately to the Water Industry, across Wastewater Treatment delivering both Design and Build. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work alongside the project delivery team to ensure the design, procurement, financial control, and site activities are achieved.

Your day to day will include:

  • Procuring materials, attending site and works testing, commissioning, and client training.
  • Working closely with the design team to gather all required information, participating in regular design reviews and Hazard Studies to develop the best solution.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors and preparing subcontract orders.
  • Assisting with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works, whilst liaising with site managers and teams to ensure work is completed to programme, budget, and quality
  • Developing Inspection and Test Plans, and ensuring they are completed as the scheme progresses.
  • You'll carry out pump calculations, power assessments, MCC procurement and cable design, as well as produce electrical install scoping document

What are we looking for?

This role of Electrical Engineer is great for you if you:

  • Have an industry applicable electrical ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent.
  • Proven experience within the Water Industry
  • Commercial and contractual awareness, as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Project

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier