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Principal Electrical Engineer

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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Principal Electrical Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Company Description


About Inhabit

Inhabit is an innovative consulting group exclusively focused on providing specialist engineering services with offices in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. We partner with some of the world's most well-known
architects, builders and industry regulatory authorities in the development and creation of sustainable, built
environments that redefine 'Living Engineering'.

Our vision: To be the world's leading Specialist Engineering Services Provider and recognised
leader at producing works of exceptional quality and value.

Our mission: To build, better, more efficient buildings and to set benchmarks for continuing
improvement in international building standards.

We have a collaborative approach that unites the experience and expertise of our people across our international network of offices. Our clients are traditional engineers, architects and those that are involved in changing our built environment with vision and sustainability as the focus.

Job description

List of responsibilities


The Principal Electrical Engineer forms part of the engineering team within the global structure of the company and assumes general responsibilities that proactively contribute to the growth of the engineering team.

This includes responsibility for all design, engineering, documentation, administration and compliance with project constraints undertaken for Façade and all other disciplines. 

The following is an overview of the responsibilities and performance standards required of the Principal Electrical Engineer


 The Role:

  • Able to represent the practice at the project level.
  • Demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for projects.
  • Undertake a full design review of drawings, specifications and schedules to ensure compliance with the applicable standards and industry guides.
  • Responsible for developing engineering alternative solutions, including detailed calculations and sketches for client approval.
  • Engineering software tools including, Dialux or Relux, Amtech Pro Design and Navisworks.
  • Review of the co-ordinated construction drawings and documentation.
  • Prepare RFI’s and issue them to the client.
  • Detailed review of specialist supplier packages for compliance with project specifications and applicable industry standards.
  • Prepare and monitor the procurement schedule in conjunction with the procurement team.
  • Prepare and monitor technical submittals for approval by the client.
  • Review BCAR preliminary inspection plan and coordinate with the quality team.
  • Monitor LEED and BREEAM requirements and submittals as required.
  • Preparation of operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Assistance with client demonstrations. Review and provide attendance during the commissioning stage.


Education and Experience


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering/Electrical Services Engineering or Building Services Engineering.
  • Experience in electrical project engineering or a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems from a design or construction perspective.
  • Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of the current electrical, fire alarm and emergency lighting standards.
  • Knowledge of key engineering software packages such as Dialux or Relux, Amtech and Navisworks is desirable but not essential.


You must have the right to work in the UK 


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.


Inhabit is a part of the Egis group of companies. To learn more visit

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required