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Senior Electrical Engineer - Rail

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General information


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

Senior Electrical Engineer - Rail

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 19,500 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.


In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.


With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.


About the role


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Electrical Engineer. The ideal candidate must possess railway knowledge, with experience in both single and multidisciplinary projects related to traction power, earthing and bonding and track plant and equipment.


This role may also include working on projects internationally for Egis, including travel within the UK and Ireland. The role will be based in our London office on a hybrid basis.


You must have the right to work in the UK.

Job description

The Senior Electrical Engineer forms part of the engineering team based in London. The role assumes general responsibilities that proactively contribute to Project delivery and design.

This includes responsibility for all design of Lighting layouts, small power, containment, LV schematics, transformer sizing, etc.; Documentation: Detailed specification, equipment schedules, etc. General administration and compliance with project requirements for the disciplines.


Duties & responsibilities

    • Undertake and lead a full technical design, design markups and overseeing drawing production for project delivery on electrical projects.

    • Strong communicator, comfortable with client presentation, participating in and lead design team meetings
    • Production of detailed specifications and schedules to ensure compliance with the applicable standards and industry guides.
    • Complete all relevant designs by completing detailed calculations to meet the regulatory, industry, and business requirements.
    • Proficient in the use of engineering software tools including, Dialux or Relux, Amtech
    • Review of the co-ordinated construction drawings and documentation.
    • Detailed review of specialist supplier packages for compliance with project specifications and applicable industry standards.
    • Prepare and monitor technical submittals for approval.
    • Knowledge of testing, commissioning and certification of electrical services will be beneficial.
    • Experienced with multi-disciplinary design coordination.
    • Basic drawing production within AutoCAD or Revit would be beneficial.


Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Attributes


• 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.



What's in it for you


By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days’ annual leave on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus, depending on level
  • Private medical insurance For you and your family
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development


We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 


We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, 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, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



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

6-10 years