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Closing Date:
January 31, 2024

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

About this role 

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will play a key role in the design and development of low voltage switchgear systems. This individual will lead the engineering team, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful execution of projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical engineering, a proven track record in designing low voltage switchgear, and the ability to provide technical leadership.

Key responsibilities 
  • Lead the electrical design and development of low voltage switchgear systems, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Develop detailed electrical schematics, layouts, and specifications for low-voltage switchgear projects
  • Utilise software and other design tools to create accurate and efficient electrical designs
  • Provide technical leadership to the engineering team, offering guidance and expertise in the field of low voltage switchgear
  • Responsible for the selection integration and function of the power and control system components
  • Work closely with the electrical and mechanical teams to ensure the equipment works as per specification
  • Mentor junior engineers and foster a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to drive continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project managers, to ensure successful project execution
  • Take ownership of project timelines, ensuring that design milestones are met in accordance with project schedules
  • Conduct thorough design reviews and provide input on design optimisation
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any electrical design issues that may arise during testing
  • Create comprehensive design documentation, including technical specifications, test plans, and reports
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 7 + years of experience in electrical design for low voltage switchgear
  • Experience in Controls systems engineering and design an advantage
  • Strong proficiency in CAD software and other relevant design tools
  • In-depth knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to low voltage switchgear
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools
Benefits & Other details
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
  • Salary negotiable depending on experience.
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Continuous Training
  • Further Education Support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme 24/7/365
  • Quarterly Social Activities


As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to treating our employees equally in relation to age, civil status, disability, ethnicity and race, family status, gender, membership of the Traveller community, religion, and sexual orientation.  We treat our employees equally in recruitment, pay, conditions, training, work experience and career progression.

How to apply

Please email your cover letter and CV to recruitment@capitalswitchgear.com and include 'Senior Electrical Design Engineer' in the subject line.  

Closing date for applications is January 31, 2024