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Senior Electrical Designer

United Kingdom
of £40-£48 per hour (Ltd Company)
Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices
BG 10299/22


We are currently seeking a Senior Electrical Designer for our multidisciplinary design and build contractor client on pharmaceutical industry projects.

This position offers a contract duration of 3-6 months (outside IR35) and will be in Macclesfield, with a competitive rate of £40-£48 per hour (Ltd Company). This is a hybrid role with 3 days in office and 2 remote.


Role Overview

The Senior Electrical Designer will play a crucial role in supporting the local projects team by providing expert Electrical Engineering, Design, and Consulting Services. This position demands a high level of autonomy and exceptional communication skills.

Applicants should possess a solid technical engineering design background, along with relevant experience in the pharmaceutical sector.


Role Detail Description:


The Senior Electrical Designer will collaborate closely with the Multi Discipline Design Team and Project Manager to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of pharmaceutical projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and assessing customer needs.
  • Providing resource estimates for design-related activities.
  • Generating reports, scope of works, concept designs, and detailed designs (typically RIBA 2-4).
  • Supporting the timely, quality-driven, and cost-effective delivery of projects, with the ability to multitask and prioritise.
  • Creating documentation in accordance with defined standards and quality requirements.
  • Liaising with design and equipment subcontractors.
  • Leading performance improvement efforts by exploring, evaluating, and implementing innovative solutions where appropriate.
  • Collaborating with other disciplines such as Mechanical, Process, HVAC, and Civil.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Extensive experience (at least 5 years) in a relevant design role including successful delivery of electrical installation designs within projects for the pharmaceutical sector.
  • HNC or Degree in technical engineering related subject
  • Membership of professional Institution or similar body is desirable.
  • Experience in UK pharmaceutical construction projects is desirable.
  • Experience of E&I design best practices.
  • Project lifecycle experience (Concept through detail design to construction support)
  • Knowledge of data and administrative management practices and procedures
  • Sound experience and knowledge of CDM Regulations 2015
  • Undertake site surveys.
  • Provision of 2D and 3D Design Deliverables, GAs, equipment layouts and cable/containment routing diagrams
  • Single line diagrams
  • Earthing diagrams
  • Experience in electrical building services design including LV Distribution, Lighting, Small Power, Fire Safety Systems, Security Systems, Structured Cabling etc.

Software Packages

  • Proficient use of the following software packages:
  • AutoCAD LT
  • Relux/Dialux
  • Electrical OM Cable Sizing Software / Trimble pro-design
  • Navisworks
  • Revit (Desirable)
  • Microsoft suite of programs