Electrical Design Engineer

14 February 20242024-02-14
Lanarkshire, West Central Scotland
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Electrical Design Engineer

Boyd Recruitment are currently recruiting an ambitious Graduate/Electrical Design Engineer for a Global Energy and Retail Solutions provider based in South Lanarkshire.

Our client operates across several markets but are particularly strong in the petrochemical industry with several long-term clients who have a healthy pipeline of future projects. 

They are looking to source a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer with 1-2 years experience or an already established Electrical Design Engineer looking for a fresh challenge. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to establish themselves within a rapidly growing business and become a future leader.

The Job

As Graduate/Electrical Design Engineer will have the following duties:

  • Provide E&I input to 3D models, where applicable using AMTEC, AutoCAD & Electrical OM.
  • The ability to produce drawings from site sketches to enable manufacture and installation of switchgear and distribution boards, feeder pillars.
  • To ensure that applicable legislation, standards, and procedures are applied across all aspects of E&I delivery to the Project. These include but are not limited to: British and EN and ISO Standards, company procedures and processes, client codes and standards, HS&E Regulations and EU Directives (preferably including ATEX).
  • To identify and implement safe, cost effective, fit for purpose, field proven designs.
  • To maximise opportunities within design, to improve installation operability, safety, and maintainability.
  • To provide technical input during the design phase with an emphasis on safety, constructability, and maintainability of the design.
  • To identify deviations to standards where necessary, ensuring acceptance and approval by client Technical representative or agent.
  • To provide technical interfacing with all other disciplines, subcontractors, and specialist engineering vendors.
  • To report progress against project plans, noting any areas of concern and identifying corrective actions.
  • Responsible for the control of approved design hours and cost within their own discipline, dealing with any potential growth in a timely manner and without exceeding approved budgets.
  • To provide technical input / authoring of the respective discipline element of a project including Basis of Design (BOD), Scope of Work (SOW) and Statement of Requirements (SOR).
  • To provide technical input to the business where required
  • Must be fully aligned with 18th Edition regs.

The Person

The ideal Graduate/Electrical Design Engineer candidate will have the following:

  • Degree educated in Electrical Engineering
  • Enthusiasm to learn a fast-faced and growing industry.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Interest in technical design and problem solving.
  • Professional approach to work environment
  • Good time management
  • Interpersonal skills in dealing with client & stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail

The following is desired but not necessary:

  • Previous experience working in a Design office.
  • Proficiency with AMTEC, AutoCAD & Electrical OM



  • Hybrid / flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive salary, with annual review
  • Real opportunity for growth – current workload and future growth of the business dictates that we are looking to grow and bolster the design team. Genuine potential for career progression to senior level
  • 33 days paid annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Training and development –  committed to developing their people and providing CPD tailored for each individual
  • Fuel Card or pool car usage for any site visits or travelling required away from office / base.
  • Automatic enrolment into company pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Retail benefits and discount scheme

If you are interested in the Graduate/Electrical Design Engineer position, please apply online attaching an up-to-date CV

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