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Associate Electrical Engineer - Manchester

  • Job
    Mid Level
  • Engineering
  • Manchester

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  • You must have extensive electrical design experience in MEP consultancy, diverse sector experience, strong interpersonal skills, and be a registered engineer. Revit proficiency is preferred.
  • You will lead the electrical team, communicate with clients, develop relationships, prepare proposals, manage workload, prepare technical specifications, monitor financial performance, and plan job resourcing/expenditure.


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  • Extensive electrical design experience in an MEP consultancy, with experience acting as project leader.
  • Diverse sector experience, ideally with large scale project experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, able to develop relationships with clients, architects and other team members.
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in engineering
  • Professionally registered with a relevant institution; e.g. CIBSE, IET, etc.
  • Although electrically biased it is expected that you will have a good understanding of other design disciplines.
  • Proficiency in the use of Revit would be preferable, however a willingness to undertake training is essential


  • This role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most interesting developments in the Northwest and further afield. Teamwork and a collaborative approach are key to any project at Buro Happold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.
  • This key role will have a variety of day-to-day responsibilities including:
  • Lead the electrical team and take a project leadership role as required.
  • Communicating directly with Clients, offering innovative design solutions and managing expectations. Further developing relationships with existing and new clients including contractors, architects and developers.
  • Preparing technical and financial proposals for new work.
  • Managing workload of engineers and technicians
  • Preparing Technical Specifications.
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs as well as setting up and managing job/project administrative systems, including planning and monitoring job resourcing/expenditure.


What kind of projects will I be working on as an Associate Electrical Engineer in Manchester?

As an Associate Electrical Engineer in Manchester, you will be working on technically challenging projects such as NOMA 4 Angel Square, BASE Building at Manchester Science Park, the School of Digital Arts at Manchester Met Uni, Space Studios, and the new Everton FC stadium at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool.

What are the key duties of an Associate Electrical Engineer in this role?

Key duties include leading the electrical team, communicating directly with clients to offer innovative design solutions, preparing technical and financial proposals, managing workload of engineers and technicians, preparing technical specifications, and monitoring financial performance of jobs.

What skills and experience are required for this role?

To be successful in this role, you should have extensive electrical design experience in an MEP consultancy, diverse sector experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, a degree in engineering, and professional registration with a relevant institution. Proficiency in Revit is preferable, but willingness to undergo training is essential.

Why work for Buro Happold as an Associate Electrical Engineer in Manchester?

Buro Happold offers the opportunity to work on impactful projects that make a difference in cities and communities. With a world-class reputation, creativity, and a focus on positive change, Buro Happold provides a rewarding and fulfilling career for those looking to be part of something bigger.

What benefits are offered to Associate Electrical Engineers at Buro Happold?

Benefits include generous holiday entitlement, hybrid working arrangements, company pension scheme, life assurance, income protection, flexible benefits such as cycle scheme and dental insurance, and the opportunity to finish work early on the last Friday of each month, potentially offering additional leave days annually.

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Mission & Purpose

We are an international, integrated consultancy of engineers, designers and advisers. For over 45 years, we have built an unrivalled reputation by delivering creative, value-led solutions for the benefit of people, places and planet. Described by our clients as 'passionate', 'innovative' and 'collaborative', Buro Happold is synonymous with the delivery of exceptionally complex projects on every continent, working with the world's leading architectural practices and organisations, such as the United Nations, UNESCO and C40 Cities. Through our global community of driven, world-leading engineering, advisory and design professionals, we are acting to address major challenges in an ever-evolving world.

Culture & Values

  • We value human wellbeing, and are discontented with limitations. We commit to taking this as seriously for our people as our projects.

  • We are a diverse, one-firm culture. When we get it right, it sings. Internal barriers are always to be overcome through inclusivity and equity above all else.

  • We embrace mutual responsibility. It is easy to default to individual success. Teams need to share success and failure in the same way.

  • We are more than a business. We care about the legacy of our work. We have a responsibility of care as an employer and influencer in the shaping of the world.

  • Sustainability is intrinsic to the economic and social impact of our work. Going beyond compliance requires challenging preconceptions, taking extra steps.

  • It takes courage to create. Our culture fosters a dynamic between technology and empathy to gain deeper insight, unleash imagination, and manage risk.