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Electrical Project Engineer





£30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, life assurance


Bonus, pension, life assurance

Job Type


Our client, an adaptable and multifaceted engineering firm based in Darlington are seeking a committed and suitably qualified Electrical Project Engineer to join their growing team. This is a great opportunity to be involved across a diverse product portfolio.

Location: Darlington, DL1

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours: 37 hours per week | Monday – Friday | 08.30 AM – 04.30 PM

Variable Hours Scheme – Friday finish from 12.00 PM

The Role

To lead a specific work package in a project from detailed design through to implementation and commissioning to provide right-first-time project delivery

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare quotations from customer specifications in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Responsible for providing accurate costings for materials and labour that will become a template for manufacture and budgets
  • Work with customer designs to create a bill of materials for procurement department, managing and controlling safety, engineering, and quality in addition to good design and installation practice throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Preparation of drawings including layout general arrangements and circuit diagrams
  • Put in measures for production targets to be met during manufacture
  • Working with the rest of the department to produce new bespoke designs, and improving existing designs
  • See that new projects fit within our capabilities and standards
  • Put steps in place to meet customer and the company’s timescales
  • Close liaison with other departments, customers, and suppliers to manage project interfaces
  • Responsible for contract costs to ensure they meet or beat specified estimated costs
  • Responsible for meeting the delivery and quality performance targets and/or objectives set by customers
  • To provide a project engineering function within the department, estimating, design, development, procurement, manufacture, test, installation, commissioning, financial management and ongoing support
  • Responsible for health and safety, quality, and environmental performance of the department personnel both at the company premises and site working.

Essentially Requirements:

  • A relevant HNC or equivalent
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office applications
  • Experience of Autocad LT
  • Considerable industrial experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organising and planning skills
  • Flexible approach to hours


  • Relevant degree
  • Knowledge of company product range
  • Experience of working in the rail sector, specifically electrical distribution, low voltage switchgears, control panels
  • Familiarity with BS7671:2018 18th Edition regulations
  • Have an understanding of product development lifecycles, design and document change control
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Continuous improvement mindset and ways of working – 6S’s/Lean methodology

Job Reference: LREPED_1659514207

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, life assurance

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Baltic Recruitment Sector: Engineering_technical

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