Senior Electrical Engineer

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

Parks Road, Oxford

We are looking for an experienced and proactive full-time Senior Electrical Engineer, one with positive and proactive approach, a commitment to provide excellent customer service and the flexibility to work in a changing environment. This is a permanent post.

You will be responsible for designing electrical work for a range of departmental building refurbishment projects through the full development cycle from inception through to completion in a timely, cost efficient manner and to excellent quality standard. You will be required to liaise with external contractors, obtain quotations, chair meetings, complete and check risk assessments and ensure that work is carried out in compliance with current statutory regulations.

Previous experience of managing projects and contractors is essential as well as a HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical or Building Services discipline. You should be proficient in the use of standard Auto CAD and Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project. You are also required to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to use initiative and judgement to priorities a range of tasks and competing demands under pressure. A clean driving licence is desirable.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Esmail Babaahmady

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 3 January 2017 can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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