KBR Senior Electrical Engineer in ENG, United Kingdom

Title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: GB-ENG-Leatherhead

Job Number: 1075750

Location: Leatherhead


Work within a multi- disciplinary Engineering Team to provide engineering input and support to various projects including, UK NSPA, and MOD as well as projects and bids for other Government Departments. The role may require visits to MOD/NATO sites in locations such as Afghanistan and the Middle East.


Responsible for the delivery of the engineering aspects of projects from inception to completion, either by leading or working as part of a team. The role may include; understanding and assisting with the preparation of brief definition, development of scheme design, production and checking of design calculations, preparation of technical specifications and procurement packs, technical research, consultation with component manufacturers and constructors, performance monitoring and the preparation of reports. Work may require investigation of related areas and technologies outside of previous experience.

The role requires knowledge of and the application of basic engineering principles and engineering judgment in the selection of options. It requires reliable delivery in accordance with defined performance criteria and stakeholder expectations. Specific responsibilities may include;

The design, validation, specification, and selection of services relating to a range of electrical services systems including;

Power Generation, Sub-Stations HV/LV distribution, Lighting & Emergency Lighting, Small Power, Lightning Protection, Fire Alarms, Communications and Control.

Production or management of the production of conceptual through to ‘for construction’ designs, specifications and equipment selection, bills of materials and requisitioning.

Ensuring that assigned tasks are completed within time and budget constraints

Equipment inspections & factory acceptance tests on new equipment and conditioning reports on recovered deployed equipment.

Evaluation of other building services such as general Mechanical and HV

successful candidates must be willing to visit KBR sites at secure operational military locations, (but not forward positions), in addition to other overseas projects.

These visits will be infrequent and usually for a few days at a time, occasionally for a couple of weeks at a time.


A Degree in Electrical Engineering/Building Services with a minimum working experience of 5 years or a relevant NVQ/HNC with a minimum working experience of 10 years.

Certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer is preferred

Knowledge and experience of general building services including

Mechanical & HVAC equipment is preferred

Experience in delivering project work, to British Standards and Regulations.

Commercial awareness

Good organisational and prioritisation skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work independently using their own initiative or within a team

Competent in the use of; MS Office, AutoCAD and design software including Amtech, Relux, Cymap and Hevacomp.

Job: Electrical