Principal Electrical Design Engineer

What Are We Looking For?

Owing to continued sustainable growth, our in-house Design team is looking a Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join the established team in Aberdeen. You will take on a fully supported leading role in all aspects of projects, from scoping and detailed design through to implementation, ensuring compliance with client specifications and current regulatory standards, with a strong focus on low-carbon solutions.

RSE is in an incredibly strong position in the marketplace with a strong order book already secured. Some typical projects you will be working on across Scotland include legacy PLC/control system replacements (utilising our in-house SI capability), legacy MCC replacements, newbuild water treatment plants as well as MEICA upgrades to existing plants.

As part of industry-leading multi-disciplined project teams, some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Meeting with clients to discuss specific intervention requirements.
  • Taking the EICA lead on development of bids and proposals for new projects or strategic frameworks
  • Carrying out the planning and implementation of projects in association with our Delivery Management teams
  • Line management and development of assigned EICA staff within your team
  • Taking the lead on the development of EICA design deliverables by you and your team and for the EICA activities within the business stream
  • Providing technical guidance on EICA matters to the wider project team and Senior Management.
  • Helping RSE maintain our position as the contractor of choice to our key clients.
  • Mentoring, identifying and developing the next generation of EICA Engineering talent
  • Continue to drive and shape RSE’s journey towards Net Zero

What Do You Need?

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Professional Registration with IET, InstMC or similar (IEng, CEng)
  • Driving License
  • A passion to succeed and develop your career
  • A well developed Knowledge of British and European design standards.
  • Proven management capability including all aspects of project development, design, construction and commissioning.
  • Preconstruction design and cost evaluation knowledge and experience.
  • The ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • A proven track record for a minimum of 5 years as Senior Electrical Engineer in both a design office and a construction environment.

Who Are We?

RSE is a trusted clean water technology company, developing market leading products and solutions for purifying drinking water, recycling wastewater and cleaning water in industrial processes. We are disrupting the water sector, delivering water treatment products, technologies, and services to clients across the UK. RSE provides offsite modular build solutions using a low-carbon approach compared to traditional construction methods and our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1600 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.

  • Industry leading salary
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and occupational health nurse

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe our niche offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive and innovate our industry. If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provides you with the support to create your own future, then please apply. We’re excited to take you on the journey and continue to grow as the UK water industry’s contractor of choice.

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