Senior Electrical Design Engineer

What Are We Looking For?

Owing to continued sustainable growth, our Water Technologies business stream is looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join our established in-house Design team in Darlington. 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 4 years’ worth of work 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, new build water treatment plants, and MEICA upgrades to existing plants.

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

  • Meeting with clients to discuss specific intervention requirements.
  • Carrying out intrusive Electrical and ICA site surveys to identify the most appropriate and yet innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Carrying out the planning and implementation of projects in association with our Delivery Management teams.
  • Line management and development of assigned EICA staff.
  • Taking the lead on the development of EICA design deliverables by you and your team.
  • 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.

What Do You Need?

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of British and European design standards.
  • A proven track record for a minimum of 5 years as an Electrical Engineer in both a design office and a construction environment within the water (or related process) industry.

Who Are We?

RSE is the leading contractor of choice in the design, build & maintenance of water treatment & water recycling equipment. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence. Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent specialist engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created an in-house full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery. In addition to this, we also have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market space, to ensure we’re always on hand for all our client needs.

We have created a service offering for our clients that presents innovative solutions to our industry and our dedicated staff plays a key role in delivering our business and sustainability goals. We have grown to over 1600 staff across our Group of companies, with ambitious targets to further develop and expand our capabilities. Servant leadership is at the heart of our business, which affords our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their roles to further their careers.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need to attract, develop and retain 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 your career path 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.
  • Company car allowance.
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.
  • Mentoring and support to help you achieve your professional registration and to help you inspire the next generation of engineers.
  • A holiday allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Company pension 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 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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