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Junior Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Design, Management & Executive

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  • Salary:

    Fantastic Benefits

  • Contact:

    Stephen Aaron

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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1st Step Solutions have a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious Junior Electrical Engineer to work for one of Europe's leading main contractors. Our client is an establish Mechanical and Electrical Contractor who have one of the most respected names in the international construction industry working on Data Centre, Pharmaceutical and Mission Critical projects across mainland Europe. The last decade has been a fantastic period for them and 2019 is planning to be an exciting and busy time for this contractor as they look to enhance their reputation by working on some of the most iconic projects in the construction industry at this current time.

The successful candidate will be a Junior Electrical Engineer who has had a solid start to their engineering career and has worked for Mechanical and Electrical contractors with exposure to Data Centre, Mission Critical or Pharmaceutical projects

Junior Electrical Engineer Duties:
This role will be based out of a large Data Centre in Holland and the successful candidate will be working on a rotational basis of 6 weeks on and 1 week off. The main duties will be the following: -
* The successful Junior Electrical Engineer will provide support to the Project Manager
* Will be responsible for aiding the Project Manager to plan the development of the Data Centre, with a key responsibility of operational engineering issues
* Preparation of reports and front-end activities including capital cost estimates, project schedules, material take offs and producing tender schedules
* Preparation of technical and contract documentation for issue and analysing returned tenders
* Monitoring the delivery schedule to control deliveries
* Work closely with Design team, to minimise and clarify queries with the design teams through the request for information (RFI) system
* Monitor progress against the program and issue progress reports
* Producing look ahead programs to assist production
* Preparing method statements and risk assessments with the help of the construction team for production activities
* Carrying out Quality Control through inspections and snagging
* Carrying out document control, recording and transmitting information
* Liaising and coordinating with the site teams

* Strong technical awareness of Electrical installations, Electrical Distribution and Power & Lighting
* Experience with EMS, BMS, Fire alarm, lighting and small power as well
* LV experience
* At least 2-4 years' post-graduation Electrical Engineering experience
* A degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent qualification
* Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
* Ability to work to a tight programme and ensuring deadlines are met.
* Previous Electrical Engineering experience especially in Data Centre or Mission Critical projects
* Strong negotiation skills, presentation and report writing skills
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to work under pressure
* A working knowledge of AutoCAD as well as Microsoft packages - Word, Excel and Outlook

The salary on offer is negotiable depending on the experience level of the Junior Electrical Engineer

They also offer fantastic benefits package which includes but is not limited to the following.
* Pension Scheme (after 6-month probation period)
* Educational Assistance (after 6-month probation period)
* client will support you towards Chartership
* Accommodation provided
* Transport provided to site
* Overseas Allowance - Tax free £6150 per year
* Return flights home paid
* Rotation 6 weeks on 1 week off

Junior Electrical Engineer with stable work backgrounds with the ability to work in Holland for 6-week periods at a time and have previous Data Centre experience are encouraged to apply for this role. If you would like more information on this vacancy or would like a confidential discussion regarding other opportunities which we have for Junior Electrical Engineers, please forward a current CV or give me a call on 07976 430 771 or 0207 760 7622