Senior Electrical Engineer

Role: Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: London or Bristol (travel between Client sites required)

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration Range: Competitive (perks include 1 paid day for your birthday, 2 paid volunteering days, flextime options)

  • · Undertake site electrical infrastructure surveys, review test reports and documentation in connection with existing electrical systems to ascertain overall site performance.
  • Electrical design, with particular focus on energy efficiency and electrical generation and storage.
  • Advise on carbon emissions on new and existing installations and provide quantitative recommendations on improvements.
  • Take responsibility for the technical delivery of outline and detailed electrical design, preparing schedules, drawings and specifications and assisting with project delivery including support for the full project lifecycle, working closely with the projects and contracts team to provide installation and commissioning support.
  • · LV/HV distribution system design, instrumentation, switchgear and cable sizing, design of lighting and lighting control systems, PV systems, containment, fire alarms and security systems.
  • Project management including the co-ordination of technical, commercial and procurement advice from internal and external associates. Delivering projects on time and on budget to high customer satisfaction
  • Manage multiple client relationships, liaise with clients to determine their requirements, assist clients with on-going enquires.
  • Achieving project profitability. Tracking costs, managing and forecasting spend, ensuring that work is kept to budget, Manage resources and Manage invoicing.

About Anthesis

Anthesis is the Sustainability Activator. We believe that transformative, cross-sectoral action is required to rise to the challenge of the Decisive Decade, and we exist to make sustainability happen.

Our company brings together the largest dedicated group of sustainability experts in the world, working with more than eight hundred clients, across seventeen countries. Our team combines broad and deep sustainability expertise with the commercial and operational capabilities it takes to deliver real change. Our culture is founded on the empowerment of great people, working in agile teams, in a high-ownership, high-accountability environment.

We are proud of what we have achieved so far with Anthesis, but we know we have a duty and an opportunity to contribute much more. Our success will depend on attracting, empowering and growing world-class leaders who can help to harness our capabilities and resources for transformational shared value creation

Summary of role:

Anthesis is a global sustainability and solutions consultancy offering services to clients in many different business sectors. The engineering team within Anthesis supports the rest of the business and their clients with engineering knowledge and consultancy, and in designing and seeing through the delivery of services projects. Our typical projects involve developing carbon and energy reduction strategies for a wide range of clients including large international businesses up to design and implementation of: –

· PV systems

· Energy Centre and heat network strategies, including wider electrical and heating infrastructure as well as CHP and heat pump systems integration.

· Lighting – LED lighting and controls retrofits.

This is a wide-ranging, senior role undertaking a variety of technical engineering consulting projects, including housing developments, distributed heat networks, local authorities and systems for commercial businesses. This covers energy demand and infrastructure analysis, low carbon energy strategies, and renewable energy generation. Key areas of the role will include design, project management, client management, developing new propositions, supporting construction and operations plus strategic input to the rapid growth of our established team.

Knowledge & Experience required:

Able to design the full suite of building electrical services, particularly power distribution (including cable sizing and protection studies) and lighting systems.

Client and stakeholder management (internal and external) and expectation management, interpersonal and communication skills, promotion of excellent working relationships.

Industry standard design and calculation software e.g. AutoCAD or Revit, Amtech, Dialux

A good appreciation of mechanical services in particular building fabric efficiencies and HVAC systems.

Chartered Engineer or to be proactively working towards chartered status with a relevant body.

Full UK driving licence is required as this role requires travel around client sites


At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.


As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture.