Principal Electrical Design Engineer - Data Centres - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 70,000 - 85,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-31056

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Electrical Design Engineer with a proven track record working on large scale Data Centre Projects, High Tech Manufacturing or Commercial Facilities?

Are you ready to take the next step up in your career to a Principal / Departmental Lead role with a leading international M&E Consultancy with an office based in Dublin city centre?

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, please send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-9696684

Principal Electrical Design Engineer - Data Centres - Dublin


Job Description

Our client have developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.

Due to increased workload, they are seeking to appoint a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to take up a principal role with Dublin team

As part of our established team of expert engineers, and working closely with colleagues of various disciplines, you will prepare both scheme and detailed engineering designs for electrical systems (MV, LV, essential power / back-up power, electrical building services including life safety services, etc) for major data centre and other critical systems projects.

The role will involve working mostly on data centre projects ranging from plant upgrades through to 100MW+ hyperscale projects. 



Degree level (minimum level 8) in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering (MEng or BEng or equivalent)

Chartered Engineer desired, if not currently, you will be supported towards Chartership.

Proven track record in the concept design and delivery of multiple largescale critical infrastructure projects, preferably in a datacentre / critical systems and /or other mission critical context

Proven experience of detailed coordination with other design disciplines, well-versed in theory behind and use of relevant design software including Amtech, ETAPS or SKM power systems analysis software.

Proven ability in producing schematic diagrams, fault and discrimination studies, preparing specifications and project reports, carrying out site inspections and surveys, and detail design development, and crucially - you have a passion for accurate design of electrical systems.

A collaborative leader and role model; sharing knowledge, experience and expertise, whilst contributing to the development of a robust, diverse and motivated team 

A natural flair for developing a creative team environment; driving new innovations and efficiencies that will maximise delivery methods and performance to its greatest potential

Able to build client rapport in an advisory capacity, whilst broadening relationships and identifying new project and service opportunities

A full awareness of emerging trends, developing technologies and evolving best practices to maintain position at the forefront of the market


Salary €70k - €85k based experience, negotiable for the right candidates.

In addition, a comprehensive company benefits package which includes, regular pay reviews, profit share scheme, Pension & Health plans, professional subs, flexible working hours, early Friday finish, Gym membership, and much more.

This a permanent staff role offering a great career path supported with ongoing CPD assistance


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Senior Electrical Design Engineer interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Colm by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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