Associate Electrical Engineer – MEP

Location: , Dubai  Job Category: Building Services   Job Type: Permanent   Job Salary: £104347.82 - £120000 per annum + schooling contribution, family status   Posted Date: 18-03-2024

Job ID: PR/034637   Posted: 18-03-2024

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Associate Electrical Engineer - MEP


Competitive salary + benefits including schooling contribution, family status & wellbeing allowance

Frustrated in your career development? Want to work on some of the most iconic projects in the world?

If you consider yourself to be among the top tier of electrical building services engineers in the world and are interested in furthering your career in the Middle East, Energi People have the opportunity for you!

A rare, long term and very exciting career opportunity has arisen within one of the world's most highly regarded UK based engineering consultancies, who are looking to appoint an Associate Electrical Engineer, to work within a very outward facing role, in Dubai

This role will suit a tenacious, career driven and technically gifted electrical building services engineer, with exceptional communication skills & the ability to inspire others.

I have recruited for this excellent consultancy for over 15 years across the globe, placing a number of engineers at all levels with the business and cannot recommend them any higher. Not only do they have a fantastic reputation for staff retention, engagement and employee satisfaction, they are incredibly passionate about holistic design, offering a wide array of engineering & sustainability services across the globe.

If you've got potential and want to push the boundaries of design, they will help you achieve it!

Main responsibilities.

  • Key point of contact for client on projects. Significant responsibility for managing & developing client relationships.
  • Line management responsibility for an identified group of staff
  • Delegation and supervision of work within project teams, and the provision of advice, guidance and coaching
  • Prepare fee proposal documents and fee calculations, for sign-off.
  • Establish design concepts to ensure that designs are appropriate, deliverable and consistent with the client's brief
  • Take responsibility for the technical control of projects, to ensure that all designs are technically sound and meet the client's brief
  • Review and verify designs produced by direct reports and/or other team members, providing feedback as required and signing off designs before they leave the Practice
  • Follow project management and QA procedures, and ensure that direct reports do so
  • Participate in induction arrangements for direct reports, ensuring that relevant and appropriate training and support is provided

Qualifications and experience - Associate Electrical Engineer - MEP:

  • Electrical / Building Services Engineering qualification at bachelors level or higher
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience within the building services design industry and a proven track record in working for international design consultancies.
  • Chartered Engineer (ideal)
  • Proven experience across the project life-cycle
  • Proven experience of managing projects and delivering to time & budgetary deadlines, whilst complying with operational and other procedures
  • Proven ability to manage resourcing requirements on projects and to coordinate the input of others from within and outside the team
  • Broad and deep technical knowledge in electrical building services design, plus demonstrable understanding of other disciplines
  • Proven ability to negotiate and agree commercially appropriate fee arrangements and appointment terms Excellent skills to build and develop relationships with clients.
  • Demonstrable understanding of issues of commercial and contractual risk
  • Proven ability and commitment to coaching and development of less experienced staff

The next steps to apply for the Associate Electrical Engineer - MEP

Simply click apply with your updated CV and contact details & I will personally call you for a confidential discussion. We will explore your current situation, skillset and career aspirations along with discussing this role and the client in more detail.

I will then speak to my client and share your CV for review. Interviews will be held via MS Teams for candidates outside UAE and face to face for candidates residing in the UAE.

To apply for this fantastic Associate Electrical Engineer - MEP job opportunity, please contact James Mowat, Director, Energi People.


Energi People are a privately owned global multi-disciplinary recruitment consultancy, established in 2002.

We are one of the most experienced and successful recruitment consultancies in the built environment & have successfully helped some of the largest and most technically advanced building construction projects across the world be completed by bringing the best technical people in our industry together. We strive to help companies grow & careers flourish.

Our built environment consultancy team have more than 20 years recruitment experience within building services engineering recruitment within MENA region, including a previous building services design and project engineer as part of our dedicated, highly skilled & passionate team.

James Mowat was recently a Judge at the 2022 and 2023 MEP Middle East Awards, a real statement of recognition of our commitment, presence, and dedication to the MENA Built environment Industry

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