Electrical Lead Engineer

February 25, 2023
Application ends: February 28, 2025

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The global digital revolution is bringing prosperity to more and more countries and regions, benefiting millions of people. Data centers make this 21st century transformation possible and reliable systems and continuity are crucial. From the pioneering stage, we have been involved in the emergence and development of data centers and other important facilities. Our aim is to ensure that customer investments in data centers, anywhere in the world, deliver a reliable and profitable end result.

Our Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) Data Center team is well established and partners with some of the largest and leading Data Center providers and users across the globe, ranging from Europe, Africa, Asia and the UK. We have offices and teams in The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and South Africa.

Data Centers is a strategic market for Royal HaskoningDHV. We are ranked in the Top 5 leading Design and Engineering firms in the industry and we aim to grow and establish innovative and sustainable data centers as one of our leading market sectors in future. We are expanding our business to help support this growth and have many exciting opportunities for experienced and motivated professionals to join us in The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, the UK or South Africa.

What you do as an Electrical Lead Engineer MCF
As Electrical Lead Engineer you must prove yourself to some of the most demanding customers in the world and work proactively with our colleagues across the globe. Beyond the standard features of a building, our MCF projects require specific and advanced knowledge and skills. What our clients have in common is the need for a proactive Electrical Lead Engineer. With your technical and 3D/BIM modeling skills, you know how to efficiently engineer and model design.

Beyond the standard features of a building, a data center requires more of your knowledge and skills. You will design and work on power supplies of 5 volts DC to 150 kV substations and all distribution, storage, redundancy and uninterruptible power supplies thereby apply. In addition, you ensure maximum security of a data center by working on the most effective and inventive installations related to fire protection, intrusion protection and access control! Our Brown Field Services team is always working in a live data centre, risk management, execute assessments, testing and commissioning protocols belong to your daily work. Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Manage and deliver the electrical work packages in multiple projects;
Identify the scope, design and management objectives and deliver project documentation, ensuring the quality and flow of information required for contractors, vendors and regulatory authorities;
Write technical specifications and reports;
Assist the project manager in the preparation / review of project costs, risk assessments;
Develop and maintain vendor relationships ensuring continuous technical professional development;
Review contractor pre-qualifications and prepared tender evaluation summaries for tender reviews;
Evaluate proposals and recommendations to the client regarding vendor selection;
Write technical specifications for tenders;
Represent RHDHV on factory acceptance tests and site testing & commissioning activities;
Communicate status of projects to internal directors and external stakeholders (clients) on an ad hoc and formal basis.
You will work within a multidisciplinary team where your work will be cross borders, native and home based. In addition to participating in projects, you naturally also contribute to the optimization of our internal business processes and to safeguarding and sharing knowledge within your field. In this way, we continue to develop ourselves continuously!

Where you will work
Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent global multi-disciplinary engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation, with over 6,000 professionals in more than 150 countries.

You will become part of our global Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) team, who provide a multidisciplinary package of consultancy services for our datacenter clients. We provide strategic, tactical, and operational advice to our clients, including colocation datacentres, internet service providers, and telecom companies. Our team consists of colleagues with all kinds of different expertise. For example, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, civil, structure, building, architecture, fire safety, control engineering, and security technology. Together we use our knowledge and expertise to develop integrated designs for Data Centres. Curious about our work? Here you