Senior Project Engineer (Electrical)

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electrical Engineer to work with the team responsible for delivering world class environments for teaching, learning, research, and living; to attract, support and retain the brightest students and staff at the University of Cambridge. This is being realised through the University’s capital projects programme, currently at circa £200m pa.

Within this new role, the successful candidate will collaborate with and support building occupiers, project teams, maintenance staff and contractors to ensure the delivery of high quality assets. Contributing to project processes from conception to completion, handover, operation and maintenance, there will be a need to build good working relationships with colleagues within Estate Management, University Schools, Faculties and Departments, external consultants and contractors.

The successful candidate will have excellent technical knowledge of complicated electrical services in highly serviced laboratory and research buildings. The candidate will thrive on working collaboratively in seeking opportunities to deliver high quality assets that perform as intended, and hold a degree or equivalent in electrical or building engineering and chartered membership of a relevant institution.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within the team delivering high quality, state of the art building assets for a world class institution.

The University of Cambridge is committed to contributing to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Interviews are expected to be held in January 2017.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Cheryl Dyet, HR Co-ordinator by email on

Please quote reference BA10025 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Estate Management








16 November 2016


6 January 2017 here to apply

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