Job reference: 1139 - Electrical Design Engineer

Z-Tech is a fast growing company with a modern HQ in Swavesey near Cambridge. We are an up-beat, lively organisation and hold regular social events. It is essential that potential new recruits are pro-active and highly motivated.

Z-Tech currently have an excellent role for an Electrical Design Engineer based within our Cambridge office, occasionally working from our London office at Canning Town. The right candidate will be providing Design Services and Engineering Support to the Z-Tech PMO, Projects division.

Requirements for the role are:

  • Ability to draft electrical design documentation, preferably using E-Plan and/or AutoCAD
  • Experience using Amtech electrical design software is desirable
  • Experienced in Electrical LV panel building and testing
  • Installation and Commissioning of LV control systems
  • You must have good written and interpersonal communication skills.


Additional requirements:

  • Previously worked in the water industry
  • A qualification in Electrical engineering or Electrical Trade Qualifications (i.e. City & Guilds / BTEC / NVQ3 / HNC) together with City & Guilds 17th edition.
  • Familiar with relevant industrial standards particularly in regard to CE marking
  • Machine safety with an understanding of:
  • Component SIL and PL ratings
  • PLC control systems
  • Instrumentation and motor starter control types together with the design of panel and field installations from concept to commissioning

A broad awareness & knowledge of various ICA equipment types and designs and a working knowledge of the interfaces with other disciplines e.g. electrical, civil, hydraulic, mechanical, and modelling is key.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary negotiable dependant on experience
  • Company vehicle & fuel.
  • Opportunities to gain valuable experience and qualifications through internal and external training courses.

Please send your CV and Cover letter stating your salary expectation to Charlotte in our careers team or for more information please get in touch.

"The customer focus and flexibility of Z-Tech makes it easy for a water utility to deal with. When we have a large and complex programme to deliver, planning every detail can be a challenge. Working with Z-Tech means that we can maintain delivery, knowing that resources are available to pick up the loose ends."

Jim Grandison, Thames Water