With the continued expansion of our award winning technical services company, Sudlows, who work throughout the UK, have a growing portfolio of projects and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Electrical Project Engineer to join our successful business.

We have over 200 staff and have achieved recent growth with ongoing expansion plans. Sudlows are keen to recruit candidates who will be part of this ambition. We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity in our workforce.

Role Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of multi-disciplined projects within the facilities management department. This includes ensuring installation and maintenance contracts meet internal and client specifications and statutory requirements.

Personal Specification

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Project Manager, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and to agreed standards
  • Ensure the project budget and costs are managed effectively including reimbursements for variations to the contract
  • Promote Cultural Based Safety on site
  • Ensure programme set up and reviewed continually
  • Liaise with vendors, suppliers, sub-contractors, specialist designers, manufacturers, etc. with respect to the specification, validation and value Engineering of products and equipment to be supplied to the project
  • Conduct regular reviews of drawings/document control on site, ensuring the correct versions are being used
  • Ensure risks are identified and mitigation measures are put in place
  • Forecasts and reporting
  • Seek to clarify queries with the design team through the request for information (RFI) system
  • To directly manage electrical sub-contractors to ensure all electrical elements of the project are delivered on time and against the designs given
  • To develop the designs to include site level co-ordination and details which may develop during construction, feeding this back to the design team where necessary.
  • The above outlines the key accountabilities of the position, however this cannot be comprehensive and other duties, as directed by the company and within the job holder’s capabilities may be required
  • The role will be based on a project in a defined geographical area however flexibility in this respect within the region will be expected

Skills and Qualifications:

  • HNC/D qualified preferable – recognised training scheme
  • 3-4 years’ experience – data centre project experience highly desirable
  • Proven experience as an electrical Project Engineer working on a range of projects
  • Exceptional skills in managing a heavy workload and conflicting demands, whilst consistently producing high-quality work to tight deadlines
  • Proactive with a strong ability to work independently and without supervision
  • Experience of liaising with colleagues from operational to senior director level
  • First class communication skills, personal confidence and the ability to influence others
  • Intermediate to advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience of consultant and/or contractor led services
  • Meticulous written and verbal communication skills

Planning and Organising:

  • Able to perform consistently under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Quick thinker and adaptable to different situations
  • Ability to accept change and new ideas
  • Exercise straightforward technical or professional judgement using Company values, policy and procedures to guide actions and decisions

Working with People:

  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of clients. Actively collect first-hand client information and uses it to improve services and solutions
  • Understand how to encourage and influence people to get the best from them
  • Understand the needs of others and able to respond accordingly


  • Approachable team player who is able to communicate at different levels and situations and influence people
  • Has everyday spoken skills e.g. telephone and face-to-face conversations
  • Has advanced written and numeric skills appropriate to the job
  • Can clearly communicate ideas, plans and priorities to others

Vacancy Summary

We offer a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including professional training and long-term career development opportunities.

Type: Permanent
Location: Oldham
Rate: To be negotiated dependant on experience.