Principal/Senior Electrical Engineer

0-2 years
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Job Description

Are you passionate about creating innovative, elegant and sustainable engineering solutions for complex construction projectsDo you want to develop yourself further in an exciting, international environmentWe're looking for an enthusiastic Principal/Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing team in Mumbai.This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who wants to leave their mark on some of the most exciting projects in the India and further afield.

From the projects you will work on to the clients we work with. From career-defining opportunities to an inclusive and diverse practice where we all contribute to a more equitable world. From our reputation to our relationships. Wherever your Buro Happold career takes you, it'll be anything but ordinary.

Your next role

This role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most interesting developments in India and further afield. Teamwork and a collaborative approach are key to any project at BuroHappold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.

  • Undertake detailed electrical engineering building services design and calculations, using Revit and Amtech software to support your knowledge of exemplar building design and performance, as well as an appreciation of a designs embodied carbon.
  • Embrace technologies to improve performance and sustainability to meet to net zero targets by 2030.
  • Ensure projects are carried out to an excellent standard, within agreed deadlines and budget.
  • Represent Buro Happold at meetings with clients, other professionals, and suppliers.
  • Produce and review reports, presentations, models, and drawings to an excellent standard, high level of accuracy and in a timely manner.
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules, design development reports and innovative design solutions.
  • Plan and manage input to Revit for production of design work.
  • Actively engage with colleagues across disciplines, in group discussions and at events and seminars.
  • Mentor more junior team members, potentially leading to an early line management role.
  • Autonomously represents Buro Happold to clients, architects and collaborators.


  • Hands on design deliverables in electrical design typically in the Residential, Commercial and Hospitality sectors and leading a team of Engineers to deliver outcomes.
  • Preparing and reviewing detailed calculations to validate design intent.
  • Preparing and reviewing technical specifications and schedules and authoring design reports.
  • Keeping our Leadership Team informed of important and relevant service/design decisions taken on your Projects with a view to how they align with the Project Scope and Objectives.


  • Manage project finances, monitor scope, and ensure quality.
  • Plan and organise your workload to ensure that you are meeting clients expectations.
  • Attending client, site and external design team meetings.

What's in it for you...

In return, we can offer fantastic opportunities to...

  • Play a significant leadership role across a broad portfolio of projects in India.
  • Work within a truly multidisciplinary environment, capitalising on BuroHappold's extensive knowledge base in sustainability and structural design to inform truly environmentally responsive MEP designs.

Take ownership for external relationships with architects, clients, and contractors, supporting the group in generating new work-streams.

Your skills and experience

  • A broad design knowledge - from Concept to Tender Designing - through working on a wide range of projects using Indian and International codes.
  • Experience as a Lead Electrical Engineer on projects.
  • Domain expertise in codes and standards in your field.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • A willingness to lead adoption of new analysis packages as required on your projects.
  • A Bachelor's degree BEng or Master's degree MEng in a relevant discipline.

What we offer you

Bring your knowledge and expertise to one of the world's most respected consultancies.

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including Annual Discretionary Bonus, Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme for both you and your family, Group Personal Accident Cover
  • Our 5-day workweek policy supports work-life balance, ensuring you have time to relax and recharge.
  • A strong commitment to your continuous development. Whatever stage in your career, we have a learning and development programme that will enable and empower you
  • Receive entitlements to two professional memberships or subscriptions, fostering your professional network and knowledge
  • Benefit from our Employee Referral Bonus, rewarding you for bringing talented candidates into our fold
  • A commitment to your wellbeing through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and wellness initiatives designed to support your mental and physical health
  • Back to Work Program for Women - Swam Siddha - We're committed to empowering women, facilitating seamless re-entry into the workforce through our dedicated program
  • Engage with our vibrant community through the Young Employees Forum, Diversity and Inclusion Forum, and BH Women's Network, fostering a supportive and diverse workplace culture
  • Make a difference in the world with our Share Our Skills (SOS) program, offering opportunities to support local communities and those in need globally.
  • An International Culture that wherever your career takes you at Buro Happold, you won't be far from the exceptional.

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