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Senior Vertical Transportation Design Engineer - £55K

Senior Vertical Transportation Design Engineer

National Locations

£55K Doe

Astute Technical are recruiting for an experienced Senior Vertical Transportation Design Engineer to join a leading international Engineering and Design Consultancy. Ideally this role will be located in London, however the client is open to candidates to be based in Warrington, Birmingham, Leeds or Epsom.

The Role

As Senior Vertical Transportation Design Engineer you will join a national delivery team and work with designers across the UK and internationally through the Global Design Centre. In addition, you will be client facing, and involved in the day to day design and management of projects across the clients focus markets including Aviation, Cities and Development, Education, Energy and Transportation.

In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Specification and design of people/goods transportation systems including lifts (passenger & goods), escalators, travellators, hoists installations, etc.
  • Carrying out passenger & goods lift flow design calculations on existing, new and temporary installations
  • Carry out (& managing of others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools
  • Perform task management and project coordination
  • Preparing technical specifications
  • Preparing drawings for drafting by the CAD team with a working understanding / use of Autodesk (& Revit) / Microstation (& AecoSIM)
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works
  • Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings and resource management
  • Report writing, maintaining records and archives to company standards
  • Desire to understand and implement new and developing technologies and solutions.


The Candidate

As the ideal candidate you will be degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in electrical engineering or related subjects and a Chartered Engineer with CIBSE, IET or equivalent. You will have at least 5-10 years' experience working on design of VT / L&E systems and have a detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.

You will have good reporting skills, experience working with a consultancy or design environment plus a good level of computer literacy in Amtech, Elevate, NBS and Microsoft packages

To Apply;

If you are interested in discussing further, please send your CV to lwhite@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Lauren on 02392222965 .

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.