Electrical Engineer
Based in Kilmaurs or Inverness

Job Title:

Electrical Engineer

Reporting To:

Engineering Director


Based in Kilmaurs or Inverness


Electrical Engineering


Car Allowance/Mileage:

Overview of role

About Us:

A&L specialise in the installation of all types of M&E throughout the UK & Ireland. Our
offering serves the Water and Waste Water Treatment sectors offering Fabrication, Site
Installation and Testing of a wide range of process systems from Sewage Pumping Stations and Waste Water Treatment Work to complete Water Treatment Works and Membrane Plants.
The Company design and manufacture mechanical and electrical systems for various
clients. We also design and manufacture electrical control panels for a variety of
applications. Our engineers are used extensively throughout Scotland and the UK to install and commission mechanical, & electrical equipment and systems.
We specialise in the installation of Pumps, Pipes, Valves, Process Plant, and Membrane Plants as well as the design, fabrication, and installation of pipework in Stainless Steel, Ductile Iron, Coated Carbon Steel, GMS, ABS, UPVC, and Dual Containment Systems, we also offer complete maintenance, and refurbishment service for valves, actuators, and penstocks.
We provide site surveys, troubleshooting services, and innovative engineering solutions
across the whole water industry. Our experience and commitment to quality and service have gained the company a reputation for delivering on promises and doing what we said we would do.

A&L is trusted to deliver consistent value for money engineering solutions,
installations and maintenance services.


Summary of Need:
• We are looking for a hands-on Electrical/ Mechanical Engineer with a proven track
record ideally in the Water Utility Sector, but this isn’t essential.
• Qualifications ideally an Electrical Degree or HNC, HND in an electrical & mechanical
field, with 17th or 18th edition test and inspection.
• A knowledge of various mechanical & electrical systems.
• A passion for Instrument and control circuits.
• A good knowledge of Inverter drives.
• Electrical Industrial installation experience.
• Understand 4-20mA control techniques.
• Site experience is very desirable.
• Excellent communication and team skills.
• Confident Client facing skills.
• Full driving license.
• 17th or 18th Edition test and inspection ideal but not essential.
• Have an excellent understanding of Health & Safety and be able to complete a RAMS.
• A Knowledge of PLC software & hardware is ideal but not essential.

All training will be provided to meet our Health & Safety standards and we will also provide additional training to enable you to fulfill your duties. Ideally, you must have a clean driving license and be willing to travel throughout Scotland and other parts of the UK and Ireland on occasion. Excellent rates of pay will be offered based on your experience and expertise.


What we Expect from our People:

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for providing surveys, pricing, designing, and delivering installations for a variety of projects within a large delivery programme. You will ensure compliance with the relevant contractual obligations, Clients’ Standards, and Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES).

As part of A&L’s commitment to Quality & Service, you will ensure that Company Quality Procedures are adhered to and that the expectations of the client are met. Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will help deliver the Company’s aspirations for Growth and Continuous Improvement.

You will work within the delivery process in alignment with the Company’s Quality Management System. You will help build and maintain successful relationships with clients and create a positive, collaborative customer journey.


Overview & General Duties
• To plan and organise work to meet timely and qualitative objectives.
• To ensure that the Company policies and procedures for the business are followed.
• To provide electrical support to the wider teams/business wide as appropriate.
• Evaluating/negotiating electrical sub-contractors’ quotations and producing
competitive costs for packages where quotations are required.
• In conjunction with the QMS, take any action required regarding discrepancies and/or
• Ensure that QMS procedures are followed and implemented where necessary.
• Liaise closely with the Delivery Teams
• To work on Client Sites to deliver and/or supervise the delivery of projects.


Preferred Certification & Qualifications (Training available to preferred candidate)
IOSH Working Safely
First Aid Appointed Persons
DOMS/National Water Hygiene


What you can expect from us:
• A competitive package including medical health insurance and a pension scheme.
• Training and Development
• PPE will be provided
• Company Branded Workwear is provided.
• Company Values

What we are looking for

Key Responsibilities will include:
• Compliance with Company Health and Safety Policies
• Ownership of Client Enquiries as directed by Line Manager.
• Ownership of Surveys and subsequent tendering processes
• Framework Compliance.
• Preparing, Planning, and Delivering Tenders and Quotations to multiple clients.
• Planning, Preparing & Leading best practices.
• Ensuring Compliance with Client Standards and Specification
• Knowledge of Water Industry Plants, Materials & Resources.
• Client Engagement and Relationship Building
• Undertaking Site Surveys and Client Meetings
• Leadership and Commitment to meeting Company Targets & KPIs
• Loyalty and Endeavour to deliver Quality and Service at all times


You should have experience or, be familiar with:
• Familiar with or having past experience in a contracting or similar environment is
• You will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative.
• You will possess a hands-on & proactive work ethic.
• You must have a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
• You must enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment to achieve
objectives safely, efficiently, and under time constraints.
• You should be willing to take ownership, possess attention to detail skills, and apply
safety awareness at all times


You should have a working knowledge of:
• Relevant H&S regulations and safe systems of work.
• Procurement, Management, and Delivery under NEC Suite of Contracts
• Water Industry Mechanical & Electrical Specifications (WIMES)
• Water Industry Experience (Desirable but not essential)


You should Possess:
• A minimum of 5 Years Experience in a similar role
• Knowledge of Mechanical & Electrical Components and Equipment
• Maturity and practicality
• Good health and level of general fitness
• A full clean car driving licence


You should be capable of and willing to:
• Work in a Quality Management System
• Report verbally and in writing
• Be committed to continuous improvement and development
• Be a constructive and integrated member of a high-performance team
• Be conscientious and meticulous in your approach to work
• Be flexible in your approach


Required Skills & Experience:
• Desirable 5 years experience working for a main contractor in the
Water/Construction industry
• Able to work on own initiative
• Experience in managing and prioritising own workload and that of others, whilst
working under pressure
• Experience with Schedules of Rates and Framework Models
• Experience with Specifications and Drawings
• Knowledge of Estimating Packages
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Packages -Excel, Word
• Strong Electrical background
• HNC/HND in a construction-related subject is desirable but not essential
• Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise well
when designing multiple projects concurrently
• Strong attention to detail, accurate and methodical in work
• Ability to deal with complex tasks under pressure
• Clear communicator, confident in communicating and influencing at all levels
• Ability to build relationships and a good rapport with clients to generate confidence



To apply please send your CV and cover letter to info@almechanical.co.uk

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