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Electrical Design Engineer

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Due to continued growth in design and connections volumes, Last Mile Asset Management ( a multi-utility licensed network operator) has an exciting opportunity within it’s Design Team for an Electrical Design Engineer to support our growing order book. Head office (Hamilton, Glasgow) based is preferable to enable the right candidate to benefit from working alongside the team, however the role is open to remote applicants. Remote team members are required to periodically attend the head office.

This position enjoys varied and broad responsibilities, providing the successful candidate with experience covering all the Engineering Council Professional Engineering competencies.

These include:

  • Review of electricity distribution network designs produced and submitted by third party ICPs 
  • Production of designs for new connections activities
  • Tendering and quotation production
  • Delivery and Project Management
  • Management of project finances
  • Exposure to business process development
  • Mentoring and workload management of Technical Coordinators and Graduate Engineers where required
  • Engagement with customers and stakeholder businesses around the UK


The engineering position is supported by a wider team of Technical Coordinators allowing the Electrical Design Engineer time to focus on technical aspects of the role.


Your responsibilities:

  • To review electric network designs for new housing, EVCP, industrial, commercial and multiple occupancy projects
  • Manage the design acceptance process, ensuring KPIs are met and exceeded
  • Support required commercial activity including technical liaison with all stakeholders
  • Acceptance of design variations and resolution of customer design queries
  • To produce designs and quotations for electricity connection works to LMAM managed distribution networks and manage their delivery using subcontractors
  • Support required commercial activity including technical liaison with all stakeholders


Experience / Knowledge:

Utilities experience is desirable but not essential.


  • Ability to effectively understand and interpret engineering drawings and appropriate commercial documentation to enable design acceptance.
  • Excellent IT literacy with the ability to use MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook.
  • Ability to adapt to or have experience of commercial / in-house design and Windebut
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical ability



  • Design experience of utilities LV, 11kV and 33kV networks.
  • Practical knowledge of relevant new roads and streetworks regulations
  • Experience of CDM regulations and ability to interpret and apply to design solutions
  • Evidence of relevant CPD
  • Experience of using computer aided design software



  • Minimum of HNC an Engineering related discipline


  • Degree in an Engineering related discipline


We offer great benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work in an employee centric organisation. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person both within the growing Asset Management business but also the wider group.


In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you a wide range of benefits for this position including:

Core Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution 
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car allowance

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay


At Last Mile Infrastructure Group, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas, electricity, water and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers. Last Mile Asset Management adopt and operate electricity, gas, water and wastewater, and ground source heat/cooling networks that are designed, installed and commissioned by Lloyds accredited Independent Connection providers (ICPs).

It is our vision to be the UK’s leading independent multi-utility provider. People are our most valuable “asset” and therefore it is our mission to not only attract but retain the best talent to support delivery of our corporate business strategy and share our company’s success.

At Last Mile, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to Grow With Us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!


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