Principal Electrical Engineer - Critical Systems

€Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
# of Openings
Closing Date
Critical Systems Engineering - Electrical
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Hours Per Week

The Team

Cundall’s Critical Systems team mission is to play a key role in making Data Centres more energy efficient, sustainable and cost effective to operate – and we pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative and sustainable mechanical and electrical solutions. 

The team in Dublin is growing at a steady pace due to repeat and new business from some of the best known large scale Data Centres operators in the world, who have chosen Ireland to locate their operations. With our extensive experience in this sector, they have retained us to continue to deliver consultancy services on their behalf. 


The world’s first engineering consultant to be certified carbon neutral and Winners of the 2021 CIBSE Innovation Award, Cundall are at the forefront of the industry, priding ourselves on our exemplary track record of design and innovation. The team offers a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence. 


For more information on the Critical Systems team and some notable projects delivered, please refer to this brochure.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and experienced electrical engineer who will be based at our new office overlooking St Stephen’s Green in central Dublin. You will join our team to lead on the design of some of the most exciting electrical design projects in Ireland, the UK and internationally for mixture of Hyper Scale, Colo and Enterprise Data Centres. 

You will be a leading figure in our established Irish critical systems team of expert engineers and technicians and, working closely with colleagues of various disciplines, you will prepare and oversee detailed engineering designs using Amtech and Dialux. You will assist in the day to day management and resourcing of a team of Senior and Project Engineers. You will also work closely with our Critical Systems lead and will take responsibility for the management of projects to achieve financial and time deadlines – attending and leading project and design meetings to ensure successful planning, allocation and coordination of work. 

We are looking for a proactive person who is looking to advance in their career with Cundall as the team grows. 

The Skills

Educated to a degree level 8 in Electrical Engineering (MEng or BEng or equivalent), and having gained relevant experience within a consultancy environment (design and coordination of electrical distribution and power generation, lighting, security systems etc), you are already well versed in the use of relevant design software including Amtech and Dialux. 

You have proven ability in producing low energy design solutions, carrying out site inspections and surveys, detail design development, possess sound knowledge of Revit and crucially – have a passion for creative and intuitive design. 

Given the collaborative and client focused nature of this role, excellent communication skills and experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.


Job Description


Why Join Cundall?


Valuing Diversity


Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. 


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