About JRA

We are passionate and experienced mechanical, electrical, acoustic, low-carbon and project management engineers who enjoy creating healthy and high-performing buildings. We’re a friendly team committed to bringing resilient designs through synergy, reducing demand first, recycling energy and measuring real-world results. We enjoy collaborating with our clients to better understand their needs. Our clients cover a wide range of sectors including education, residential, healthcare, industrial, commercial, and the public sector. Applying measured results-led design, innovation, and a harmonised high-performance methodology we create distinctive buildings with visible and transformative health and sustainability investments for our clients. We are our people. With 15 team members at our Birmingham office. Everyone counts on our healthy exchange of ideas. Health and well-being are our top priorities. We are invested in helping ensure that each person fulfils their full potential.

What we offer

We are invested in our people and offer a competitive package to all our team members. - Annual salary of £58000 to £65000 - 25–day annual holiday allowance plus national holidays - Excellent growth and career opportunities - Work from home policy, 3 days in the office and 2 days at home - Flexible working hours - Annual parking permit - Cycle-to-work scheme - Electrical vehicle scheme - Assistance with any CPD including CIBSE Membership grades.

Improving Diversity

We acknowledge our industry is underrepresented in terms of diversity and we are working hard to help improve this at JRA. We want all team members to feel valued and listened to. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone is helped to reach their full potential. About the Role Within this role as a Principal Engineer – Electrical Services, you will be a key part of the team and have a high degree of self-government. You should have strong technical expertise, good leadership, and problem-solving skills, and be a forward planner with the ability to deliver high-standard work to project programmes. You should also be able to take on the management of more junior team members, along with client relationship management. You should have a strong track record in multiple sectors in which JRA operates. You will be a Chartered Engineer, educated to a degree level with experience working on a variety of medium- sized projects. You’ll be part of an enthusiastic and committed team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver high-quality output on projects.



Client care and repeat business are crucial to JRA’s success, so you’ll need to be able to develop and nurture relationships with our clients. The Role - Acting as Project Leader on selected projects. - Attending principal/management meetings. - Promote the level of technical excellence within the team. - Making client presentations on selected projects. - Helping to generate repeat business through building relationships with clients. - Be client-facing and involved in all stages of the projects from inception to completion. - Ability to manage projects and teams to deliver to and exceed client expectations. Passionate

about creative and innovative design. - Management of Engineers and Technicians in the production of calculations, design deliverables

(including drawings, specifications, and reports), site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaison, liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and any other relevant duty.

- Produce design deliverables (including drawings, specifications, and reports), site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and ensure progress against the project brief.

- Check calculations and production of detailed drawings to ensure engineering designs meet appropriate quality and compliance controls, project briefs and customer requirements.

- Collaborate closely with multi-disciplinary members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient, and buildable solutions.

- Contribute to the preparation of enquiry plans, tender reviews, fee estimate sheets, scopes of work and change controls as required.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications We are looking for someone with a Degree in Building Services Engineering (Chartered) - A professional registration (CEng) - Substantial experience – at least 10 years working within the building services engineering area. - Demonstrable experience in delivering projects in multiple sectors that JRA operates in. - Experience in Software design including - Microsoft, Dialux, Amtech, Revit - Knowledge of British Standards, Building Regulations, HTM’s etc. - An understanding of incorporating various renewable technologies. - Experience in managing Senior Engineers, Apprentices and Graduates. - Excellent communication and project management skills. - Understanding of commercial elements of projects. - Confident communication and presentation skills with the ability to simplify complex ideas. - Experience in contributing to bids, proposals, and tender specifications. - Essential technical experience: Design of Electrical Building Services - Able to travel to the office in Birmingham and clients across the region.


For more information about this role please apply, or email Bradley Buttery on bbuttery@pg-rec.com who will be able to provide more details on the opportunity.

Many thanks, Premier Group

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