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Senior Electrical Engineer - Berlin (2145) in Berlin at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

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Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen in our Berlin Building Services team for a Senior Electrical Engineer. This role will see you playing an electrical job leader role on some of the most iconic built environment projects in Europe.

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Building Environment


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Berlin – a city renowned for innovation, creativity and diversity is a natural home for BuroHappold’s distinctive approach to engineering. With projects ranging from the Zalando Headquarters to The Berlin State Opera House, our team in Germany’s exciting capital bring forward a design process offering a truly holistic approach to problem solving and delivering ever more sophisticated solutions for the built environment as a result. 

About the role...

Working as part of our dynamic, diverse building services team, this role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most challenging developments in Germany. Team work and a collaborative approach are key to any project at BuroHappold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.

What design work will I be doing?

  • Detailed design drawings with a specialisation in electrical design.
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules and design development reports.
  • Plan and manage CAD documentation of design work.
  • Keep senior design team members informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the BuroHappold and the client are achieved.

Outside of design, what else will I do?

  • Manage project finances, monitor scope, ensure quality and manage deliverables.
  • Plan, organise and manage your workload to ensure that you are meeting clients expectations.
  • Attending client, site and external design team meetings.

More about you...

As an experienced building services engineer, it is expected that you would be able to demonstrate...

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Experience as a electrical job leader.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering.
  • AutoCAD, REVIT and similar software skills.
  • Excel (a detailed understanding including the use of macros).
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • German language skills.

What's in it for you...

  • Collaborate within a truly multidisciplinary environment, capitalising on BuroHappold’s extensive knowledge base in building physics, micro-climate analysis, climate change mitigation and energy master planning to inform truly environmentally responsive MEP designs;
  • Work on some of the most exciting projects in Germany with high profile clients and architects;
  • Through collaborative working, gain new insights from colleagues in Warsaw, Copenhagen and elsewhere.

For an informal discussion please get in touch with Thomas White in the BuroHappold recruitment team (

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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