Graduate Electrical Design Engineers


Salary depends on experience + discretionary performance related bonus scheme paid twice yearly + 25 days holiday + bank holidays + pension + medical cover

A leading building services consultancy requires graduates in electrical design engineering to work on a variety of prestigious building services projects from their Plymouth offices. Applicants will be either newly graduated or already have 1-3 years’ experience and have achieved a minimum of a 2.1 BEng or MEng degree in an appropriate subject. The successful candidate will join our in-house training scheme to achieve chartership with one of our recognised engineering institutions. The position provides excellent career opportunities and benefits from a first-rate remuneration package, which includes holiday purchase and cycle to work scheme. 

To apply for this role you should meet the following criteria:

  • BEng or MEng qualified in an appropriate subject
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Be passionate, driven and determined to develop career to higher status
  • Be fully IT literate with basic knowledge of BIM and relevant design software
  • Hold a full UK driving license
  • Be smart in appearance and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines


The job role will include the following:

  • Preparation of detailed design calculation
  • Providing solutions to design problems
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Production of manual and CAD drawings
  • Production of Revit 3D designs
  • Working with clients and design teams
  • Preparation of sites surveys
  • Commitment to achieving professional qualification

Working in a friendly environment you will assist the senior engineers in all aspects of electrical design. You will be assigned a mentor within your team who will work and liaise closely with you in your day-to-day work.

SDS have an excellent track record and reputation across the South West. This role will appeal to an ambitious engineer looking for real career development with the opportunity to work on major projects and the chance of developing their knowledge of the built environment.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to

SDS is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We do not accept CVs from agencies.