Junior Design Engineer

Posted By: Vikki Malia
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ponteland, Newcastle
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Engineering

Central Employment are looking to recruit a Junior Design Engineer/CAD technician to undertake electrical control panel designs due to an increase in workload and project enquiries in Newcastle.

As a company, they design and manufacture electrical panels and associated devices for the street lighting industry. They are also expanding into the Electric Vehicle Charging market and require another member in the team.


  • Understand project requirements and concepts
  • Use engineering techniques to create drafts, models and prototypes
  • Collaborate with team members to complete projects
  • Use feedback from other designers to improve
  • Create high-quality detailed technical drawings and plans based on designs supplied by consultants and designers and make modifications to existing drawings
  • Use a variety of CAD software programmes to create designs in 2D and 3D models
  • Provide technical advice to manufacturing
  • Provide accurate, detailed and to scale drawings
  • Ensure drawings are compliant with industry and health and safety standards and protocols
  • Conduct site visits and surveys when required
  • Present working drawings for use in all stages of the project, tender, manufacture/construction and installation
  • Creation of Bills of Materials and selection of suitable components
  • Produce installation and manufacturing documentation
  • Maintain accurate records


  • HNC/HND in Electrical Engineering
  • Previous experience working in manufacturing environment
  • Previous of experience as a junior design/technician preferable but not essential
  • Good knowledge of electrical systems and theory
  • Previous knowledge of electrical control panels desirable
  • Experience with design software, preferably SolidEdge, CorelDRAW, 2D CAD programs
  • Teamwork skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Time management and multitasking abilities
  • Creativity skills and problem-solving attitude

This is a permanent role. It is a perfect environment for a junior design engineer looking to pick up new skills and be part of an establish team.

Suitable candidates should contact Vikki Malia, our Trades & Labour Consultant to discuss this opportunity further.

This role is an immediate start so please apply online (attaching your CV) as soon as possible. Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually, please be assured that we will contact all applicants selected for interview in due course. Central Employment are an equal opportunities Employer.

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