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Electrical Design Engineer

We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team. We are seeking an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to supplement our Design department. The role involves working full-time hours, Monday to Friday. You will be based at our head office in Ossett, West Yorkshire, but should be flexible for occasional site and client visits. Due to the nature of this role, we understand there will be an element of homeworking necessary to successfully deliver in this position.

We’re offering a salary £40,000 to £50,000 plus car allowance.


The Company – Who will I be working for?

Established in 1992, we started our journey with a team of 3 specialising in electrical and fixtures for ASDA. Fast forward to the present, and we’ve evolved into a robust company of 135 employees spanning five core divisions. Our client list boasts large organisations like Pets at Home, Haribo, Marks & Spencer, and, of course, ASDA.

Today, our nationwide presence encompasses a diverse range of projects, from small-scale retail ventures to expansive warehouse refits. Our expertise spans electrical, mechanical, refit, and roofing solutions.

We’re always on the lookout for exceptional talents to join us on our current and future projects.


The Role – What will I be doing?

You will be responsible for designing systems and producing working drawings associated with various services, including small power, DB scheduling, E-M schematics, LV distribution (including settings information), lighting, respective control strategies, and a limited amount of fire alarm layouts and details. These designs will primarily be for the retail (supermarket and High St stores) and commercial (offices) sectors. Additionally, part of your role will involve assisting with and completing O&M information upon project completion.


What will I need?

At Key everyone works as a team to achieve quality work delivered to our clients, this is something we look for in all our people and is essential in this role.

You must be fully conversant with current wiring and emergency lighting regulations and be confident in advising operational, estimating and delivery teams all such principles to be applied. In addition:

  • Be suitably qualified (minimum of HND) in the design of electrical building services in retail and commercial buildings
  • Be skilled in design tools such as Trimble, Amtech, Dialux and AutoCAD
  • Ideally have CEng or working towards Chartership
  • Have a UK Driving license



The Benefits – Why should I work at the Key Group?

We offer a vibrant work culture, led by our dynamic Working Well Squad who drive Company events, recognition, and people initiatives.

We grow our people. We’re proud that 75% of our management team were promoted from within.

Here at the Key Group, your brilliant ideas and hard work don’t just get noticed – they get celebrated and rewarded. As a part of our team, you earn extra holidays based on your length of service, and we’ll even throw in the option to snag health cover. Because at our place, we believe in making work awesome, every single day.


We are a proud equal opportunity employer, firmly convinced that a diverse team is the key to staying at the forefront of our industry. Our goal is to foster a workplace where everyone can leverage their skills to the fullest, free from discrimination or harassment, and where merit guides all decisions.

We stand against discrimination based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Such discrimination has no place among our team, and we do not tolerate it from anyone working for or with us.