Project Engineer/Senior Project Engineer

Contract Type: Full-time

Company: R&B Switchgear Services (Aberdeen) Ltd

Location: AB21 0GN, Unit 4, Harlaw Centre, Howemoss Crescent, Dyce,

Salary: Competitive

We’re looking for a dynamic, solutions-focused Project Engineer/Senior Project Engineer to join our office team in Aberdeen.

R&B Switchgear Group has provided world-class power engineering solutions to a global client base since 1985. Specialising in the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of LV and HV switchgear and associated assets, we provide turnkey solutions to some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies.

With group companies located throughout the UK, USA and Singapore, the company’s project management and service teams are continually working together to take on complex power distribution projects across international waters.


Your new role

You will play a pivotal role in the survey, quotation, delivery and execution of electrical maintenance and installation projects for some of the world’s most reputable brands, working across a wide range of industries including Utilities, Marine, Oil and Gas, Renewables, and Transport.

From planned preventative maintenance and service contracts, to retrofits and major installation projects, you will be responsible for managing LV and HV switchgear projects from cradle to grave, ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with company policies, contractual agreements, and HSSEQ requirements. You will demonstrate strong leadership skills, ensuring financial and operational targets are met or exceeded, and project deadlines are achieved successfully.

You will demonstrate your ability to be organised, efficient and considered in your time. You will bring a positive attitude to your work and help foster our culture of coaching and collaboration, to support your own growth and development, as well as the next generation of talent.

This client-facing role requires strong people skills and experience in managing internal & external relationships. At R&B we have client partners who have worked with us for 20+ years and this is testament to the working relationships our team nurture and develop over time.

As industry specialists, we are looking for talented individuals who thrive on finding engineering solutions for our clients – from developing bespoke maintenance & electrical healthcare plans to working with our retrofit team to extend the life cycle of our clients’ assets.

The successful candidate will work closely with our site services engineers to ensure a seamless briefing of work scope and objectives, delivering solutions on time, within budget and to the highest standards. You will continuously promote engineering excellence and embed a culture of HSSEQ.


What will you get in return?

As a business we value our people, because it’s our people who set us apart. As a member of our team, you’ll receive a wide range of benefits including;

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual performance-related bonus scheme and pay reviews

Investment in training/career development:

  • Bespoke training and career development opportunities including professional qualifications and accreditation

A flexible working environment:

  • Including an early Friday finish to help employees maximise personal time
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

Health & Wellbeing Benefits:

  • Occupational Health Provider
  • Company wellbeing workshops
  • Access to mental health support and counselling
  • Sick pay scheme for those days you need to rest and recover

Tax efficient benefits (salary sacrifice):

  • Auto-enrolment personal pension scheme which is matched by the company
  • Company car allowance


  • Social committee with calendar of regular social events – all paid for by the business
  • Individual recognition and reward schemes including employee of the year celebration
  • Free parking


Your skills and background:
  • A minimum of 2 years in a similar position within the industry or qualified at degree level in an engineering-based subject
  • A strong background in Electrical Engineering with a thorough knowledge of switchgear manufacturing and/or maintenance
  • The ideal candidate should be familiar with MV/LV electrical switchgear systems, including circuit breakers and a knowledge of electrical protection schemes.
  • Knowledge and experience with retrofitting of LV and MV switchgear is advantageous
  • Ability to advise and specify new equipment to replace heritage products
  • Ability to procure parts from R&B’s extensive supplier network
  • Experience with switchgear and associated equipment – including knowledge of FAT and SAT processes
  • Experience in negotiating contracts with clients and suppliers is advantageous
  • Ability to read and interpret technical CAD drawings is required
  • Full UK Driving License is required

Our employees benefit from a great work environment, competitive salaries, use of company vehicles, unique travel opportunities and much more.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower everyone. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.

If you have a passion for engineering, a hunger to learn and a positive work ethic then we want to hear from you!