Role description

We are looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to work in Ghent and on site in Antwerp, Belgium. This is an initial 1-year contract with the possibility for extensions.


  • To cotriute to the quality insurance plan related to the electrical field.
  • To establish design principles for installations/equipment/structures.
  • To collaborate with the Owner and the other designers in developing the project design.
  • To guarantee proper dimensioning of the installations/equipment/structures.
  • To issue instructions to the design and calculation team.
  • To control and monitor the creation and progress of any graphic materials and any measurement overviews.
  • To issue any Design Notes, Drafts, Specifications, Technical Specifications, and Briefs etc.
  • To provide cost estimates for the works under consideration.
  • To understand, analyze, and comment on the tenders and proposals submitted by the Bidders.
  • To control and validate the produced documents (analysis, brief) before delivery.
  • To comply with and enforce compliance with the Health/Safety guidelines set out in the Project Safety Plan.
  • To create graphic materials based on instructions by Technical Specialist (Lead Engineer).
  • To structure files and organize computer-assisted design.
  • To take part in the dimensioning of simple installations/equipment based on standards, regulations, codes of practice and internal guidelines.
  • To create measurement overviews (BOQ).

Essential skills

  • Master’s degree in (electro)mechanics, building services
  • Autonomy, collaborative, reliable, high level of probity
  • At least 2 years of Electrical engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Design standards / (local) regulations.
  • Design electrical installations : medium voltage / low voltage / very low voltage.
  • Knowledge medium voltage systems : medium voltage cabinets / transformer / cabling.
  • Knowledge low voltage systems : electrical cabinets / earthing / (emergency)lighting / security supply (UPS/generators) / lightning protection / calculations : cabling, selectivity, voltage drop, etc.
  • Knowledge very low voltage systems : data / fire detection / access control / CCTV, etc.
  • Knowledge of Drafting Autocad.
  • Good Knowledge of 2D & 3D drawing tools (Stabicad, Revit).
  • Knowledge of Dialux.

Anelia Koleva is a Senior Recruitment Consultant, specialised in the Continental European markets, with extensive nuclear experience across different countries, including new build, operations, decommissioning, and research reactors. Experience with senior and executive-level roles, both permanent and contract assignments.

Anelia Koleva