Senior Engineers are at the core of our projects, being the people in charge of the day-to-day running of projects and acting as the first port of call both internally and externally.  As such, they will have the most detailed knowledge about all aspects of their projects.

We are looking for motivated Senior Electrical Engineers who want to be part of the Max Fordham team as we respond to what clients and our society needs.

Working as part of the core Electrical Team in our London Office you will be expected to deliver efficient, high quality electrical designs for the most interesting and complex projects undertaken by the practice.

In addition, you will contribute to the work of the core Electrical Team to maintain the high standard of electrical design throughout the practice by sharing your knowledge and experience.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer you will provide training and support to junior members of the Electrical Team.

Our people enjoy contributing to the process of collaborative working - from developing a well thought out brief, to delivering a building or project that exceeds the client’s expectations.


You will be inspired by beautiful engineering design.  Whilst being able to work on your own, you will be motivated to work collaboratively and instil confidence in others, contributing positively to the team. 

This role requires you to represent the practice on projects on a day to day basis, so it is important to demonstrate your previous electrical engineering design experience on a range of projects from inception to practical completion, within an established engineering practice.  

You will be able to explain your approach electrical design and will be comfortable discussing all electrical principles encountered by a senior electrical engineer.

You are likely to be chartered or working towards chartered status with IET or CIBSE. A sound understanding of CAD, Revit and Amtech is essential.

You will have experience taking primary responsibility for leading the electrical design on mid-size or larger projects. It is essential that you are able to prioritise a highly varied workload.


  • Excellent growth opportunities for your personal and career development in a knowledge driven environment
  • Mentored support towards professional accreditation
  • Interesting and technically challenging projects
  • An Inclusive culture and cooperative environment
  • Opportunities for involvement in business-running activities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee bonus
  • Future opportunities for Partnership
  • Six weeks holiday (including Bank holidays)
  • Max Fordham Pension Scheme
  • Other benefits include generous paid parental leave, sick pay, and treatment pay.


Salary - dependent on experience


This position is available for an immediate start.

If you are interested in working with us, we are keen to hear from you. Please apply with a conversational letter together with your CV, that tells us how your skills match our criteria, and how your interests align with our vision for a beautifully engineered net zero carbon world.

Please use this link to apply.

If you have any additional queries, please contact Anya Hadden at You will also need to demonstrate how you are eligible to work in the UK.