Graduate Electrical Design Engineer

Job Locations UK-London
# of Openings
Electrical and Desk Production


TAIT is the Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering world-class solutions for live experiences. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT delivers world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 900 employees in 14 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.

TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.



To work within the electrical engineering team under the supervision of electrical design engineers on the hardware design of electrical control systems for entertainment-based industrial automation projects.

Must have some experience in Control Panels


Working under the supervision of electrical design engineers, the Graduate Electrical Design Engineer will need to develop strong relationships with the controls, mechanical design, electrical production and project teams. You will also be required to interact effectively with external equipment suppliers. This will require excellent verbal and written communication and organisational skills in order to coordinate demanding deadlines.


You will need a good understanding of electrical machinery and control systems, the ability to read and create electrical schematics at a high level and will have to develop a good understanding of the relevant technology.


Accuracy and attention to detail are of paramount importance. You will need to be hands-on, have a good work ethic, be able to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:


  • To perform the detailed hardware design of the power and control cabinets and the site installation and cabling for entertainment automation projects.
  • To liaise with electrical design engineers and other departments to ensure your designs co-ordinate with site and meet the technical requirements.
  • To prepare right-first-time designs for manufacturing, installation and commissioning.
  • To understand and apply the appropriate standards.
  • To perform and record calculations to demonstrate that the design works correctly and meets the relevant standards.
  • To produce and maintain detailed schematics, manufacturing drawings, cable schedules, wiring lists, parts lists and test sheets using Eplan Electric P8 / ProPanel.
  • To produce and maintain detailed manufacturing documentation for the production team.
  • To maintain close relationships with production and external suppliers to ensure delivery to agreed schedules.
  • To work in multi-disciplinary teams on a variety of projects – often concurrently and to tight timescales.
  • To research new products that meet the technical and design needs


  • Electrical Engineering Degree to at least 2:1, or equivalent or Apprentice traine
  • Practical work experience of electrical control panels in either a manufacturing or design context.
  • Competent Microsoft Office user - in particular Excel
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.
  • Good understanding of electrical machines.
  • Good understanding of the fundamentals of electrical calculations.


We do not use Recruitment Agencies and as such do not accept speculative CV’s. We will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised post. Any unsolicited CV’s received will be treated as the property of TAIT and Terms and Conditions associated with the use of such CV’s will be considered null and void.


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