Senior EC&I Engineer

Assystem UK Ltd
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior EC&I Engineer
Location: Risley, Warrington
Employment type: Contract


Assystem seeking to recruit a Senior EC&I Engineer, to be based in Risley. As Senior EC&I Engineer
you will be instrumentation biased with an ability to develop process control panel schematics with a demonstrable knowledge of process instrumentation and an ability to work closely with Process Engineers, Mechanical engineers, PDMS and Civil Engineers to deliver an EC&I design.
You will be required to support EC&I Designers to develop panel schematics based on Sequence and Interlock Definition Documents (SIDD).

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
The role of a Senior EC&I Engineer is wide and will include:

* Develop Instrument Schedules, Block Cable Diagrams, and Instrument Data Sheets.
* Develop control panel schematic diagrams.
* Support the PDMS team in developing the 3D plant model.
* Develop schemes for Instrument Loop Drawings, Hook-Up Drawings, and Instrument Mounting Drawings.
* Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.
* Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including documentation review etc.
* Ensure that all designs are to required standards and that the project objectives are met. Ensure that the work is completed to the agreed schedule.
* Preparation of project instrument schedules, design, Including instrument sizing and selection, calculations and verification checks
* Assist Instrument designers with the preparation of instrumentation drawings.
* Provide guidance to PDMS engineers and other discipline engineers on Instrumentation engineering matters
* Proactive interaction with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met. Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule.
* Participate in relevant meetings, such as Model Reviews, Design reviews. Use suitable technology to increase efficiency.
* Support the Lead/Principal Control and Instrumentation Engineer and Management where required.
* Supervise junior Engineers/Apprentice's.

Key Skills:

* Produce designs (including control panels general arrangements layout diagrams schematic diagrams) documentation and calculations in support of project
* The ability to work from customer specifications with support from the Principal Engineer to ensure that the design meets the clients' requirements and is delivered on time and within budget
* Team leadership and technical leadership of a team of EC&I Engineers electrical engineers and designers
* To act as Lead Engineer on projects as required
* Assist the Project Manager in smooth running of the project with an understanding and accountability for times cost quality and deliverables
* Knowledge and application of European and International Standards
* Knowledge and application of EC&I best practice
* Preparation of high level technical documents required on the project. (Basis of design user requirement specifications design requirement specs design substantiation reports functional specifications etc.)
* Knowledge and application of Electromagnetic compatibility.

Desirable Skills:

* Minimum 5 years' experience of working within a highly regulated industry, 2 of which must have been gained within the nuclear industry.
* Proficient with AutoCAD (latest version preferred) / AutoCAD and AVEVA Instrumentation
* Developing Instrumentation Schedules, Instrument Data Sheets.
* Must have sound knowledge of process instrumentation.
* Must have a sound knowledge of electrical panel design processes.
* Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
* Preference is to have a P1 pass however, this is not mandatory.
* Familiar with Electrical design principles.
* Knowledge of Low Voltage Directive.
* Knowledge of Minimum Design Safety Principles


* Minimum qualification for this role is HNC in electrical engineering or equivalent qualification with a high emphasis on electrical engineering
* Preferred qualification for this role is HND in electrical engineering or equivalent qualification with a high emphasis on electrical engineering

Security clearance:
Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance.
How to Apply:
For an informal, confidential discussion about this role or to discuss other opportunities at Assystem Energy & Infrastructure Ltd please call Louise O'Neill directly on (Apply online only).

To apply for the position you can follow the link from this advert, forward your CV to either or

You can also connect with Louise on LinkedIn at https://(url removed)/in/louise-o-neill-2803

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