C&I Engineer

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Control & Instrumentation

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Our client are recruiting Control & Instrumentation Engineers to join their Nuclear business in our office in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The Newcastle office focuses predominantly on supporting the execution of projects relating to control, monitoring and high integrity safety systems and is the centre of excellence on control systems.

They have long term strong relationships with all major clients in the nuclear industry in the UK and can provide opportunities to work across a variety of nuclear projects at all stages of the project life cycle. They have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing presence and knowledge of the nuclear industry due to a heritage of working in this market for over 50 years.

Our client has C&I engineer roles for those interested in developing a long-term career in nuclear engineering. Candidates will ideally have some experience of EC&I engineering from another industry or an EC&I engineering degree. They will provide a tailored training and development programme to ensure you have the knowledge and experience to progress to more senior roles.

Scope of Work

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Successful execution of high quality engineering work to time, quality, budget and customer satisfaction
Support projects that are concerned with replacement of obsolete C&I systems / equipment or development of new systems, in particular control / PLC systems
Support the design, configuration, implementation and testing of SCADA systems
Design and testing of simulation software devices for complete project simulation
Input in to the safety justifications for the new or replacement C&I systems/components
Understanding of fault analysis and reliability assessments using recognised techniques such as FMEA, FTA, HAZID and HAZOP
Manage own engineering design and assessment work within associated project budgets
Engage with clients in order to understand technical needs and develop successful working relationships

Knowledge and experience of a range of C&I equipment and its application in both conventional and safety related applications
Previous work on PLCs or control systems is desirable
Knowledge of PLC programming and system integration, SCADA configuration and software testing techniques and experience of installation and commissioning of PLC / SCADA systems is desirable
Knowledge and experience of relevant guidelines, standards and practices, specifically IEC 61508 / 61513 / 61226 is desirable
Experience of working in a highly regulated industry
Chartered engineer status with a relevant professional body (or experience necessary to qualify for such) or good demonstration of progression towards this standard