Fire Alarm Design Engineer

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Fire Alarm Design Engineer based at Allday House, Warrington.

Job Role
The SCP project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants.

A CE&I Engineer is required to undertake detail design activities on the SCP project.
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently, and have demonstrable engineering experience, be confident in their own ability to deliver the Electrical/Fire scope on this project.

The SCP project are looking for a "right first time" approach and as such, we seek candidates who can rise to the challenge of being part of an innovative and driven team and are capable of efficient and timely production of quality discipline deliverables.

The engineer shall work closely with the Lead Electrical Engineer, Process Engineers, Mechanical engineers, PDMS and Civil Engineers to deliver an CE&I design.

The candidate shall also be able to, support CE&I Designers to develop the Fire Detection & Alarm System drawings. The candidate shall be familiar with AVEVA design tools (AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical), preferable but not essential.
The candidate shall be familiar with the following:

Develop Loop Diagrams, Cable Schedules, Block Cable Diagrams & Single Line Diagrams.
Develop control panel schematic diagrams General Arrangements and Parts Lists.
Develop Cause & Effect Schedule & Documentation.
Support the PDMS team in developing the 3D plant model.
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 cable sizing and selection, calculations and verification checks.
Proactive interaction with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met. Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule.
Support the Lead Electrical, Principal Control and Principal Instrumentation Engineer and Management where required.
Minimum 5 years' experience of working within a highly regulated industry, 2 of which must have been gained within the nuclear industry.
Must have a sound knowledge of electrical design processes.
Must have ability to demonstrate Fire Systems Design processes & worked to BAFE SP203-1.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members
Knowledge of AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical shall be advantageous.
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.
Use of Trimble (Amtech) Pro design for complete electrical design model

Microsoft Office Packages
AVEVA Electrical and Instrumentation

Current possession of a P1 Sellafield pass would be ideal.